Mount Aire - January 2, 2021


Dec 23, 2013
Well, today was my first time to the top of Mount Aire in the winter. I attempted this hike back in 2019, but due to the amount of snow that year and I having to break trail the entire way, I didn't quite make it. Since Salt Lake hasn't really had any big snow storms so far this season, today's effort was much easier on this old geezer. :moses:


Had to hike up the road to get to the trailhead, because they close the gate across the road on November 1st, so this adds roughly
3 miles to the hike.




Sign at the Elbow Fork Trailhead


Same sign back in 2019 on my failed attempt :(


Intersection with the Lambs Canyon Trail


Working my way up Elbow Fork


Old picnic table that some use as a rest stop - or at least they used to


The view back down Elbow Fork


Elbow Fork


Heading into some aspen


More aspen and Mount Aire above


Gobblers Knob and Mount Raymond across the canyon


Other than the trail, most of the snow had melted on the south facing side of the mountain


A look along the Millcreek Ridge with Wildcat Ridge further south


Murdock Peak to the east


Summit Peak


Broads Fork Twin Peaks beyond Mount Raymond


Grandeur Peak to the west along the Millcreek Ridge


View up upper Millcreek Canyon


Grandview Peak to the north


One of @Rockskipper 's pesky ravens! You didn't send those two ravens that were pestering Frosty over my way to aggravate me
while eating my lunch did you?


Unnamed Peak 8490, and Millvue Peak behind the tree, viewed on my way down


Another shot of Elbow Fork near the trailhead.
Jan 18, 2014
What n th tarnation is all that white in white stuff challenged land(Austin) all th people are preparing’ for snowmegeden on Sunday..might get a whole inch of it!

Most I’ve ever been in was in New Mex in march sleepin under a tap...15+ inches overnite...
Stay warm up there!


Dec 23, 2013
What n th tarnation is all that white in white stuff challenged land(Austin) all th people are preparing’ for snowmegeden on Sunday..might get a whole inch of it!

Most I’ve ever been in was in New Mex in march sleepin under a tap...15+ inches overnite...
Stay warm up there!

Well if you get some, send it our way. We really could use some. We are supposed to get one or two inches here in the valley on Saturday and I'm sure a couple more in the mountains, but we are way behind. Could be an interesting summer if things don't pick up soon.
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