Trail Details

Porter Peak from Thayne Canyon TH

Porter Peak from Thayne Canyon TH

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 7.5 to 11.0 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 12.4 miles
 Elevation Gain: 3918 feet
 Main Aspect: NorthWest
 Climb Rate: 632 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 12%
Notes: The trail up Thaynes Canyon is steep, until it joins the Desolation Trail. 4
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Trailhead
Thayne Canyon TH
Trailhead Elevation: 5750 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: Yes
Distance from Fee Station: 2.5 miles
Area: Mill Creek Canyon
Area Location: East on 3800 S in Salt Lake County
Area Fee: $3
Dogs Allowed: Yes
Notes: Thayne Canyon is three miles up Mill Creek Canyon, directly south of Church Fork. The Thayne Canyon and Desolation Trails both start here. They divide after a hundred yards.



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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