Trail Details

Grizzly Gulch from Alta Trailhead

Grizzly Gulch from Alta Trailhead

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 2.0 to 2.5 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 3 miles
 Elevation Gain: 680 feet
 Main Aspect: Southwest
 Climb Rate: 453 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 9%
Notes: The trail climbs steadily from Alta on a south facing slope, passing remnants of the mining activity of the late 1800s. 1
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Trailhead
Alta TH
Trailhead Elevation: 8670 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: No
Distance from Park-N-Ride: 8.1 miles
Area: Little Cottonwood Canyon
Area Location: East on 9400 S (SR210) in Salt Lake County
Area Fee: None
Dogs Allowed: No
Notes: The trail starts in Alta where a paved road heading north leaves the main road. It goes past a church and the city offices. Follow the road through 2 switchbacks until you get to a junction. The junction to the north goes toward Cardiff Pass and Flagstaff Peak. The trail east goes through Grizzly Gulch toward Twin Lakes Pass.



Destination
Grizzly Gulch
 Elevation: 9350  Feature: Canyon
Notes: This gulch is east of Alta. It has reminders of the mining heyday in this region. Continue on for hikes to Honeycomb Cliffs, Twin Lakes Pass, Patsey Marley and Mount Wolverine.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.595538    Longitude: -111.619537 

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