Anyone else?This page, adds a trip report to the collection, so check it out.Neat pic of Mt. To reach the north summit of Timpanogos you start out just like you would if you were going to the main summit. They are pretty accustomed to humans, but can be VERY aggressive. Timp during the summer and early fall, there are still times of the year when climbing Mt. There is camping available at Aspen Grove but it is on a very limited basis. He didn't tell me. Please drive safely - several cars each year are driven (or inadvertently forced) off the highway, and need to be winched back up by a tow truck.If you want to do a little backpacking, there are several places to camp on both the Aspen Grove and the Timpooneke trail. (267), Comments Mt Timpanogos Summit via Timpooneke Trail. Don't climb near the falls, fatalities have occurred here in the past. Mount Timpanogos Trail from Aspen Grove is a 15.6 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Aspen Grove, Utah that features a lake and is rated as difficult. Timpanogos Massif. A fee is charged for camping overnight and it has restrooms and running water. Another book mentioned above is "High in Utah", about the county highpoints and a mention of Mt. I read … Winds increasing (moderate winds from the SW on Mon night, stormy winds from the SW by Wed morning). Unfortunately, the elevation gain caused me to become light headed at the last stretch before the summit section along the ridgeline. (Days 3-6): A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Fri afternoon. It fills up fast on the weekends, however. Many people at the Timpooneke trailhead have been parking back on the Alpine Loop, many of them illegally, so this is not recommended. A new section has been added that includes links to all the other peaks in the Timpanogos Massif area. At 11,749 feet, it is the second-highest summit of the Wasatch Mountains (only Mt Nebo is higher). Select a Mountain Summit Use this relief map to navigate to mountain peaks in the area of Mount Timpanogos. Winter climbing requires advanced mountaineering ability. Timpanogos is, you also have to consider the many peaks that also are part of the mountain and now have pages here on Summitpost. "The man, whose name was not released, was reported missing by his friend, Jeff Frederick, 32, of Salt Lake City, who was able to ride out the avalanche and contact police dispatchers by cellular phone. Mount Timpanogos is one of Utah's most popular hiking/climbing destinations and is climbed year round. There are some campgrounds on the American Fork Canyon road although theTimpooneke campground would be the most convenient for those who will hike the Timpooneke trail. The Timpanogos Summit Trail begins 300 yards west of Emerald Lake where Aspen Grove and Timpooneke Trails join. It's been done before to have mountains as children to other mountains. The best part about the north summit is that you will most likely have it to yourself. If the Timpooneke lot is full - drive further up the campground road - about 1/2 mile or so, and follow the sign for the Timpooneke Road, which branches off to the right. Timpanogos is the second highest peak in the Wasatch at 11,749 feet, just below Mt. There are several decent places to camp but be forewarned that they generally are taken early on the weekends. There have been no avalanche deaths this year in Utah. Both trails #052 and #053 connect to trail #054 for continuing the hike up to the Mount Timpanogos 11,750 foot (3,582 m) summit where visitors will be greeted by an expansive and beautiful view of Utah Valley and Utah Lake. Love said her brother had returned home by 9 p.m. and met with his church bishop. It is not my intent to describe every risk you may encounter on visiting this area but the author of this page is not responsible for your safety. Please explore responsibly! To the south you see Mt. The trailhead to the Timpooneke route is just beyond the campground area.BTW, the nearest major airport is Salt Lake City international, located about 45 miles north. Driving a motorhome or towing a trailer is discouraged on the Alpine Highway - it is a steep and narrow road, with many tight corners and blind curves. The best time of year to climb Mt. Thanks for the heads up. Be careful and enjoy your Mt. There's an old article in the newspaper ( about the original route of the Aspen Grove (Mount Timpanogos) trail.
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