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Mt Olympus  

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Elevation: 9,026'
Location: 40.66314, -111.77835 View Map  Incorrect?
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Access to the north face crosses private property MORE INFO >>>


Early spring couloirs on the north side of the peak offer nice alpine climbs. These are strictly snow climbs. See the Alpine Rock section for the rock climbs.

Getting There 

From Wasatch Blvd turn on to Oakview Dr. At the top it turns right and becomes Gilead Way. Park at the end of the road.

Other access is from the Neff's Canyon trailhead.

Climbing Season

For the Wasatch Alpine Areas area.

Weather station 2.6 miles from here

2 Total Routes

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Blades Couloir Easy Snow  UT : Wasatch Range : ... : Mt Olympus
This route is known as Blades Couloir by the Alpinbock boys cause there are rocks that stick up under the snow like blades that can rip a new asshole. Once in the couloir follow it to the top and the notch. If has pretty consistent grade. Surmounting the north summit of Mt. Olympus is easy 5th class.From the North summit one can retrace their steps and descend the couloir.Though many folks ski Blades, bum sliding it a lot of fun. If you catch it in the right condition it is possible to slide fro...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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