Trail Details

Silver Peak from Beartrap Fork TH<br />via Beartrap Fork

Silver Peak from Beartrap Fork TH
via Beartrap Fork

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 3.5 to 5.5 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 5.4 miles
 Elevation Gain: 2442 feet
 Main Aspect: Southwest
 Climb Rate: 904 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 17%
Notes: The trail will take you through the short canyon to the Park City ridge, where you can continue on to Desolation Peak or Silver Peak. 8
Trail shortcuts: Waypoints  Destination  Maps/Aerial Photos  Links


Trailhead
Beartrap Fork TH
Trailhead Elevation: 7560 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: No
Distance from Park-N-Ride: 10.7 miles
Area: Big Cottonwood Canyon
Area Location: East on 7200 S (SR190) in Salt Lake County
Area Fee: None
Dogs Allowed: No
Notes: The trailhead is somewhat difficult to find. Look for the gate in the picture on the northeast side of the road. There is really no parking area, just park along the road near the gate.


Waypoint 1
Beartrap Fork
 Elevation: 9500  Feature: Canyon
Notes: This trail is not used much and is the shortest route to Desolation Peak and Desolation Lake.


Destination
Silver Peak
 Elevation: 10002  Feature: Peak
Notes: It is at the top of the ridge separating Willow Fork and Beartrap Fork.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.652476    Longitude: -111.593747 

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


External Links
for this trail
Route Description  SummitPost


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