Trail Details

Silver Glance from White Pine TH<br />via White Pine Lake

Silver Glance from White Pine TH
via White Pine Lake

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 5.0 to 8.5 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 12.2 miles
 Elevation Gain: 2220 feet
 Main Aspect: All Directions
 Climb Rate: 364 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 7%
Notes: Once you get to West Pass between White Baldy and Red Baldy, you can see down the Silver Creek drainage and see 4 lakes. The first, just below you is Silver Glance. 1
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Trailhead
White Pine TH
Trailhead Elevation: 7660 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: Yes
Distance from Park-N-Ride: 5.3 miles
Area: Little Cottonwood Canyon
Area Location: East on 9400 S (SR210) in Salt Lake County
Area Fee: None
Dogs Allowed: No
Notes: Watch for a sign that says White Pine Trailhead about half way up Little Cottonwood Canyon, just after passing Tanners Flat. It is a good size parking lot on the south side of the road, with an outhouse. This trail leads to several canyons.


Waypoint 1
White Pine Lake
 Elevation: 10170  Feature: Lake
Notes: It is a beautiful alpine lake that sits below White Baldy. Incidentally, White Pine refers to Engelmann Spruce that was harvested from the canyon in the late 1800s. Red Pine refers to Douglas Fir.


Destination
Silver Glance
 Elevation: 9880  Feature: Lake
Notes: It is a small lake sitting at the base of White Baldy. There are plenty of areas to camp, if you are looking for solitude. Because of the remoteness, this lake does not get many visitors.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.531486    Longitude: -111.670720 

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