Trail Details

Mount Raymond from Porter Fork TH<br />via Porter Fork

Mount Raymond from Porter Fork TH
via Porter Fork

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 5.0 to 8.0 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 9 miles
 Elevation Gain: 3221 feet
 Main Aspect: All Directions
 Climb Rate: 716 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 14%
Notes: Join up with the Desolation Trail as it wraps around the southern tip of Mt Raymond. 5
Trail shortcuts: Waypoints  Destination  Maps/Aerial Photos  Links


Trailhead
Porter Fork TH
Trailhead Elevation: 7020 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: No
Distance from Fee Station: 3.5 miles
Area: Mill Creek Canyon
Area Location: East on 3800 S in Salt Lake County
Area Fee: $3
Dogs Allowed: Yes
Notes: The gate is usually locked on the Porter Fork road, but there is a parking area for 4-6 cars. The trailhead is 1.5 miles up the road from there, making it the longest car to trailhead walk in the Wasatch.


Waypoint 1
Porter Fork
 Elevation: 8050  Feature: Canyon
Notes: It leads up to Porter Pass where you can continue to Mt Raymond, Wildcat Ridge or follow the Mill B North Fork trail down Big Cottonwood.


Destination
Mount Raymond
 Elevation: 10241  Feature: Peak
Notes: Mt Raymond can easily be climbed in tandem with its neighbor to the east, Gobblers Knob. From its summit there are awesome views of rugged geology everywhere. The view to the south, across Big Cottonwood is not too bad either.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.658527    Longitude: -111.702107 

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


External Links
for this trail
Photos  UtahPictures
Route Description  SummitPost
Trip Report  Micks Mountain


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