Thunder Mountain, Melinda !!!
You were off of the main trail, right?
Thanks Larry! Yes, I started hiking at Albion Basin. After American Fork Twin Peaks, I just followed the divide. There is no maintained trail on the ridge. This photo was taken near Red Baldy.
I've heard of some people doing Cottonwood
Ridge from Alta to Wasatch Boulervard.
Great picture, Melinda! Amazing stuff.
I did a hike that combined the Bullion Divide and Beatout Hike on the Alpine Ridge. It was a long day. I’ve done the Cottonwood Traverse a couple times. Going from west to east has more elevation gain. The opposite direction starts higher and does the crux of the traverse, west of Monte Cristo, earlier in the day. I started at Alta and ended at Broads Fork. Didn’t quite make it to Wasatch Boulevard :)
I'm trying to improve my scrambling - doing the Bullion Divide is a big goal of mine.
Thanks! With good route finding, the Bullion Divide does not exceed class 3 scrambling. If you do run into more difficult terrain you should be able to find a way around it on either side of the ridge. It’s a fun route and I highly recommend it.
We all love your self-reliance, courage,
sense-of-direction and valuable beta information.
But ... do you see what you started? : )
Thanks Larry! Very kind words.
I didn't start it. You got the wrong person ; )
I actually think it was you. Remember this Photo
Actually, I think your photo was posted before
That's the only reason I can think of (why) it received more votes than mine.
Glad you remembered that picture, I ended up
having to purchase another pair of trousers!
Have a great weekend !!! : )))