The Wasatch Mountains

130 Pictures: 0-20 , 20-40 , 40-60 , 61-80 , 80-100 , 100-120 , 120-130

Mount Ogden?Mount Ogden? (03/10/2002)

Willard BayWillard Bay (03/10/2002) The bear river drains into the Salt Lake at Willard Bay. The swamp land between the lake and mountains is a favorite gathering spot for birds.

Northern WasatchNorthern Wasatch (03/10/2002) The northern Wasatch Front from the Willard Bay area.

Wasatch MountainsWasatch Mountains (03/10/2002)

PleasantviewPleasantview (03/10/2002)

Wasatch MountainsWasatch Mountains (03/10/2002) A view of the Wasatch Mountains from Willard Bay.

Spine of the MountainsSpine of the Mountains (04/09/2002) The strata of the Wasatch stands out like a spine in this view near Mount Pleasant.

Wasatch RidgeWasatch Ridge (04/09/2002) In the northern wasatch, near mount pleasant.

Chocolate MountainsChocolate Mountains (04/09/2002) In April, the mountains take a chocolate texture as the last of the snow melts. Northern Utah

HoneyvilleHoneyville (04/09/2002) The Wasatch Mountains near Honeyville.

Northern UtahNorthern Utah (04/09/2002)

Little Cottonwood CanyonLittle Cottonwood Canyon (09/05/2004) Little Cottonwood Canyon viewed from the open area near the Sandy Trax station.

Ecker HillEcker Hill (01/26/2006) Ecker Hill viewed from near the Hi Ute Ranch.

Mount Olympus at DuskMount Olympus at Dusk (05/08/2001) Taken from the Senior Center

MountMount (01/24/2001)

Grandeur PeakGrandeur Peak (01/24/2001)

Grandeur PeakGrandeur Peak (01/24/2001)

Grandeur PeakGrandeur Peak (01/24/2001) Picture taken from Churchill parking lot

Mount Olympus and Twin PeaksMount Olympus and Twin Peaks (01/30/2001) This picture from Liberty Park captures the tops of Mount Olympus and Twin Peaks in the distance. A fog bank in Big Cottonwood canyon provides the depth. I am about 10 miles from Olympus and 30 from Twin Peaks. Should have gone megapixels on this one.

Entering the WastachEntering the Wastach (03/10/2002) The rolling hills start taking on the characteristics of the Wasatch as we head south.

130 Pictures: 0-20 , 20-40 , 40-60 , 61-80 , 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 (439 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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