Trail Details

Mount Aire from Mount Aire Trailhead

Mount Aire from Mount Aire Trailhead

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 2.5 to 4.5 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 3.8 miles
 Elevation Gain: 1951 feet
 Main Aspect: Southeast
 Climb Rate: 1027 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 19%
Notes: This can be a quick hike in the summer when you are looking for something to do after work. It seemed very steep – but what Wasatch trail is not 9
Trail shortcuts: Waypoints  Destination  Maps/Aerial Photos  Links





Trailhead
Mount Aire TH
Trailhead Elevation: 6670 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: Yes
Distance from Fee Station: 5.3 miles
Area: Mill Creek Canyon
Area Location: East on 3800 S in Salt Lake County
Area Fee: $3
Dogs Allowed: Yes
Notes: Follow the canyon road for about 6.5 miles past a sharp bend in the road (the elbow). The Trailhead is on the north. NOTE: The Mill Canyon road is closed east of Maple Cove Campground November 1st to July 1st, so this trailhead is only accessible by non-motorized methods during those months.



Destination
Mount Aire
 Elevation: 8621  Feature: Peak
Notes: Good views of Mill Creek Canyon, Parleys Canyon and the Mill Creek/Big Cottonwood ridgeline. Once you get to the peak, if you want a good view into Parleys Canyon, follow the ridge north another quarter mile.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.720669    Longitude: -111.695242 

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


External Links
for this trail
Photos  Dawns Light Photography
 UtahPictures
Route Description  Salt Lake Tribune
 UtahOutdoorActivities
Trip Report  SummitPost


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