Trail Details

Red Baldy from Silver Lake Flat TH<br />via Silver Glance

Red Baldy from Silver Lake Flat TH
via Silver Glance

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 4.5 to 8.0 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 7.6 miles
 Elevation Gain: 3636 feet
 Main Aspect: All Directions
 Climb Rate: 957 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 18%
Notes: Follow the Silver Lake Trail to the lake. Head north toward Silver Glance (there’s no trail). Pass the lake, turn northwest and go up the hill, aiming for the saddle. The climb is steep, but requires no boulder climbing. Go right at the ridge to get to Red Baldy. 8
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Trailhead
Silver Lake Flat TH
Trailhead Elevation: 7535 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: Yes
Distance from Fee Station: 10.8 miles
Area: American Fork Canyon
Area Location: East on Timpanogos Hwy (SR92), exit 284 in Utah County
Area Fee: $6
Dogs Allowed: Yes
Notes: Follow the paved road past Tibble Fork toward Granite Flat CG. Take the dirt road that heads north just before the CG shack. It will take you to the lake, the trailhead is on the north end.


Waypoint 1
Silver Lake
 Elevation: 9000  Feature: Lake
Notes: It is a beautiful alpine lake sitting below the rugged White Baldy. This lake is stocked with fish and has a few good camping spots.
Waypoint 2
Silver Glance
 Elevation: 9880  Feature: Lake
Notes: It is a small lake sitting at the base of White Baldy. There are plenty of areas to camp, if you are looking for solitude. Because of the remoteness, this lake does not get many visitors.


Destination
Red Baldy
 Elevation: 11171  Feature: Peak
Notes: Looking south, you can see 4 lakes lined up. They are Silver Glance, Silver Lake, Silver Flat Reservior and Tibble Fork Reservior. Looking North, you only see 1 lake, White Pine Lake.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.540245    Longitude: -111.667076 

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


External Links
for this trail
Photos  PicasaWeb
Route Description  SummitPost
Trip Report  SummitPost


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