Trail Details

Gad Valley from Snowbird TH

Gad Valley from Snowbird TH

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 2.5 to 4.0 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 3.8 miles
 Elevation Gain: 1610 feet
 Main Aspect: North
 Climb Rate: 847 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 16%
Notes: This trail doesn’t make you feel like you’re truly in nature. Probably because of the ski resort infrastructure. 7
Trail shortcuts: Waypoints  Destination  Maps/Aerial Photos  Links


Trailhead
Snowbird TH
Trailhead Elevation: 8040 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: Yes
Distance from Park-N-Ride: 6.4 miles
Area: Little Cottonwood Canyon
Area Location: East on 9400 S (SR210) in Salt Lake County
Area Fee: None
Dogs Allowed: No
Notes: Snowbird has several parking lots. The middle one is the closest to the trailheads leading to Gad Valley and Peruvian Gulch. Walk east through the lot, then continue straight on the service road across the bridge when the main road curves left. If you want a shortcut to the ridge, take the Snowbird Tram



Destination
Gad Valley
 Elevation: 9650  Feature: Canyon
Notes: This valley has many roads, ski lifts and a few buildings, used by Snowbird Resort. Despite all that, the trails are still a nice distraction.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.564442    Longitude: -111.657252 

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


External Links
for this trail
Route Description  SummitPost


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