Trail Details

Obelisk from White Pine TH<br />via Maybird Lakes

Obelisk from White Pine TH
via Maybird Lakes

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 4.5 to 7.5 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 8.4 miles
 Elevation Gain: 2856 feet
 Main Aspect: All Directions
 Climb Rate: 680 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 13%
Notes: The trail will take you through 3 different drainages, with options to see alpine lakes. 4
Trail shortcuts: Waypoints  Destination  Maps/Aerial Photos  Links


Trailhead
White Pine TH
Trailhead Elevation: 7660 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: Yes
Distance from Park-N-Ride: 5.3 miles
Area: Little Cottonwood Canyon
Area Location: East on 9400 S (SR210) in Salt Lake County
Area Fee: None
Dogs Allowed: No
Notes: Watch for a sign that says White Pine Trailhead about half way up Little Cottonwood Canyon, just after passing Tanners Flat. It is a good size parking lot on the south side of the road, with an outhouse. This trail leads to several canyons.


Waypoint 1
Maybird Lakes
 Elevation: 9750  Feature: Lake
Notes: It is 2 lakes nestled high in an alpine cirque. They sit below Pfeifferhorn Peak.


Destination
Obelisk
 Elevation: 10516  Feature: Ridge
Notes: The Obelisk is the peak on the ridge between Maybird Gulch and Hogum Gulch.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.544872    Longitude: -111.709647 

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


External Links
for this trail
Route Description  SummitPost


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