This is a long hike that gains over 5,500 feet of vertical relief in 11.8 miles round trip. But the effort on this unique and worthwhile hike puts one on top of one of the tallest and most dramatic peaks in the Wasatch Range.
1791 - 2858 m | 5 km
Bells Canyon is a very steep and long trail that takes you past beautiful waterfalls and into the rugged heart of the Wasatch Mountains.
1613 - 2899 m | 5 km
The Ferguson Canyon hike is a quick way to get out and away from the city. The lower portion of the trail sees a lot of traffic, but higher up it's rare to run into anyone at all. You can access the summit of Storm Mountain or gain the ridge for a fun scramble to Twin Peaks.
Twin Peaks (Broads Fork)
1892 - 3443 m | 6.8 km
The mighty Twin Peaks are the most visible and prominent mountains in the Wasatch front. They rise over 7,000 feet from the valley floor and top out just over 11,000 feet. The access up Broads Fork is the "easiest" approach, but still requires over 5,000 feet of ascent and some scrambling. The views of the Salt Lake City valley are well worth the effort.
1964 - 2733 m | 2.2 km
Mount Olympus is one of the most visible and well known peaks along the Wasatch Front. The trail is steep and strenuous and the final rock scramble to the summit puts a nice finish on one of the most difficult hikes in the range. However, the views from the summit more than make up for the effort when the entire Salt Lake Valley sits right under your feet.
1633 - 2004 m | 1.6 km
Short and easy hike right out of the valley. Great place to walk the dog, or enjoy the waterfall that's in existence through the spring and early summer.
Mill B South
1896 - 2708 m | 4.9 km
This is a moderate hike that gains access to one of the most scenic lakes in the Wasatch.
Little Cottonwood Canyon Trail
1641 - 2044 m | 5.6 km
This 7 mile out and back trail covers moderate ground as it climbs along the creek for 1,700 feet.
2244 - 3126 m | 5.6 km
The Days Fork trail is a little over 7 miles round trip with some good elevation gain through a heavily wooded canyon that opens up into the Alpine as you gain the Little Cottonwood Ridge.
Twin Lakes Pass
2671 - 3045 m | 3.2 km
This is a quick jaunt to a lovely pass at the upper end of Little Cottonwood Canyon
2869 - 3368 m | 3 km
Sugarloaf is a simple and relatively easy hike to the top of one of the Wasatch mountains 11,000 foot peaks.
Pfeifferhorn (White Pine)
2449 - 3443 m | 6 km
This is a strenuous, but classic hike that contains a mix of shaded forrest and high alpine environments. It includes some fun ridge scrambling and some of the finest views of this tiny and rugged mountain range.
2045 - 3097 m | 7.5 km
The Mineral Fork trail is a good moderate hike in Big Cottonwood Canyon. It follows an old mining road through the woods and into the high alpine.
2327 - 3100 m | 8.1 km
White Pine trail is a classic moderate hike that follows an old jeep road high up into the central Wasatch to enjoy a quiet pristine lake in the rugged alpine landscape
2451 - 3341 m | 7.4 km
The hike up Hidden Peak is one of the least attractive in the Wasatch due to all the ugly road cuts and development from Snowbird ski area, but there is a restaurant up top and you can enjoy a ride down in the tram, which are nice features.
2214 - 3056 m | 7.1 km
This is an easy 6.5 mile roundtrip hike up an old road grade through a beautiful drainage lined by rugged alpine peaks.
2225 - 2823 m | 5.6 km
This is a lovely moderate hike through some large aspen groves reaching a quiet little lake.
2321 - 3157 m | 3.3 km
A very steep hike to one of the most prominent peaks in Big Cottonwood Canyon
Dog Lake (Big Cottonwood Canyon)
2225 - 2668 m | 3.8 km
This is a short and moderate hike to one of the most popular lakes in the Wasatch through a nice wooded canyon.
3009 - 3336 m | 1.6 km
Hiking Devil's Castle is a difficult scramble on an iconic Wasatch peak high above Alta ski area.
2640 - 3360 m | 3.7 km
Mount Superior is possibly the most iconic and well known peak in the Wasatch Mountains. Its visibility from Alta and Snowbird ski areas make it a highly coveted and visited attraction. The views from the summit do not disappoint!
Mount Raymond (Big Cottonwood Canyon)
2177 - 3105 m | 5.8 km
Mount Raymond is one of the tallest and most prominent peaks along the Big Cottonwood/Millcreek ridge. This trail is a beautiful moderate trail through some beautiful aspen groves and provides panoramic views of Salt Lake City and the Central Wasatch from the summit.
2177 - 3111 m | 5.8 km
The trail up Gobblers Knob is a Wasatch classic that offers moderate hiking through aspen groves and into the open alpine.
Butler Fork Loop
2315 - 2695 m | 9.4 km
This is a 7 mile loop with 2,000 feet of elevation that passes through thick woods and opens up with breathtaking views across the canyon.