South Thunder Mountain Climber's Log

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yadahzoemtn - Apr 25, 2021 7:54 am Date Climbed: Apr 25, 2021

One of my favorites  Sucess!

With Michael and Signe, two of my favorite people.

Josh Behunin

Josh Behunin - Sep 15, 2020 9:14 am Date Climbed: Sep 7, 2020

The Beat out  Sucess! for a full trip report check out our video on you tube at peaks in the bag. South thunder has always been a favorite for me. From chip man to this peak the ridge is like no other. Not thats its really scrambling but the cliffs are insane. Lots of cool out cropping and dramatic vistas. saw some goats up here. The worst part is getting down to bells. It takes more route finding than one would expect.

Ethan Clark

Ethan Clark - Aug 7, 2019 9:58 pm Date Climbed: Aug 7, 2019

South Thunder from Bells Canyon  Sucess!

Hiked up Bells and made it to the top and came down in the rain

Wisemtn - Aug 5, 2018 8:45 am Date Climbed: Aug 4, 2018

Beatout  Sucess!

4th and final of Beatout

Ryan Borzea

Ryan Borzea - Aug 17, 2016 12:24 pm Date Climbed: Jun 25, 2016

via Alpine, SH Springs TH  Sucess!

What an awesome hike!
6 Miles, 5500' ele. gain


swenspud - Aug 6, 2016 1:36 am Date Climbed: Jun 23, 2016

South Thunder  Sucess!

Part of the Beatout


kteichert - Jul 4, 2016 11:25 pm Date Climbed: Jul 4, 2016

Happy independence America   Sucess!

Started in Alpine at the Lehi gate. Skirted up and around Lake Hardy. 6.4 miles to the top, in 3 hours 30 minutes. Coupled it with North Thunder.

grromrell - Oct 30, 2015 12:32 pm Date Climbed: Oct 17, 2015

Via Lake Hardy  Sucess!

Did as a two day with Brian T. Windy and rainy but worth it!


ridings82 - Jul 26, 2015 8:10 pm Date Climbed: Jul 25, 2015

South Thunder Mountain  Sucess!

Began from the Schoolhouse Springs trailhead, through the First Hamongog, then to the North Mountain Trail and up the Lake Hardy Trail. Scrambled from the north side of Lake Hardy, then to the saddle and up South Thunder. The views up there are amazing.

Via Lake Hardy - 07/25/15


dstevenson0204 - Oct 11, 2014 11:37 am Date Climbed: Sep 10, 2014

Hematoma Quad  Sucess!

One of the 4 peaks up Coalpit Gulch to North Thunder to Lone Peak and down Jacobs Ladder in a day!


edge - Sep 20, 2014 12:03 pm

South Thunder  Sucess!

Did it as part of the Beatout. Scrambling along Lightning Ridge was fun. Amazing cliffs down into Hogum Gulch! Awesome views and good to be on the last summit of the day!

Rocky Alps

Rocky Alps - Jul 6, 2014 3:39 am Date Climbed: Jun 27, 2014

Beatout  Sucess!

Made the summit as part of the Beatout Hike with David and Kendrick. The views were among the best I've seen in the Wasatch, thanks in part to some cool, cloudy weather. See "Misty Mountains" trip report for details.

David Mortensen

David Mortensen - Jun 28, 2014 6:23 pm Date Climbed: Jun 27, 2014

South Thunder Mountain  Sucess!

I did the Beatout Route with Brandon and Kendrick. It was an incredibly scenic route. It was a long day but worth it. (Pfiefferhorn, Upwop, Chipman, South Thunder).

Matthew Van Horn

Matthew Van Horn - Sep 23, 2013 5:12 pm Date Climbed: Sep 21, 2013

eat lighning and crap thunder  Sucess!

Traverse from Lone Peak and Upper Bells


runbyu1 - Jul 26, 2013 12:04 am Date Climbed: Jul 24, 2013

2nd time - From North Thunder This Time  Sucess!

Came over from North Thunder this time. That ridge has a couple tricky spots but we managed to make it with no major issues. Headed down to Alpine via schoolhouse springs for a Little Cottonwood to Alpine traverse. Long, slow day, but gorgeous up there!

Note: Although coming up from Alpine is long, I believe it is much easier than coming up from any of the Little Cottonwood routes.

MAero - Jun 1, 2013 7:38 pm Date Climbed: Aug 4, 2013

From Alpine  Sucess!

8/4/13 - WMC Summer Beatout Trip report
6/1/13 - Hike w/ WMC group. 5 hours up, 3+ down. Took a wrong turn the road walk on the way down and had to find a faint trail to get us back on the correct road. Trip report


seano - May 24, 2013 7:34 pm Date Climbed: May 24, 2013

From Pfeifferhorn  Sucess!

Fun climbing from the low-point of the ridge to where it turns north, then kind of a slog. Continued to North Thunder and down Hogum Creek, which is kind of backwards. Trip report.


utahjimk - May 12, 2013 3:15 pm Date Climbed: May 11, 2013

slog  Sucess!

As part of WMC group (Sam & Glen) on The Beatout. Too warm for the snow - it was soft & unsupportable.


runbyu1 - Nov 24, 2012 11:45 pm Date Climbed: Nov 9, 2012

Really windy and cold (via Alpine)  Sucess!

Ran up from Alpine via Schoolhouse Springs with Craig. Very runnable most of the way up. We did detour down to Lake Hardy (pretty amazing), but should have stayed up and to the left about a 1/4 mile before the lake instead of dropping down to the lake. We were intending to go on to North Thunder but 50+ mph winds and cold freezing hand made it a death wish. I was really disappointed to not make it over to North Thunder but we had a BLAST bombing down the mountain on the way down.


voxnihili - Aug 13, 2012 11:32 am Date Climbed: Aug 12, 2012

Beatout Hike  Sucess!

Very hazy due to wildfires so the views were limited but still good.

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