Trail Details

B-25 Engines from Timpooneke TH<br />via Timp Basin

B-25 Engines from Timpooneke TH
via Timp Basin

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 7.5 to 11.0 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 15 miles
 Elevation Gain: 3380 feet
 Main Aspect: All Directions
 Climb Rate: 451 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 9%
Notes: Experience a popular Utah County trail and high mountain meadows on this hike. After finding the engines on the west wall of Timp Basin, head south to meat up with the trail going to Timp Saddle. 1
Trail shortcuts: Waypoints  Destination  Maps/Aerial Photos


Trailhead
Timpooneke TH
Trailhead Elevation: 7360 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: Yes
Distance from Fee Station: 8.4 miles
Area: Alpine Loop / Timpanogos
Area Location: Starts in American Fork Canyon or Provo Canyon
Area Fee: $6
Dogs Allowed: Yes
Notes: Mt. Timpanogos is the most popular mountain hike in all of Utah. After Aspen Grove, the Timpooneke (timp-u-nee-kee) trail is the next most popular way to get there. The trail starts 500ft higher than the Aspen Grove Trail. As a result, it is not quite as steep. There are a lot of great destinations along the way though.


Waypoint 1
Scout Falls
 Elevation: 8210  Feature: Falls
Notes: The falls is just around the corner after leaving the Timpanooke trail. The trail goes behind the falls.
Waypoint 2
Giant Staircase
 Elevation: 8650  Feature: Cirque
Notes: The Giant Staircase is a series of large shelves on the way to Timpanogos Basin.
Waypoint 3
Timp Basin
 Elevation: 10170  Feature: Basin
Notes: Many calendar and postcard photos have been shot from the basin. The wildflowers are astounding. The Timpanogos Massif is huge. And the alpine scenery can be overwhelming.


Destination
B-25 Engines

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 Elevation: 10740  Feature: Wreckage
Notes: In 1955, a B-25 Bomber crashed into what is now called Bomber Peak. Wreckage debris rolled down the mountain where some of it remains today.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.407543    Longitude: -111.657202 

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