9,990

At last week’s company meetup some of us set off at 6:00am on Sunday morning to hike 9,990 – the tallest of the peaks right behind Canyons Resort. While the hike started in the rain the weather did eventually clear and we got a wonderful 14+ miles in. The views made it well worth the effort.

About a mile short of the summit the ridge opens up to beautiful views over the valley.
About a mile short of the summit the ridge opens up to beautiful views over the valley.

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Stu walking carefully. Just behind him is the last section of ropes that guide you along a very uneven and narrow section of the ridge.
Stu walking carefully. Just behind him is the last section of ropes that guide you along a very uneven and narrow section of the ridge.
View from the summit.
View from the summit.

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Short Park City Hike

A couple days back some co-workers and I took the gondola up the mountain for a short hike. The gondola itself is a pretty great ride. Takes about 10 minutes and you get some fantastic views on the way down.

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From there we did a short trail up to what the resort calls Alpine Lake. Lake might be a bit of an overstatement but it was still beautiful up there.

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Most of the hike was through aspen trees. The white bark with greenery all around it is a neat effect.

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