Trail Details

Jacks Mountain from Carrigan Canyon TH

Jacks Mountain from Carrigan Canyon TH

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 2.0 to 3.0 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 2.6 miles
 Elevation Gain: 1232 feet
 Main Aspect: SouthWest
 Climb Rate: 948 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 18%
Notes: The trail climbs up the steep foothills with little vegatative cover, except for a few patches of Gambels Oak. Most of the trail is on the ridgeline, so there are great views along the way. 8
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Trailhead
Carrigan Canyon TH
Trailhead Elevation: 5240 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: No
Area: Salt Lake Valley
Area Location: Various locations on East Bench in Salt Lake
Area Fee: None
Dogs Allowed: No
Notes: This trailhead is at the end of a culdesac, where it meets up with the Bonneville Shoreline Trail.



Destination
Jacks Mountain
 Elevation: 6472  Feature: Peak
Notes: Jacks Mountain is a worthy goal above SLC. There are mailboxes there with journals, written to a child named Jack who died of leukemia in 1995.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.737697    Longitude: -111.795808 

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