Saturday, January 14, 2012

Lunch Run, Mt. Van Cott, January 12, 2012

A quickie. Short, with moderate hills, to get the heart pumping when watching the clock.

Route: from the Williams Building loading dock, north on the Bonneville Shoreline trail to the SW ridge- N Butt of Mt. Van Cott. Follow ridgletts to the summit. Return via Water Tank trail (S face).

Start Elevation 4,970 feet
Summit Elevation 6,340 feet
Elevation Gain 1,370 feet
Distance up 1.47 miles
Distacne down 1.51 miles
Time up 24 minutes
Time down 13 mintues

Mt. Van Cott, just above Univ. of Utah Hospital. Where is the snow? Yes, this was taken on 1-12-12.
Mt. Wire, yesterday's run.
Smoggy SLC from Mt. Van Cott. Below is my employer (extreme left, mid-height), Rice-Eccles Stadium (sight of 2002 Winter Olympics, mediocre Pac12 football, a great U2 concert last May, and a terrible Rolling Stones concert 12 years ago.
Central Wasatch from Van Cott.

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