Trail Details

Enniss Peak from Orson Smith Trailhead

Enniss Peak from Orson Smith Trailhead

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 5.5 to 9.5 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 9.2 miles
 Elevation Gain: 4508 feet
 Main Aspect: West
 Climb Rate: 980 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 19%
Notes: This trail leaves from the Orson Smith trailhead and heads mostly east. This trail is really cool, because the scenes are always changing – sometimes you’re looking at Salt Lake Valley, and somtimes you’re looking at Utah Valley. 8
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Trailhead
Orson Smith TH
Trailhead Elevation: 4790 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: Yes
Area: Salt Lake Valley
Area Location: Various locations on East Bench in Salt Lake
Area Fee: None
Dogs Allowed: No
Notes: This trailhead is located at 12601 South Highland Dr. The city of Draper has built some nice facilities. The trail is left of the restroom. NOTE: Dogs are not allowed between here and the Hidden Valley trailhead, it is a designated watershed area. Please respect the law, so the area can remain opened.



Destination
Enniss Peak
 Elevation: 9298  AKA: Draper Ridge
 Feature: Peak
Notes: It sits at the far western end of the Alpine Ridge, overlooking Alpine and Draper. It was named for pioneer John Enniss for his contributions to the city of Draper.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.514220    Longitude: -111.786745 

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


External Links
for this trail
Route Description  Salt Lake Tribune


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