Mount Olympus Trail

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Mount Olympus Trail is a 7 mile out and back trail located near Salt Lake City, Utah that features beautiful wild flowers and is only recommended for very experienced outdoorsmen. The trail is primarily used for hiking & rock climbing and is accessible from June until October.

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Geoffrey Rio (77)

1 Completed1 Reviews

Been tackling this hike for years now. Love it. Challenging, but also rewarding.

Joe Zach (38)

1 Completed1 Reviews

This was my first time ever hiking and it wawas lots fun. I wenwent to the top and the amount of people dropped with elevation.

Aaron Pulver (127)

2 Completed2 Reviews

Loved the last quarter mile of rock scrambling! The views were amazing. I had the summit all to myself. There was some ice and snow at the higher elevations. Microspikes helped a lot.

Mont Hansen (120)

1 Completed1 Reviews

You'll want to bring some snow trekking gear for the upper trail, otherwise you'll be sliding down the trail on your return trip. Luckily, I had an extra rain poncho to use as an impromptu sled.

Thal Wright (403)

19 Completed14 Reviews

Great travel! Scramble was fun at the top. Gotta love those hurricane force winds that suddenly blast up the canyon!

Zahid Ilyas (102)

2 Completed1 Reviews

Quiet a difficult hike. If your fitness level is not that high then don't go all the way. It's not only going up , you need to come back and it's gets dangerous when you are tired and can trip on a twig even. Overall worth doing it.

Jeff Tomlinson (2243)

25 Completed25 Reviews

I enjoyed this hike a lot, especially the scrambling at the top, and the fall colors and snow capped views were absolutely amazing. I am a huge fan of the diverse nature the Wasatch has to offer, and this one has a little bit of everything. Would be good for me in spring and fall, but a summer hike would be far too brutally hot for my liking. Although there's always loads of cars at the trail head, and the usage says it's heavy, I've experienced way more crowds at the likes of Blanche or Timp, but YMMV. Recommended, but I'd leave those little ones at home!

Robert Conder (138)

3 Completed1 Reviews

An excellent hike. The elevation change isn't for beginners but otherwise it's mostly normal walking.

Tahir Razzaq (241)

1 Completed1 Reviews

Not as difficult as people say.. at least for this 21 year old and his buddies. took us 2.5 hours to hit the true summit. Right before the stream crossing, it gets really steep and doesn't get any easier for the next 1.5 miles ish? The scramble at the end is fun, in fact, we missed the route which we found on the way down but in all honesty, climbing straight up the South face is so much more fun!! Amazing views in every direction, definitely worth doing at least once a year. don't do in July though, it's hot!!!!

Alan Benson (407)

12 Completed10 Reviews

Like going up a really long set of stairs. Pretty steep and hard on the knees. Beautiful view from the top however on a slightly overcast day.