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    • Sandy, Utah

      Red Pine Lake Trail

      5.0
      6.94 mi / 1995 ft gain
      Red Pine Lake, located in Red Pine Fork of the Wasatch Mountains, is one of the premier hiking and backpacking destinations in Little Cottonwood Canyon. Red Pine Fork is sandwiched in between White Pine Fork and Maybird Gulch to the east and west, respectively. All three are accessed via the Whit...
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    • Sandy, Utah

      Dimple Dell Trail West

      3.88 mi / 236 ft gain
      Dimple Dell Trail West is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Sandy, Utah.
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    • Alta, Utah

      Pfeifferhorn via White Pine Lake

      5.0
      9.91 mi / 3684 ft gain
      Starting at the White Pine Trailhead in Little Cottonwood Canyon, UT, hike southwest until reaching the junction to Red Pine Canyon. Take the trail that crosses the stream and continues west around the ridge. The trail will quickly turn south and begin to gain elevation. Continue west as you pass...
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    • Alta, Utah

      Winter Hike the Pfeifferhorn

      5.0
      9.91 mi / 3684 ft gain
      Rising to a height of 11,326 feet, the Pfeifferhorn is one of the most majestic and iconic peaks in the Wasatch Mountains, and also one of the most popular mountains to hike. During the summer and fall, there is a well beaten trail all the way to the summit, but during the winter and spring, this...
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    • Salt Lake City, Utah

      Ski Baldy's Main Chute at Alta Ski Area

      5.0
      Do you like hiking? In ski boots? Good.You start the hike from the gate to Snowbird at the EBT near the top of the Sugarloaf lift. The start of the bootpack is at 10,500 ft of elevation. From there, follow the likely well established boot pack to the top of Baldy. There is one rather steep sectio...
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    • Sandy, Utah

      Photograph Little Cottonwood Creek at Snowbird

      2.0
      Little Cottonwood Creek flows right through Snowbird Ski Resort and there are a few beautiful locations to go shoot the river at. The best place to start hiking down the river is right by where the tram takes off. That is just below the Cliff Lodge and right by the Peruvian Lift. There's a res...
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    • South Jordan, Utah

      Fish at the East Riverfront Fishing Ponds

      5.0
      0 mi / 0 ft gain
      These are great little ponds located at 11267 S. River Front Pkwy in South Jordan. It is just off of a section of the Jordan River. Kidney Pond is the one located just by the parking. Midas is just above and you can see it from the parking. You can fish here for rainbow trout, channel catfish, bl...
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    • Sandy, Utah

      Backcountry Ski Suicide Chute on Mt. Superior

      5.0
      0.6 mi / 1245 ft gain
      First of all it's not as scary as it sounds, or as scary as it looks. That being said it's a steep chute in dangerous avalanche terrain so only experienced skiers with backcountry skiing knowledge/equipment should attempt this route.Suicide Chute is located on the South face of Mt. Superior in L...
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    • Sandy, Utah

      Hike and Climb the S. Ridge of Mt. Superior

      4.5
      4.5 mi / 1800 ft gain
      Approach: Start by parking on the side of the road just above the Snowbird Cliff Lodge. Then there will be some bushwhacking as you work your way up the southern slopes of Mount Superior following the path of least resistance until reaching the winter avalanche path under the south face and to th...
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    • Alta, Utah

      Stargazing and Night Photography at Hellgate Spring

      From the base of Little Cottonwood Canyon, follow the road approximately 7 miles until you reach the area between the Snowbird and Alta ski resorts. Looking north, several mountain peaks are visible, including both Mount Superior and Hellgate Spring. The mountain face of Hellgate Spring (GPS coor...
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    • Alta, Utah

      Cecret Lake

      4.4
      1.78 mi / 509 ft gain
      Cecret Lake is reached by driving up Little Cottonwood Canyon to Albion Basin above Alta Ski Resort. The hike is just under 1 mile to the lake and should take about 30 minutes. The hike goes through fields full of wildflowers and wildlife is abundant. Moose, deer, and various wildlife can be s...
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    • Salt Lake City, Utah

      Hike Catherine Pass

      4 mi / 1115 ft gain
      Catherine Pass is a must do if you are in the Salt Lake vicinity in July. The wildflowers are mind-blowing. But it’s a great hike to do in the Spring, after Alta Ski Resort has closed, and the Fall as well.  It costs $6 per vehicle to drive to the trailhead, or $10 per person to ride the lift (if...
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    • Salt Lake City, Utah

      Lake Catherine and Sunset Peak

      3.5
      4.69 mi / 1407 ft gain
      Any chance to get into the backcountry of the Wasatch Mountains is worth it. Many people day hike in the area, but not very many backpack in. The trail meets up with the Great Western Trail and overlooks Lake Catherine. The best place to camp is in the woods next to the lake. Hike down to the lak...
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    • Salt Lake City, Utah

      Hike Mount Wolverine

      4 mi / 1425 ft gain
      This mountain can be conquered two ways and is a great after-work adventure to watch the sunset, an early morning trail run, or a fun family challenge. The trail is 4 miles and 1,425 feet elevation gain (from the Alta side) or 6 miles and 2,050 feet (from the Brighton side). Both routes converge ...
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    • 10230 East Little Cottonwood Lane, Utah

      Cross Country Ski Alta Ski Area's Nordic Track

      Drive up Little Cottonwood Canyon until the first entrance into Alta. Park in the Collins lift parking lot, throw your boots on, and head over to the nordic track. Its just next to the tow rope that runs through Albion Basin. Now thats left to do is to step into your skis and ski. The track has a...
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    • Alta, Utah

      Hike Mt. Superior and Monte Cristo

      5.0
      6.25 mi / 2500 ft gain
      Mt. Superior, and its close neighbor, Monte Cristo, are two of the most iconic peaks in Little Cottonwood Canyon. Looming over Alta and Snowbird Ski resorts from the north side of the canyon, these two peaks dominate the Little Cottonwood skyline. Mt. Superior tops out at 11,132 feet, and Monte C...
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