Grandeur Peak
West Route

Hiking the Wasatch Mountains

Pictures of :
Mount Olympus
Emigration Ridge
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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