Trail Details

Lake Hardy from Dry Creek Trailhead

Lake Hardy from Dry Creek Trailhead

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 6.0 to 10.5 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 11.2 miles
 Elevation Gain: 4640 feet
 Main Aspect: South
 Climb Rate: 829 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 16%
Notes: There is a lot of climbing on this trail. It levels off for a bit between the Dry Creek crossing and the trail the heads north toward the base of Chipman Peak. 7
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Trailhead
Dry Creek TH
Trailhead Elevation: 5660 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: No
Area: Utah Valley
Area Location: Various locations on east and north ends of the valley
Area Fee: None
Dogs Allowed: Yes
Notes: Dry Creek is a popular trailhead with hikers and horse riders, located in the northeast corner of Alpine. It is one of the few trailheads left in Alpine that does not cross private land and is assured of never being cut off by development. The trailhead is at the end of the road that goes past the Alpine Rodeo Grounds.



Destination
Lake Hardy
 Elevation: 10300  Feature: Lake
Notes: This is a great destination. When I was there in 2007, someone had rubber boats stashed. I heard they stock the lake with fish. This would be a good base for climbing Bighorn, South Thunder or Chipman Peak.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.524530    Longitude: -111.733504 

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