Gobblers Knob

Wasatch Mountains
Millcreek Canyon
Alexander Basin
Salt lake City, Utah
Big Cottonwood Canyon
Cottonwood Ridge

Gobblers Knob Summit 10,246 '

We hiked up Alexander Basin in Millcreek Canyon. It took us 2 hours to reach Gobblers Knob. The last part of Alexander Basin was snow covered. The views from the top were outstanding. We sat on the top until sunset. It was cold.

October 18, 2002

From the summit of Gobblers Knob looking east at the moon rise.
The Wasatch Crest is visible below. In front of the peak on the left is Desolation Lake.

Moon rise over the Uintas. The Wastch Crest is in the foreground.

Cottonwood Ridge
AF Twin Peaks (Alpine Ridge) Mount Superior, Monte Cristo, 3 unnameds,
Dromedary, Sunrise, and BF Twin Peaks.

Dromedary Peak, Sunrise Peak unnamed and Broads Fork Twin Peaks.

BF Twin Peaks, Stairs Gulch Peak, and Storm Mountain

American Fork Twin Peaks (far left background) Superior Peak, Monte Cristo.
In the foreground is the head of Mineral Fork.

Mount Raymond, Gobblers Knob's ancient neighbor.
In the background is Flat Top Mountain, the tallest in the Oquirrh Mountains at 10,620'.

Looking north toward Lookout Peak, Mount Aire is in the foreground.

Looking northwest toward the Great Salt Lake with Antelope Island.
Grandeur Peak is the obvious peak.

Looking west down Wildcat Ridge and Mount Olympus.
In the background are the Oquirrh Mountains and Deseret Peak in the Stansbury Mountains.

Looking east toward the Uinta Mountains
Kletting Peak, Hayden Peak and Agassiz Peak

Looking northeast over the Wasatch Badlands and Lewis Peak 9,304'.
In the foreground is Millvue Peak.

Same shot as above, a little later at night.

Looking north toward the Northern Wasatch.
Grandview Peak (foreground point)
Francis Peak (Radio Towers)

The Northern Wasatch
Lookout Peak is on the left.

That's me on the summit of Gobblers Knob.

The Pug on the summit of Gobblers Knob.
How many dogs this size climb 10,246 foot peaks?
Behind is the Cottonwood Ridge.

Looking west over the Great Salt Lake. In far background are the Silver Island Mountains.
The tallest peak visible is Pilot Peak in Nevada.

Kessler Peak in the Oquirrh Mountains.

Antelope Island in the Great Salt Lake

Going down Gobblers Knob looking east over the Wasatch Crest.

Thanks to Gloria


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