Trail Details

Devils Castle from Albion Basin Trailhead<br />via Cecret Lake

Devils Castle from Albion Basin Trailhead
via Cecret Lake

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 2.5 to 4.0 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 4 miles
 Elevation Gain: 1510 feet
 Main Aspect: North
 Climb Rate: 755 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 14%
Notes: The trail takes you past Cecret lake. it continues along the east side and up to the saddle west of Devils Castle. It is really steep near the top, so focus on your footing. 6
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Trailhead
Albion Basin TH
Trailhead Elevation: 9420 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: Yes
Distance from Park-N-Ride: 11.1 miles
Area: Little Cottonwood Canyon
Area Location: East on 9400 S (SR210) in Salt Lake County
Area Fee: None
Dogs Allowed: No
Notes: The road goes all the way to Albion Basin for a few months in the summer. The parking lot is near the campground, however, it gets busy there on weekends. Volunteers stop people at the upper Alta parking lot to encourage them to walk or take a free shuttle.


Waypoint 1
Cecret Lake
 Elevation: 9885  AKA: Secret Lake
 Feature: Lake
Notes: Yes, that’s the correct spelling – if they spelled it correctly, then it wouldn’t be a secret, right? If you are not overwelmed by the beauty at Albion Basin, Cecret Lake is icing on the cake. This is a great destination for families of all ages.


Destination
Devils Castle
 Elevation: 10930  AKA: Secret Lake
 Feature: Peak
Notes: Devils Castle is the rugged peak overlooking Cecret Lake to the north and Pittsburg Lake to the south. The peak is on the divide between AF canyon and Little Cottonwood Canyon. If you love the thrill of exposure and some class 3 maneuvering, this is the peak for you.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.565290    Longitude: -111.612921 

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External Links
for this trail
Photos  UtahPictures
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Trip Report  Micks Mountain
 SummitPost
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