Trail Details

Snake Creek Pass from Brighton Lakes TH

Snake Creek Pass from Brighton Lakes TH

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 2.5 to 4.0 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 4.4 miles
 Elevation Gain: 1320 feet
 Main Aspect: North
 Climb Rate: 600 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 11%
Notes: The trail follows Brighton Ski Resort service roads. You can also go to Dog Lake and follow the trail to the pass. 3
Trail shortcuts: Waypoints  Destination  Maps/Aerial Photos  Links





Trailhead
Brighton Lakes TH
Trailhead Elevation: 8760 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: No
Distance from Park-N-Ride: 14.7 miles
Area: Big Cottonwood Canyon
Area Location: East on 7200 S (SR190) in Salt Lake County
Area Fee: None
Dogs Allowed: No
Notes: Park near the Brighton Center. The trail starts on the right side of the main building and heads southeast along the edge of a ski run.



Destination
Snake Creek Pass
 Elevation: 10080  Feature: Saddle
Notes: The pass is near the top of the Brighton Ski Resort runs. From here, you can continue on to Clayton Peak, Preston Peak or Pioneer Peak.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.584529    Longitude: -111.567042 

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


External Links
for this trail
Route Description  Salt Lake Tribune
 SummitPost


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