Trail Details

Preston Peak from Brighton Lakes Trailhead<br />via Snake Creek Pass

Preston Peak from Brighton Lakes Trailhead
via Snake Creek Pass

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 3.0 to 4.5 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 5.2 miles
 Elevation Gain: 1525 feet
 Main Aspect: North
 Climb Rate: 587 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 11%
Notes: Climb up to Snake Creek Pass from Brighton on service roads or follow the trail past Dog Lake. When you get to the pass, turn right (west) and follow the ridgeline to the peak. 3
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Trailhead
Brighton Lakes TH
Trailhead Elevation: 8760 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: No
Distance from Park-N-Ride: 14.7 miles
Area: Big Cottonwood Canyon
Area Location: East on 7200 S (SR190) in Salt Lake County
Area Fee: None
Dogs Allowed: No
Notes: Park near the Brighton Center. The trail starts on the right side of the main building and heads southeast along the edge of a ski run.


Waypoint 1
Snake Creek Pass
 Elevation: 10080  Feature: Saddle
Notes: The pass is near the top of the Brighton Ski Resort runs. From here, you can continue on to Clayton Peak, Preston Peak or Pioneer Peak.


Destination
Preston Peak
 Elevation: 10285  Feature: Peak
Notes: Preston Peak is on the ridge between Pioneer Peak and Clayton Peak. There is a plaque on the highest rock telling you where you are.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.582249    Longitude: -111.571964 

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