Trail Details

Mount Nebo from North Peak Trailhead<br />via Wolf Pass

Mount Nebo from North Peak Trailhead
via Wolf Pass

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 4.5 to 7.5 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 9.2 miles
 Elevation Gain: 2668 feet
 Main Aspect: All Directions
 Climb Rate: 620 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 12%
Notes: Mount Nebo is the tallest Peak in Utah County at 11,900 ft, although not as popular as the 2nd highest peak Mount Timpanogos, which is about 200 ft shorter. Mount Nebo is also considered the southern tip of the Wasatch Range. It can be done in 6-8 hours round trip. The summit is 2640 feet higher than the trailhead, but with all the ups and downs, you end up climbing 3434 feet. At the peak you 3
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Trailhead
North Peak TH
Trailhead Elevation: 9260 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: No
Distance from Payson Canyon: 22.3 miles
Area: Nebo Loop
Area Location: Payson Canyon (Nebo Loop) in Utah County
Area Fee: None
Dogs Allowed: Yes
Notes: If you travel up Payson Canyon, the Monument parking area is after the summit of the Nebo loop. Once you find the parking area, take the dirt road that exits at the north end. The trail head is about a half mile from there. Look west, you will see a trail heading up the hill, following a fence line.


Waypoint 1
Wolf Pass
 Elevation: 10610  Feature: Saddle
Notes: On the way to the peak, you wrap around the northern end of the Nebo range and head for Wolf Pass. There is a great meadow here where you have great views both east and west. The peak you see above you to the south is a false summit. The true summit is another 1/2 mile across a knife edge (it is a good trail though).


Destination
Mount Nebo
 Elevation: 11928  Feature: Peak
Notes: It is the tallest peak in Utah County at 11,928 ft, although not as popular as the 2nd highest peak, Mount Timpanogos, which is about 200 ft shorter. Mount Nebo is also considered the southern tip of the Wasatch Range


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 39.821770    Longitude: -111.759934 

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External Links
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Photos  PicasaWeb
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Route Description  SummitPost
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Trip Report  Hyrums Hiking
 Mountain Album
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