Trail Details

Honeycomb Cliffs from Alta TH<br />via Grizzly Gulch

Honeycomb Cliffs from Alta TH
via Grizzly Gulch

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 2.5 to 4.5 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 4.2 miles
 Elevation Gain: 1809 feet
 Main Aspect: Southwest
 Climb Rate: 861 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 16%
Notes: The trail through Grizzly Gulch passes many artifacts from Alta’s mining days. 7
Trail shortcuts: Waypoints  Destination  Maps/Aerial Photos  Links





Trailhead
Alta TH
Trailhead Elevation: 8670 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: No
Distance from Park-N-Ride: 8.1 miles
Area: Little Cottonwood Canyon
Area Location: East on 9400 S (SR210) in Salt Lake County
Area Fee: None
Dogs Allowed: No
Notes: The trail starts in Alta where a paved road heading north leaves the main road. It goes past a church and the city offices. Follow the road through 2 switchbacks until you get to a junction. The junction to the north goes toward Cardiff Pass and Flagstaff Peak. The trail east goes through Grizzly Gulch toward Twin Lakes Pass.


Waypoint 1
Grizzly Gulch
 Elevation: 9350  Feature: Canyon
Notes: This gulch is east of Alta. It has reminders of the mining heyday in this region. Continue on for hikes to Honeycomb Cliffs, Twin Lakes Pass, Patsey Marley and Mount Wolverine.


Destination
Honeycomb Cliffs
 Elevation: 10479  Feature: Peak
Notes: This is an easy climb from the Alta side.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.598414    Longitude: -111.610172 

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


External Links
for this trail
Photos  UtahPictures
Route Description  SummitPost
 WillhiteWeb
Trip Report  SummitPost


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