Wasatch North-South Traverse

LarryBoy

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Pretty much any hiker in Utah has at some point, I suspect, thought about a north-south hike down the spine of the Wasatch. I've probably got about three different half-finished versions of such a route laying around in my Caltopo account.

Well, somebody's actually done it recently - Snorkel. Her trip report is here. Looks like she did it in the early fall, which would be a prime time. The Wellsvilles were apparently a pretty brutal start to her trip. http://www.eathomas.com/2015/09/24/wasatchoverview/

Does anybody know of anybody else doing anything like this?
 

slc_dan

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I've recently looked at the WURL, but didn't know of piecing together a Wasatch traverse. Love the idea, thanks for sharing
 

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I've recently looked at the WURL, but didn't know of piecing together a Wasatch traverse. Love the idea, thanks for sharing
Well, you're akin to Superman so that's totally achievable. :) For me, the WURL would be fun in a couple of (hard) hiking days. One-day attempts and running through the night? No thank you!
 

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Well, you're akin to Superman so that's totally achievable. :) For me, the WURL would be fun in a couple of (hard) hiking days. One-day attempts and running through the night? No thank you!

I'm not anywhere near attempting something like the WURL, just found out about it!
 

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Something I'd pondered in my younger years; I'm glad to see someone pulled it off. Excellent Job! Thanks for sharing the report @LarryBoy .
 
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