Destination Details

Hiking to Sunset Peak

Sunset Peak

 Elevation: 10648  Feature: Peak
Notes: This is one of the easiest peak hikes in the Wasatch. It takes about an hour from the Alta side and about an hour and a half from Brighton. You can see Big Cottonwood, Little Cottonwood and Snake Creek drainages from here. This is a good family hike for families with older children.


Trail Time
(roundtrip)
Distance
(roundtrip)
Elevation
Change
Trail
Aspect
From trailheads in Little Cottonwood Canyon leading to Sunset Peak
 Catherine Pass Trailhead via Catherine Pass   2.5 to 4.0 hrs   4.2 miles   1268 feet   West 
From trailheads in Big Cottonwood Canyon leading to Sunset Peak
 Brighton Lakes Trailhead via Catherine Pass   3.5 to 5.5 hrs   6 miles   1888 feet   Northeast 


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.577099    Longitude: -111.593620 

 WasatchHiker Map (shows trails)    
 Google Map (shows lat/lon on map)


 External Links for Sunset Peak  
Description  Mountain Album
 SummitPost


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