Trail Details

Peak 11036 from Granite Flat North TH<br />via Community Flat

Peak 11036 from Granite Flat North TH
via Community Flat

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 5.0 to 8.5 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 7.4 miles
 Elevation Gain: 4266 feet
 Main Aspect: Southeast
 Climb Rate: 1153 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 22%
Notes: From the Community Flat, just go north. Follow the ridgeline when the trail disappears. There is 1 short narrow area a few hundred feet from the summit (18 inches wide, several hundred feet down). You can cross it in 2 steps. 9
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Trailhead
Granite Flat North TH
Trailhead Elevation: 6770 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: Yes
Distance from Fee Station: 8.1 miles
Area: American Fork Canyon
Area Location: East on Timpanogos Hwy (SR92), exit 284 in Utah County
Area Fee: $6
Dogs Allowed: Yes
Notes: The Granite Flats North trailhead is on the right a few hundred feet after you pass the Granite Flats CG shack. On the trail, you will come to a junction after 1/4 mile. Take the left fork. If you miss the fork, you will soon reach the Silver Lake Flats road, just follow it to the bend, where you will find another trail which will put you back on track.


Waypoint 1
Community Flat
 Elevation: 9650  Feature: Meadow
Notes: It is the saddle north of Box Elder Peaks dividing the Deer Creek drainage (Granite Flat) from the Dry Creek drainage (Alpine). If you are looking for a good place to camp overnight, this is a good place to do it. Hunters use it as a base during hunting season.


Destination
Peak 11036
 Elevation: 11036  Feature: Peak
Notes: The peak north of Community Flat does not have a name. On maps it is designated as Unnamed Ppeak 11036, its elevation. Near the top you will be able to look down on Silver Lake to the east, and will be very close to White Baldy to the northeast. Wishbone Basin is west and the Alpine Ridge above that.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.523361    Longitude: -111.683687 

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External Links
for this trail
Photos  PicasaWeb
Route Description  WasatchHiker


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