Elevation

11,749 ft / 3,581 m

Prominence

5,279 ft / 1,609 m

Region

Summits

105 summits

Top climbing months

September  30%

August   25%

July   20%

Most climbed route

Aspen Grove

Highlights

  • 2nd highest mountain in Utah's Wasatch Range (after Mount Nebo).
  • Lies in the Uinta National Forest.
  • An Ultra 57 with 5,269 feet of topographic prominence.
  • Towers over Utah Valley, including the cities of Lehi, Provo, Orem, Pleasant Grove, American Fork, and Lindon.
  • Experiences very heavy winter snowfall and avalanche activity is common in winter and spring.
  • One of the most-visited summits in the Rocky Mountains despite a required 14-mile round-trip hike with almost a mile of elevation gain to the summit.
  • 2 main trails of nearly the same length to the summit. Hikers on the trails climb through montane forest, subalpine and alpine zones. The hike is marked by waterfalls, conifers, rocky slopes and ridges, mountain goats, and a small lake, Emerald Lake, at 10,380 feet.
  • "Timp Glacier" is a rock-covered mass found on a long, north-facing slope, and is snow-covered for much of the year.

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