Mount Raymond
Wasatch Mountains
Millcreek Canyon
to Big Cottonwood Canyon

We went from Alexander Basin in Millcreek Canyon, over Gobbler's Knob 10,246, to Mount Raymond 10,241' and down Mill B North Fork which took us to the S Curve in Big Cottonwood Canyon.

We dropped off a car by the S-Curve and then drove Ruojia's car into Millcreek Canyon. A little over eight miles up Millcreek Canyon is the Alexander Basin turnout. This trail is the fastest way to Gobbler's Knob. It only took us about 1:45 to get to the top, and we stopped for 15 minutes along the way. After Gobbler's Knob we hiked down west, crossed Baker Pass and proceeded up to Mount Raymond.
Near the top of Raymond is some exposed scrambling. If you fall off of this ridge, tell God that Darwin sent ya.

We took the route outlined in red.

Here are our hiking times:
Started at Alexander Basin 3:45 pm 1.5 hike
Gobbler's Knob Summit 5:15 1 rest
Left for Mount Raymond 6:15 1.25 hike
Mount Raymond Summit 7:30 1.5 rest
Left for Mill B Trailhead 9:00 2.25 hike
Mill B Trailhead - S Curve 11:15 pm 7.5 total 5 hours hiking

Sunday, July 1, 2001

Some of these images were lost because of a virus, I have recovered a few of them,
but most of them are still missing, sorry.

From atop Mount Raymond looking east towards Gobbler's Knob.

From the summit of Raymond looking south to
Dromedary Peak, Sunrise Peak, unnamed, and Twin Peaks.

Looking east up Mount Raymond

Looking south from the west side of Mount Raymond

Wandering around, looking for a faster way down Raymond.

Going down Gobblers Knob toward Mount Raymond

Superior, Monte Cristo, Dromedary, Sunrise Peak and Twin Peaks

Looking south from Mount Raymond toward the Cottonwood Ridge.

The southern ridge of Mount Raymond.

Mineral Fork with Superior Peak at it's head.

Sunrise Peak, Twin Peaks (south side of Big Cottonwood)
Mount Raymond (north side of Big Cottonwood)

Going up Mount Raymond, looking east down Big Cottonwood Canyon.
The tall peak near the head is Mount Wolverine, You can also see into the Alta Mountain Area.
In the middle of the picture is Circle-All Peak.

On top of Mount Raymond, looking northwest.

See views from Gobbler's Knob, done earlier the same day

Special Thanks to Jared, Denyse, Ruojia, and Rick


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