Trail Details

Porter Peak from Porter Fork TH

Porter Peak from Porter Fork TH

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 4.0 to 6.5 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 4.4 miles
 Elevation Gain: 2648 feet
 Main Aspect: North
 Climb Rate: 1204 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 23%
Notes: The trail follows Porter Fork up to the ridge. The summit is a short walk from there. 9
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Trailhead
Porter Fork TH
Trailhead Elevation: 7020 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: No
Distance from Fee Station: 3.5 miles
Area: Mill Creek Canyon
Area Location: East on 3800 S in Salt Lake County
Area Fee: $3
Dogs Allowed: Yes
Notes: The gate is usually locked on the Porter Fork road, but there is a parking area for 4-6 cars. The trailhead is 1.5 miles up the road from there, making it the longest car to trailhead walk in the Wasatch.



Destination
Porter Peak
 Elevation: 9668  Feature: Peak
Notes: Porter Peak is Mt Raymonds much shorter neighbor to the west, and not visited nearly as much.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.659939    Longitude: -111.712819 

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