Trail Details

Freedom Peak from Dry Fork TH<br />via Shingle Mill Peak

Freedom Peak from Dry Fork TH
via Shingle Mill Peak

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 6.0 to 9.5 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 8.6 miles
 Elevation Gain: 3646 feet
 Main Aspect: West
 Climb Rate: 848 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 16%
Notes: Hike up the terraced west facing slope to Cascade Saddle, then follow the ridgeline past Shingle Mill Peak before the final ascent to the peak. See beautiful alpine terrain on the way. 7
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Trailhead
Dry Fork TH
Trailhead Elevation: 7180 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: No
Distance from Provo Canyon: 10.0 miles
Area: Squaw Peak Road
Area Location: 2 miles east of mouth of Provo Canyon. Turn right.
Area Fee: None
Dogs Allowed: Yes
Notes: There is not even a wide spot in the road at this trailhead. It is actually just a place where the trail from Rock Canyon crosses the road. Starting here would cut off that part of the hike.


Waypoint 1
Shingle Mill Peak
 Elevation: 10690  Feature: Peak
Notes: Shingle Mill Peak is one of the easier peak in the Cascade/Provo Peak range to climb. The reward is great views of the other peaks in the area, as weel as Utah Valley below.


Destination
Freedom Peak
 Elevation: 10826  Feature: Peak
Notes: The recently named Freedom Peak sites between Cascade Mountain and Provo Peak. It is a challenge to climb.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.260859    Longitude: -111.544622 

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External Links
for this trail
Route Description  Willhite Web


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