Trail Details

Clayton Peak from Brighton Lakes TH<br />via Snake Creek Pass

Clayton Peak from Brighton Lakes TH
via Snake Creek Pass

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 3.0 to 5.0 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 5.4 miles
 Elevation Gain: 1961 feet
 Main Aspect: Northwest
 Climb Rate: 726 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 14%
Notes: Most of the trail goes over Brighton Ski Resort trails and roads. 5
Trail shortcuts: Waypoints  Destination  Maps/Aerial Photos  Links


Trailhead
Brighton Lakes TH
Trailhead Elevation: 8760 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: No
Distance from Park-N-Ride: 14.7 miles
Area: Big Cottonwood Canyon
Area Location: East on 7200 S (SR190) in Salt Lake County
Area Fee: None
Dogs Allowed: No
Notes: Park near the Brighton Center. The trail starts on the right side of the main building and heads southeast along the edge of a ski run.


Waypoint 1
Snake Creek Pass
 Elevation: 10080  Feature: Saddle
Notes: The pass is near the top of the Brighton Ski Resort runs. From here, you can continue on to Clayton Peak, Preston Peak or Pioneer Peak.


Destination
Clayton Peak
 Elevation: 10721  Feature: Peak
Notes: Clayton Peak (Mt Majestic) is the east boundary of Brighton Ski Resort. The peak towers over upper Big Cottonwood Canyon to the west and Bonanza Flat to the east.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.590859    Longitude: -111.559992 

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


External Links
for this trail
Route Description  Deseret News
 Salt Lake Tribune
 SummitPost
Trip Report  Micks Mountain


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