Trail Details

Sugarloaf Mountain from Albion Basin TH<br />via Cecret Lake

Sugarloaf Mountain from Albion Basin TH
via Cecret Lake

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 2.5 to 4.0 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 3.4 miles
 Elevation Gain: 1631 feet
 Main Aspect: North
 Climb Rate: 959 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 18%
Notes: Find the trail to the saddle between Devils Castle and Sugarloaf by going around Cecret Lake to the east. The trail is easy to follow, but gets somewhat steep near the saddle. 8
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Trailhead
Albion Basin TH
Trailhead Elevation: 9420 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: Yes
Distance from Park-N-Ride: 11.1 miles
Area: Little Cottonwood Canyon
Area Location: East on 9400 S (SR210) in Salt Lake County
Area Fee: None
Dogs Allowed: No
Notes: The road goes all the way to Albion Basin for a few months in the summer. The parking lot is near the campground, however, it gets busy there on weekends. Volunteers stop people at the upper Alta parking lot to encourage them to walk or take a free shuttle.


Waypoint 1
Cecret Lake
 Elevation: 9885  AKA: Secret Lake
 Feature: Lake
Notes: Yes, that’s the correct spelling – if they spelled it correctly, then it wouldn’t be a secret, right? If you are not overwelmed by the beauty at Albion Basin, Cecret Lake is icing on the cake. This is a great destination for families of all ages.


Destination
Sugarloaf Mountain
 Elevation: 11051  AKA: Secret Lake
 Feature: Peak
Notes: Sugarloaf rises above Albion Basin and Upper American Fork Canyon. Look down from the peak to Pittsburg Lake in Mineral Basin (on the AF Canyon side).


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.565836    Longitude: -111.624871 

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External Links
for this trail
Route Description  UtahOutdoorActivities
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