The Wasatch Mountains

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Mount OlympusMount Olympus (01/24/2001) From Churchill Junior High

Salt PileSalt Pile (01/24/2001) A salt pile in the foreground adds a stark contrast to the snow covered mountains in the distance. I am looking toward Parley's Canyon from 3900 South.

Mill Creek CanyonMill Creek Canyon (01/24/2001) This is the mouth of Mill Creek Canyon viewed from the park and ride on 3900 south.

Mill Creek CanyonMill Creek Canyon (01/24/2001) A second shot of the mouth of Mill Creek Canyon from the 3900 South Park and Ride.

Sugar House ParkSugar House Park (01/24/2001) The clouds cap Mount Olympus in this view from Sugar House Park on 1300 East and 2100 South.

Mill Creek and NeffsMill Creek and Neffs (01/24/2001) The sun highlights the snow covered mountains between Mill Creek and Neff's Canyon in the Wasatch. This picture was taken from the hill in Sugar House park

Sugar House ParkSugar House Park (01/24/2001) Looking across Sugarhouse Park toward the mouth of Parley's Canyon.

Sugarhouse ParkSugarhouse Park (01/24/2001) The sun brightens a small bowl in Wasatch Range. This picture taken from Sugarhouse Park.

Wasatch From SugarhouseWasatch From Sugarhouse (01/24/2001) So pretty, I had to take another shot. I am looking North east from Sugarhouse park.

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Bells Canyon?Bells Canyon? (01/25/2001) You'll get several views of this canyon on Lone Peak. The sun lit up the sides of the canyon bringing out the dimensions of the scene.

Bells Canyon?Bells Canyon? (01/25/2001) Another view. Note the moon in the upper left hand corner. The sun did a great job lighting this scene.

Lone Peak ShoulderLone Peak Shoulder (01/25/2001)

Lone Peak CanyonLone Peak Canyon (01/25/2001)

Side CanyonSide Canyon (01/25/2001) It is really tough to take a picture of the wasatch front without getting a house in the way.

Mount Olympus TrailMount Olympus Trail (01/25/2001) This is near the trail up Mount Olympus.

Last LightLast Light (01/25/2001) Capturing the last light. I am at the Factory Outlet Mall in Draper, looking towar Twin Peak.

Twin PeaksTwin Peaks (01/27/2001) Picture taken from the Salt Lake Community College on Redwood Road.

For Sale or LeaseFor Sale or Lease (03/10/2002) I wanted to stop and get a picture of the Northern Wasatch. The best vista I could find had a sign reminding us that it is for sale or lease.

130 Pictures: 0-20 , 20-40 , 41-60 , 60-80 , 80-100 , 100-120 , 120-130

The Wasatch Mountains

Located just East of a major metropolis major metropolis. The Wasatch Mountains are one of the used mountain ranges in the world.

The Wasatch mountains are beneficiaries of a light lake effect snow, making the valley a haven for skiers. The mountains also provide the water needed to make the valley a rich argricultural center...well at least it did until the valley filled up with houses.

Context: Mountains

Salt Lake City (434 pictures) The Wasatch Mountains define the east side of the Salt Lake Valley.

City Creek Canyon (35 pictures) City Creek Canyon drains directly into downtown Salt Lake.

Twin Peak-Wasatch Mountains (11 pictures) Twin Peaks sit between Little and Big Cottonwood Canyon.

Mount Timapnogos (25 pictures) Mount Timpanogas is officially part of the Unitah Moutains. It towers over American Fork in Utah Valley.

Wasatch Boulevard (71 pictures) Wasatch Boulevard traverses the benches at the base of the Wastach Mountains.

Lone Peak (12 pictures) Lone Peak is the southern most peak in the Salt Lake. It is a massive mountain with a numerous steep side caynons. Look carefully from the valley, you can see the famed Lone Peak Circ. It is a beautiful, but long hike.

Mount Olympus (136 pictures) Mount Olympus is the most prominent peak viewed from downtown. The broad north face of the mountain appears as a solid cliff. From the central valley you see it is a steep slope.

Wasatch Mountain State Park (14 pictures) Wasatch Mountain State Park is on the East Side of the Wasatch Mountains near Midway.

2002 SLC Games (64 pictures) The Wasatch Mountains will be one of the main attractions during the 2002 Winter Games, and will feature prominently in all the alpine events.

Park City, Utah (164 pictures) Park City is a resort town on the East side of the Wasatch Mountains.

Mill Creek Canyon (193 pictures) Mill Creek Canyon provides recreational access to the Wastach. You can access Mill Creek Canyon Road from Wasatch Boulevard at about 3700 South.

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