Grandeur Peak
West Route

Hiking the Wasatch Mountains

Pictures of :
Mount Olympus
Emigration Ridge
Paraglyding
Salt Lake City, Utah




Thursday, October 18, 2001



A view of Grandeur Peak from Highway 2-15




Emigration Ridge from the west route to Grandeur Peak.




Bob and Jared sitting near the limestone hogback
The Pug was skippin' around.




The limestone "hogback" that winds up Grandeur Peak
This wall is semi-popular for climbing, it is called "The Reef"




Looking north over the Emigration Ridge
toward Grandview Peak and Lookout Peak




Looking northwest toward the Avenues north of downtown Salt Lake.
Ensign Peak is the peak in the foreground furthest to the left.




Downtown Salt Lake City




Looking north toward Lookout Peak




Mountain Dell Upper and Lower Reservoirs




Looking east toward the Uinta Mountains




Looking south toward Gobbler's Knob on the Olympus Ridge.




Looking south at the whole Olympus Ridge:
Gobbler's Knob, Mount Raymond, Thaynes Peak, Wildcat Ridge and Mount Olympus




A view of Mount Olympus from Highway 2-15
The contrail points to the top of the West Slabs
The houses below it are in an area called Olympus Cove.




A view of Mount Olympus from the summit of Grandeur Peak.
Olympus Cove is at it's base.




Mount Olympus, The actual peak is the bump furthest to the left.
The West Slabs are the wall to the furthest right.





We saw two paraglyders take off from near the summit of Grandeur Peak.
This is the first guy.




No Ropes




Bob and Jared talking to the 2nd paraglyder.


The final maneuver before lift off




And there he goes




Flying over Highway 2-15




The Great Salt Lake and the Stansbury Island




The Oquirrh Mountain Range




Special Thanks to: Bob, Jared, and The Pug




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