Trail Details

Cascade Saddle from Dry Fork TH

Cascade Saddle from Dry Fork TH

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 4.0 to 6.5 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 7.4 miles
 Elevation Gain: 2358 feet
 Main Aspect: West
 Climb Rate: 637 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 12%
Notes: This trail is different than the one coming from Big Springs, in that you are climbing the headwall to the saddle, rather then coming up through a canyon. 4
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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.



Destination
Cascade Saddle
 Elevation: 9538  Feature: Saddle
Notes: The saddle is between Shingle Mill Peak and the Cascade Summit. Its the gateway to most of the Provo/Cascade range.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.282710    Longitude: -111.556993 

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