Bagging Peaks: Mt. Timpanogos, Utah



If you haven’t done it yet, here’s a hike that belongs on your bucket list: Mount Timpanogos, otherwise known as Timp. Its summit is one of the most-visited in the Rocky Mountains. The second highest mountain in Utah’s Wasatch Range, Timp soars up to 11,749 feet above sea level. It’s a 14-mile round trip hike which is easiest in summer, though advanced climbers can do it year round.

To get an idea of what it’s like there, take a look at these amazing spherical panoramas created by Martin van Hemert. They are the next best thing to being there. The one above was taken just below the summit. The waterfall below is at the base of Mount Timpanogos.

The closest airport is Provo Airport (about a 30 minute drive) and Salt Lake City is about an hour’s drive away. Robert Redford's Sundance Resort is just a short drive from two trailheads.

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