Trail Details

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

Lightning Peak from Dry Fork TH
via Shingle Mill Peak

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 6.0 to 9.0 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 11.8 miles
 Elevation Gain: 2893 feet
 Main Aspect: All Directions
 Climb Rate: 490 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 9%
Notes: From Shingle Mill Peak, just follow the ridgeline down to Lightning Peak. 2
Trail shortcuts: Waypoints  Destination  Maps/Aerial Photos


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
Lightning Peak

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 Elevation: 10073  Feature: Peak
Notes: Lightning Peak is just off the Cascade Mountain ridgeline and has views of the backsides of the high peaks seen from Utah Valley.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.282103    Longitude: -111.521580 

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