A Night in the Alpine

Rate this Adventure Utah White Pine Trailhead

Added by Andy Earl

  • The Cottonwood ridge line is one of the most easily accessible alpine experiences you can have
  • Beautiful views and lakes
  • An opportunity to knock out multiple summits in a day

Begin at the White Pine Trailhead in Little Cottonwood Canyon. Follow the trail up toward Red Pine Lake. The trail gets a little hard to follow after the lake, but find your way up to the ridge between Pfeifferhorn and White Baldy.

Set up camp and enjoy a night in the high mountains. Morning will allow you to adventure hike from White Baldy to Pfeifferhorn. The ridge has a few sections of some pretty fun scrambling.

Pack List

  • Sleeping bag
  • Tent
  • Food
  • Water purifier
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Activities:

Backpacking, Camping, Hiking

Skill Level:

Intermediate

Season:

Summer, Autumn

Features:

Forest
Lake
Scenic

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about 2 years ago

Nice one Andy, I had never gone up past Red Pine but I had seen it continued. Ill be sure to check this one off my list soon

about 2 years ago

Added by Andy Earl

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