Trail Details

Peak 10420 from Brighton Lakes Trailhead<br />via Clayton Peak

Peak 10420 from Brighton Lakes Trailhead
via Clayton Peak

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 3.5 to 5.5 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 6.8 miles
 Elevation Gain: 1660 feet
 Main Aspect: Northwest
 Climb Rate: 488 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 9%
Notes: Follow the ridgeline from Clayton Peak. 2
Trail shortcuts: Waypoints  Destination  Maps/Aerial Photos

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.

Waypoint 1
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.
Waypoint 2
Clayton Peak
 Elevation: 10721  AKA: Mount Majestic
 Feature: Peak
Notes: Clayton Peak (Mt Majestic) is the east boundary of Brighton Ski Resort. The peak towers over upper Big Cottonwood Canyon to the west and Bonanza Flat to the east.

Peak 10420
 Elevation: 10420  AKA: Mount Majestic
 Feature: Peak
Notes: The peak is between Guardsmans Pass and Clayton Peak near Brighton. There are actually 2 peaks close together, with a nice meadow in the saddle between them.

Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.600043    Longitude: -111.558427 

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