Trail Details

Y Mountain from Y Mountain Trailhead<br />via The Y

Y Mountain from Y Mountain Trailhead
via The Y

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 4.5 to 7.5 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 7.2 miles
 Elevation Gain: 3453 feet
 Main Aspect: Southwest
 Climb Rate: 959 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 18%
Notes: The Y trail is very steep, even with 11 switchbacks. From the Y trail, keep following it as it goes south into Slide Canyon – that’s where the real beauty begins. 8
Trail shortcuts: Waypoints  Destination  Maps/Aerial Photos  Links





Trailhead
Y Mountain TH
Trailhead Elevation: 5120 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: Look for the big Y on the mountain above Provo. Head toward the base. The trailhead is located at approximately 900 Terrace Dr Provo.


Waypoint 1
The Y
 Elevation: 6050  Feature: Trail-Iconic
Notes: This is a good beginner hike to get a feel for what it’s like to climb Wasatch trails.


Destination
Y Mountain
 Elevation: 8573  Feature: Ridge
Notes: The mountain overlooks Provo, and can be found by locating the letter Y. Views toward Cascade and Provo Peaks are outstanding.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.256680    Longitude: -111.606638 

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


External Links
for this trail
Description  Wikipedia
Trip Report  Hyrums Hiking
 Hyrums Hiking
 SummitPost


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