Mount Ogden

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Mount Ogden
Mt. Ogden from the west
Elevation 9,501 ft (2,896 m)[1]
Prominence 3,810 ft (1,160 m)
Mount Ogden is located in Utah
Mount Ogden
Mount Ogden
Weber County, Utah, U.S.
Range Wasatch Range
Coordinates 41°12′00″N 111°52′57″W / 41.20000°N 111.88250°W / 41.20000; -111.88250Coordinates: 41°12′00″N 111°52′57″W / 41.20000°N 111.88250°W / 41.20000; -111.88250[1]
Topo map USGS Ogden 1:24,000

Mount Ogden is a peak in Weber County, Utah, in the northern Wasatch Range.

Mount Ogden has an elevation of 9,570 feet (2,917 m). The peak is popular with hikers, particularly in its three main canyons: Beus, Waterfall, and Taylor Canyons. The mountain’s east face has some good technical crack and face climbing routes. The summit features several large radio towers and a helipad.

Mount Ogden is home to Snowbasin ski resort, where the 2002 Olympics downhill ski races were held.

Mount Ogden from the east, with Pineview Reservoir in the foreground