Trail Details

Sunrise Peak from Mill B South Fork Trailhead<br />via Broads Fork

Sunrise Peak from Mill B South Fork Trailhead
via Broads Fork

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 7.5 to 12.0 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 8.2 miles
 Elevation Gain: 5055 feet
 Main Aspect: North
 Climb Rate: 1233 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 23%
Notes: The trail up through Broads Fork Basin is a worthwhile trip. Continue up the saddle between Twin Peaks and Sunrise, then up the peak. 10
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Trailhead
Broads Fork TH
Trailhead Elevation: 6220 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: Yes
Distance from Park-N-Ride: 4.3 miles
Area: Big Cottonwood Canyon
Area Location: East on 7200 S (SR190) in Salt Lake County
Area Fee: None
Dogs Allowed: No
Notes: The parking lot is east of the first turn in the Mill B S turn. The Lake Blanche trail heads out on an old road to the east. The Broads Fork TH is almost hidden at the west end of the parking lot.


Waypoint 1
Broads Fork
 Elevation: 8240  Feature: Canyon
Notes: The Broad Fork trail ends in an alpine meadow, with steep slopes on 3 sides. This area gets ferocious avalanches in winter. The basin is a good place to camp if you want to hit the higher peaks refreshed.


Destination
Sunrise Peak
 Elevation: 11275  Feature: Peak
Notes: It is between Broads Fork Twin Peaks and Dromedary Peak on the Cottonwood Ridge. It requires some mountaineering skills.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.590929    Longitude: -111.711074 

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


External Links
for this trail
Route Description  SummitPost
Trip Report  Micks Mountain


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