Trail Details

Mount Baldy from Alta Resort TH<br />via Germania Pass

Mount Baldy from Alta Resort TH
via Germania Pass

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 4.0 to 6.5 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 7 miles
 Elevation Gain: 2518 feet
 Main Aspect: North
 Climb Rate: 719 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 14%
Notes: The trail follows Alta service roads towards Germania Pass. 5
Trail shortcuts: Waypoints  Destination  Maps/Aerial Photos  Links


Trailhead
Alta Resort TH
Trailhead Elevation: 8550 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: Yes
Distance from Park-N-Ride: 8.0 miles
Area: Little Cottonwood Canyon
Area Location: East on 9400 S (SR210) in Salt Lake County
Area Fee: None
Dogs Allowed: No
Notes: The trailhead is in the lower Alta parking lot on the east end.


Waypoint 1
Collins Gulch
 Elevation: 9700  Feature: Canyon
Notes: The gulch has many Alta roads and ski lifts.
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  SummitPost


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