Trail Details

Mount Baldy from Albion Basin Trailhead<br />via Germania Pass

Mount Baldy from Albion Basin Trailhead
via Germania Pass

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 2.5 to 4.0 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 4 miles
 Elevation Gain: 1648 feet
 Main Aspect: Northeast
 Climb Rate: 824 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 16%
Notes: This peak separates Snowbird from Alta. It is a short hike from the top of Snowbirds tram on Hidden Peak. 6
Trail shortcuts: Waypoints  Destination  Maps/Aerial Photos  Links


Trailhead
Albion Basin TH
Trailhead Elevation: 9420 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: Yes
Distance from Park-N-Ride: 11.1 miles
Area: Little Cottonwood Canyon
Area Location: East on 9400 S (SR210) in Salt Lake County
Area Fee: None
Dogs Allowed: No
Notes: The road goes all the way to Albion Basin for a few months in the summer. The parking lot is near the campground, however, it gets busy there on weekends. Volunteers stop people at the upper Alta parking lot to encourage them to walk or take a free shuttle.


Waypoint 1
Cecret Lake
 Elevation: 9885  AKA: Secret Lake
 Feature: Lake
Notes: Yes, that’s the correct spelling – if they spelled it correctly, then it wouldn’t be a secret, right? If you are not overwelmed by the beauty at Albion Basin, Cecret Lake is icing on the cake. This is a great destination for families of all ages.
Waypoint 2
Germania Pass
 Elevation: 10600  Feature: Saddle
Notes: Every pass (saddle) sits between 2 valleys and 2 peaks. The valleys on either side of this pass, are Mineral Basin/upper American Fork Canyon, and Little Cottonwood Canyon. The peaks are Mount Baldy and Sugarloaf mountain.


Destination
Mount Baldy
 Elevation: 11068  Feature: Peak
Notes: Great 360 degree views of Mineral Basin, Little Cottonwood Canyon, Sugarloaf Peak and AF Twin Peaks. This peak is relatively easy to get to.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.568115    Longitude: -111.638137 

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


External Links
for this trail
Route Description  WillhiteWeb


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