Trail Details

Mount Evergreen from Silver Lake TH<br />via Twin Lakes

Mount Evergreen from Silver Lake TH
via Twin Lakes

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 2.0 to 3.0 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 3.2 miles
 Elevation Gain: 890 feet
 Main Aspect: Southeast
 Climb Rate: 556 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 11%
Notes: Follow the trail from Silver Lake to Twin Lakes, then along the north side of the lake to the saddle. For a loop, head down toward Lake Solitude then back to Silver Lake. 2
Trail shortcuts: Waypoints  Destination  Maps/Aerial Photos





Trailhead
Silver Lake TH
Trailhead Elevation: 8730 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: Yes
Distance from Park-N-Ride: 14.4 miles
Area: Big Cottonwood Canyon
Area Location: East on 7200 S (SR190) in Salt Lake County
Area Fee: None
Dogs Allowed: No
Notes: The Solitude Nordic Center becomes the Silver Lake visitors center in the summer. There is full facilities and information inside. The center also has picnic tables in the vicinity. The trail starts behind the visitors center


Waypoint 1
Silver Lake
 Elevation: 8730  Feature: Lake
Notes: Follow the boardwalk around half the lake, where you can fish or watch ducks. This hike is perfect for families with really young children. Its located in the Brighton area of Big Cottonwood Canyon.
Waypoint 2
Twin Lakes
 Elevation: 9460  Feature: Lake
Notes: Twin Lakes is a reservoir about twice as big as Silver Lake and is surrounded by several peaks.


Destination
Mount Evergreen
 Elevation: 9620  Feature: Peak
Notes: The peak sits between Twin Lakes and Lake Solitude, and is a lot easier to climb than some of its neighbors.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.601084    Longitude: -111.597239 

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