Trail Details

Murdock Peak from Little Water TH<br />via Park City Overview

Murdock Peak from Little Water TH
via Park City Overview

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 3.5 to 5.5 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 6.6 miles
 Elevation Gain: 1972 feet
 Main Aspect: West
 Climb Rate: 598 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 11%
Notes: The trail is a gradual climb up the end of Mill Creek Canyon to the Park City Overview pass. There are long stretches of flat area. Keep your eyes open for mountain bikers, this is part of the Wasatch Crest Trail. 3
Trail shortcuts: Waypoints  Destination  Maps/Aerial Photos  Links





Trailhead
Little Water TH
Trailhead Elevation: 7630 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: Yes
Distance from Fee Station: 8.5 miles
Area: Mill Creek Canyon
Area Location: East on 3800 S in Salt Lake County
Area Fee: $3
Dogs Allowed: Yes
Notes: This trailhead is at the end of the Mill Creek Canyon road. It shares a parking lot with Big Water Gulgh TH 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.


Waypoint 1
Park City Overview
 Elevation: 8930  Feature: Saddle
Notes: The Park City Overview pass is, of course, between Mill Creek Canyon and Park City. It is near one of the Park City ski resorts.


Destination
Murdock Peak
 Elevation: 9602  Feature: Peak
Notes: Murdock Peak is at the eastern end of the Mill Creek Ridge, and has views of Park City and the ridge seperating Big Cottonwood and Mill Creek Canyons.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.693270    Longitude: -111.605307 

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


External Links
for this trail
Route Description  Salt Lake Tribune
Trip Report  Micks Mountain


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