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Alpine Loop Summit

Kurt Bestor Alphorn Hike

Join composer Kurt Bestor for a magical morning in the picturesque Julie Andrews Meadow, nestled within the stunning American Fork Canyon. On June 4th at 6:30 am, we’ll embark on an unforgettable hike where you’ll enjoy breathtaking views while Kurt learns to play the enchanting alphorn.

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Kurt Bestor Alphorn Hike
Kurt Bestor Alphorn Hike

Time & Location

Jun 04, 2024, 6:30 AM – 8:30 AM

Alpine Loop Summit, American Fork Canyon, Utah 84004, USA

About the event

Join composer Kurt Bestor for a magical morning in the picturesque Julie Andrews Meadow, nestled within the stunning American Fork Canyon. 

On June 4th at 6:30 am, we’ll embark from the Alpine Loop Summit parking lot on an unforgettable hike where you’ll enjoy breathtaking views and listen to the sounds of the enchanting alphorn. Imagine the echoes of your melodies blending with the rustling leaves and distant mountain peaks! 🏞️🎵

Here are the details:

  • Date: June 4th, 2024
  • Time: 6:30 am
  • Location: Meet HERE at the Summit parking lot (American Fork Canyon).  Hike along the Horse Flat Trail.  
  • Activity: Hike and Alphorn Experience
  • Featured Celebrity: Composer Kurt Bestor
  • Sponsored by: AlpenSong 
  • Level: The hike is approximately 1 mile RT with moderate terrain.
  • Fee:  FREE  (*note that there is an entrance fee to AF Canyon; free with an annual pass)
  • Dog-friendly: Yes! Bring your furry friends along for this harmonious adventure. (Must be leashed)🐾

NOTE:  Instruments are not provided.  

Bring your own to play along with us, or sit back and enjoy the amazing echoes through the air.

How to Get There:

  1. Head south on I-15 from SLC.
  2. Take exit 284 toward Timpanogos Cave National Monument.
  3. Drive up American Fork Canyon, past the cave, and continue to the "T" intersection.
  4. Turn left and continue up the Alpine Loop.
  5. Park at the "Summit Trailhead" parking lot.
  6. Begin your hike to Julie Andrews Meadow, where the adventure begins! 🚶‍♂️🚶‍♀️

For more information, contact us at wasatchalphorns@gmail.com or explore the wonders of American Fork Canyon! 🏞️🌄 🎵

The Wasatch Alphorns is dedicated to promoting the art and music of the Swiss alphorn. These beautiful wooden instruments, roughly twelve feet long, produce expressive notes from a pure natural harmonic series. AlpenSong, our corporate sponsor, shares our passion for this unique tradition and helps make this event possible. 🎶

Learn more about the Wasatch Alphorns here and explore AlpenSong’s website here for rental and purchase options, or to book your own Experience.  🌟🎺

Remember, the sound of the Alps is within reach, thanks to AlpenSong! 🏔️❤️🎵

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