Trail Details

Mount Tuscarora from Brighton Lakes TH<br />via Mount Wolverine

Mount Tuscarora from Brighton Lakes TH
via Mount Wolverine

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 3.0 to 5.0 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 5.2 miles
 Elevation Gain: 1851 feet
 Main Aspect: East
 Climb Rate: 712 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 13%
Notes: I read somewhere that hikers hiked to the saddle between Mt Wolverine and Mt Milli. I am not sure if they followed a trail or bushwhacked their way up. The route does not look too bad from an aerial photo. 5
Trail shortcuts: Waypoints  Destination  Maps/Aerial Photos


Trailhead
Brighton Lakes TH
Trailhead Elevation: 8760 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: No
Distance from Park-N-Ride: 14.7 miles
Area: Big Cottonwood Canyon
Area Location: East on 7200 S (SR190) in Salt Lake County
Area Fee: None
Dogs Allowed: No
Notes: Park near the Brighton Center. The trail starts on the right side of the main building and heads southeast along the edge of a ski run.


Waypoint 1
Lake Mary
 Elevation: 9520  Feature: Lake
Notes: The lake sits beneath several rugged peak. It’s actually 2 lakes made into one by a dam.
Waypoint 2
Mount Wolverine
 Elevation: 10795  Feature: Peak
Notes: Mt Wolverine is at the head of Wolverine Cirque, which drains into Twin Lakes. It is the tallest of the peaks surrounding the Brighton area. There are great views of both Little and Big Cottonwood Canyons.


Destination
Mount Tuscarora
 Elevation: 10611  Feature: Peak
Notes: Mt Tuscarora is the peak west of Lake Catherine, and a short distance from Mt Wolverine. It’s often a waypoint on the hike to Mt Wolverine to the west.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.584335    Longitude: -111.598780 

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


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