Ascent of American Fork Twin Peaks on 1998-08-11
|Others in Party:||Duane Poslusny|
----Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Tuesday, August 11, 1998|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
|Peak:||American Fork Twin Peaks|
| Elevation:||11489 ft / 3501 m|
Ascent Trip ReportWe started at the bottom of Alta, and climbed up Sugarloaf. From Sugarloaf, we headed up to Mount Baldy. At the summit, there was a antenna of some sort. We then descended from Baldy to Hidden Peak (10,992), which is the top of the Snowbird Tram, and ate lunch in the warming hut. After lunch, we hiked up to American Fork Twins, and Red Top. We didn't have the time to go to Red Baldy, since the infamous blue van was back at Alta. We wanted to do the entire "Bullion Divide," but without a second car, the logistics were not as favorable. Pictures
American Fork Twin Peaks, highest peak in Salt Lake County (1998-08-11). Photo by James Barlow.
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|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||449 ft / 136 m|
| Total Elevation Loss:||249 ft / 75 m|
| Gain on way in:||449 ft / 136 m|
| Gain Breakdown:||Net: 200 ft / 61 m; Extra: 249 ft / 75m|
| Loss on way in:||249 ft / 75 m|
| Route:||Bullion Divide - Westbound|
| Start Trailhead:||11289 ft / 3440 m|
|Ascent Part of Trip: Bullion Divide|
Complete Trip Sequence:
Total Trip Gain: 4933 ft / 1504 m Total Trip Loss: 829 ft / 253 m
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