Trail Details

Red Baldy from White Pine TH<br />via White Pine Lake

Red Baldy from White Pine TH
via White Pine Lake

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 5.5 to 9.0 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 10 miles
 Elevation Gain: 3511 feet
 Main Aspect: All Directions
 Climb Rate: 702 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 13%
Notes: Stay left when the trail forks. Follow an on service road up to White Pine Lake. Scramble up talus from there to west pass (the pass between White and Red Baldy). At the saddle head east. There is a short expose scramble for the last hundred feet, as you go over a false summit. The point where white meets red is kinda cool. 5
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Trailhead
White Pine TH
Trailhead Elevation: 7660 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: Yes
Distance from Park-N-Ride: 5.3 miles
Area: Little Cottonwood Canyon
Area Location: East on 9400 S (SR210) in Salt Lake County
Area Fee: None
Dogs Allowed: No
Notes: Watch for a sign that says White Pine Trailhead about half way up Little Cottonwood Canyon, just after passing Tanners Flat. It is a good size parking lot on the south side of the road, with an outhouse. This trail leads to several canyons.


Waypoint 1
White Pine Lake
 Elevation: 10170  Feature: Lake
Notes: It is a beautiful alpine lake that sits below White Baldy. Incidentally, White Pine refers to Engelmann Spruce that was harvested from the canyon in the late 1800s. Red Pine refers to Douglas Fir.


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
Route Description  SummitPost
Trip Report  Micks Mountain


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