Trail Details

Bear Flat from Y Mountain TH<br />via The Y

Bear Flat from Y Mountain TH
via The Y

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 3.5 to 6.0 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 4.8 miles
 Elevation Gain: 2280 feet
 Main Aspect: West
 Climb Rate: 950 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 18%
Notes: First there is the steep climb up to the Y, then the relaxing path through oak and maple. The environment changes again at Bear Flat. It transition to an Aspen grove. 8
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Trailhead
Y Mountain TH
Trailhead Elevation: 5120 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: No
Area: Utah Valley
Area Location: Various locations on east and north ends of the valley
Area Fee: None
Dogs Allowed: Yes
Notes: Look for the big Y on the mountain above Provo. Head toward the base. The trailhead is located at approximately 900 Terrace Dr Provo.


Waypoint 1
The Y
 Elevation: 6050  Feature: Trail-Iconic
Notes: This is a good beginner hike to get a feel for what it’s like to climb Wasatch trails.


Destination
Bear Flat
 Elevation: 7400  Feature: Meadow
Notes: After climbing past the Y and through Slide Canyon, this meadow is a good place to stop before continuing on. It is also a good place to set up camp on an overnighter.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.245959    Longitude: -111.605733 

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