Trail Details

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

White Baldy from White Pine TH
via White Pine Lake

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 6.0 to 10.0 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 12.2 miles
 Elevation Gain: 3661 feet
 Main Aspect: All Directions
 Climb Rate: 600 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 11%
Notes: The White Pine Trail follows the old service road to the dam, so it is wide. The grade is not too bad either.Go left at the junction. From the lake head north toward the saddle the up White Baldy’s ridge. There is some exposure. 3
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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
White Baldy
 Elevation: 11321  Feature: Peak
Notes: It towers over White Pine Canyon, Silver Fork and the Wishbone Basin.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.533048    Longitude: -111.681144 

 WasatchHiker Map (shows trails)    
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External Links
for this trail
Route Description  SummitPost


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