Guidebook

5 Epic Climbs in the Wasatch

From class 5 five scrambles to shorter day hikes, and longer ridgeline link-ups, these 5 climbs have you summiting some of the most incredible and notable peaks in the Wasatch.

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Description

Salt Lake City's incredible access to the mountains and everything they have to offer makes getting high into the Cottonwood Canyons the perfect escape. This guidebook is for climbers, trail runners, and avid hikers, looking to take their mountain skills to the next level and push their limits.

These climbs are for those who trust their abilities and skills in the mountains and are looking to go out on a technical and fun route up some of the most memorable mountains in the Wasatch.

South Ridge of Mount Superior
The best Routes on FATMAP, hand-picked by FATMAP’s Editorial team.

South Ridge of Mount Superior

Wasatch Backcountry
6.8 km
839 m
A fun and spicy ridgeline scramble to the top of Mount Superior, Little Cottonwood Canyon
Difficult
Private
Little Cottonwood Ridgeline Traverse

Little Cottonwood Ridgeline Traverse

Wasatch Backcountry
15.4 km
1,731 m
Also known as the Pfeifferhorn Intersection to Hidden Peak, this ridgeline follows Little Cottonwood Canyon
Moderate
Private
Devils Castle Traverse To Sunset Peak
The best Routes on FATMAP, hand-picked by FATMAP’s Editorial team.

Devils Castle Traverse To Sunset Peak

Salt Lake City
8.5 km
598 m
A fun ridgeline traverse over Devils Castle to Sunset Peak at Alta Ski Area.
Moderate
Private
Big Cottonwood, Brighton Loop, Peak Link-up
The best Routes on FATMAP, hand-picked by FATMAP’s Editorial team.

Big Cottonwood, Brighton Loop, Peak Link-up

Park City and Deer Valley
9.9 km
803 m
A mixed scramble, hike, and trail running loop in Big Cottonwood Canyon featuring Brighton Resort's Major Peaks
Moderate
Private
West Slabs of Mount Olympus

West Slabs of Mount Olympus

Salt Lake City
4.5 km
880 m
A fun and technical climb up the West Slabs of Mount Olympus, Salt Lake City.
Extreme
Private