Trail Details

Mount Baldy from Snowbird TH<br />via Peruvian Gulch

Mount Baldy from Snowbird TH
via Peruvian Gulch

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 4.5 to 7.5 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 7.8 miles
 Elevation Gain: 3028 feet
 Main Aspect: North
 Climb Rate: 776 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 15%
Notes: Follow mostly Snowbird service roads up to the pass between Hidden Peak and Mount Baldy, then follw the ridgeline to the peak. 6
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


Waypoint 1
Peruvian Gulch
 Elevation: 9900  Feature: Canyon
Notes: It is the large ravine leading up to the pass between Mt Baldy and Hidden Peak. You can see it from the air by taking a ride on the Snowbird Tram.


Destination
Mount Baldy
 Elevation: 11068  Feature: Peak
Notes: Great 360 degree views of Mineral Basin, Little Cottonwood Canyon, Sugarloaf Peak and AF Twin Peaks. This peak is relatively easy to get to.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.568115    Longitude: -111.638137 

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


External Links
for this trail
Photos  UtahPictures
Route Description  SummitPost


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