Trail Details

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

Maple Mountain from Y Mountain TH
via Bear Flat

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 6.5 to 10.0 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 8 miles
 Elevation Gain: 3999 feet
 Main Aspect: All Directions
 Climb Rate: 1000 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 19%
Notes: As you go up the trail, it faints a bit. The last part that climbs the idge up to Maple Peak may invove some bushwhacking. 8
Trail shortcuts: Waypoints  Destination  Maps/Aerial Photos  Links


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.
Waypoint 2
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.


Destination
Maple Mountain
 Elevation: 9119  Feature: Peak
Notes: Maple Mountain is south of Y Mountain and gets significanrly less traffic.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.237746    Longitude: -111.598210 

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


External Links
for this trail
Trip Report  SummitPost
 Willhite Web


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