I was very impressed with this hike. One of the most beautiful places Iâ€™ve been. I think Deseret Peak and the surrounding wilderness area compare very favorably to Timpanogos.
Iâ€™m a little thrashed; due to a road closure and some â€œscenicâ€ route choices, we wound up going about 17 miles today, gaining about 4500â€™. We were expecting about 8 miles and 3600â€™. Still a great day in the mountains.
Hereâ€™s a slideshow: