Trail Details

Big Baldy from Battle Creek Trailhead<br />via Battle Creek Canyon

Big Baldy from Battle Creek Trailhead
via Battle Creek Canyon

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 5.0 to 8.5 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 9.2 miles
 Elevation Gain: 3502 feet
 Main Aspect: Northwest
 Climb Rate: 761 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 14%
Notes: The hike to Big Baldy via Battlecreek was the easiest 3500 feet I have done, maybe because it tops out at 8700ft, and most other peaks in the area are in thin air. 6
Trail shortcuts: Waypoints  Destination  Maps/Aerial Photos  Links


Trailhead
Battle Creek TH
Trailhead Elevation: 5235 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: Yes
Area: Utah Valley
Area Location: Various locations on east and north ends of the valley
Area Fee: None
Dogs Allowed: Yes
Notes: Drive east on 200 S in Pleasant Grove to Battle Creek Park. It is the location of an early skirmish between the pioneers and the Indians living in the area. Pleasant Grove was originally named Battle Creek.


Waypoint 1
Battle Creek Falls
 Elevation: 5671  Feature: Falls
Notes: A great destination for families. The 50 foot falls is refreshing year round.
Waypoint 2
Battle Creek Canyon
 Elevation: 7200  Feature: Canyon
Notes: The destination is the trail itself. The trail will take you into Sagebrush Flat where you can go many different directions, or return the way you came.


Destination
Big Baldy
 Elevation: 8737  Feature: Peak
Notes: From the peak, you can see all of Utah Valley. Turn around and the massive Mount Timpanogos fills your view.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.366217    Longitude: -111.665499 

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


External Links
for this trail
Route Description  WasatchHiker


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