Trail Details

Wildcat Ridge from Neffs Canyon TH

Wildcat Ridge from Neffs Canyon TH

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 4.5 to 7.5 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 6.6 miles
 Elevation Gain: 3580 feet
 Main Aspect: North
 Climb Rate: 1085 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 21%
Notes: The trail starts out as an old road, then switches to a trail where Norths and Neffs Canyons meet. Stay near the creek for the correct trail. Follow until the big switchback near the top, at which point you leave the trail and head for the ridge. 9
Trail shortcuts: Waypoints  Destination  Maps/Aerial Photos  Links


Trailhead
Neffs Canyon TH
Trailhead Elevation: 5590 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: No
Area: Salt Lake Valley
Area Location: Various locations on East Bench in Salt Lake
Area Fee: None
Dogs Allowed: No
Notes: The trailhead is in the first canyon south of Mill Creek Canyon, near 4175 East 4245 South. It is a fairly large parking lot.



Destination
Wildcat Ridge
 Elevation: 9170  Feature: Ridge
Notes: It is the ridgeline between Mt Olympus and Mount Raymond. Wildcat Ridge is very rugged.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.662632    Longitude: -111.727779 

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


External Links
for this trail
Photos  UtahPictures
 UtahPictures
Route Description  Utah Outdoors Activities
 UtahOutdoorActivities
Trip Report  Dawns Light Photography
Winter Showshoeing  Salt Lake Tribune


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