Trail Details

Patsey Marley from Silver Lake TH<br />via Twin Lakes Pass

Patsey Marley from Silver Lake TH
via Twin Lakes Pass

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 3.0 to 5.0 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 5.2 miles
 Elevation Gain: 1795 feet
 Main Aspect: All Directions
 Climb Rate: 690 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 13%
Notes: The trail goes along the north side of the Twin Lakes to the pass on the west end. Follow the ridge south from there. 5
Trail shortcuts: Waypoints  Destination  Maps/Aerial Photos


Trailhead
Silver Lake TH
Trailhead Elevation: 8730 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: Yes
Distance from Park-N-Ride: 14.4 miles
Area: Big Cottonwood Canyon
Area Location: East on 7200 S (SR190) in Salt Lake County
Area Fee: None
Dogs Allowed: No
Notes: The Solitude Nordic Center becomes the Silver Lake visitors center in the summer. There is full facilities and information inside. The center also has picnic tables in the vicinity. The trail starts behind the visitors center


Waypoint 1
Silver Lake
 Elevation: 8730  Feature: Lake
Notes: Follow the boardwalk around half the lake, where you can fish or watch ducks. This hike is perfect for families with really young children. Its located in the Brighton area of Big Cottonwood Canyon.
Waypoint 2
Twin Lakes
 Elevation: 9460  Feature: Lake
Notes: Twin Lakes is a reservoir about twice as big as Silver Lake and is surrounded by several peaks.
Waypoint 3
Twin Lakes Pass
 Elevation: 9993  Feature: Saddle
Notes: Twin Lakes Pass is on the divide between Big and Little Cottonwood Canyons. You can see Grizzly Gulch (LLC) to the west and Twin Lakes (BCC) to the east.


Destination
Patsey Marley
 Elevation: 10525  Feature: Ridge
Notes: Patsey Marley Ridge was named after a Scottish miner who lived in Alta during its hey day (from the book The Lady in the Ore Bucket by Charles Keller). It shares a ridgeline with Mt Wolverine.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.588388    Longitude: -111.608698 

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