Trail Details

Box Elder Cirque from Dry Creek Trailhead

Box Elder Cirque from Dry Creek Trailhead

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 4.5 to 8.0 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 7.6 miles
 Elevation Gain: 3740 feet
 Main Aspect: West
 Climb Rate: 984 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 19%
Notes: Follow the main trail to the North Mountain trail junction, where you take the right fork. After another .8 miles you will come to a meadow with another junction. Take the right one toward the south saddle. It will take you into the mouth of Box Elder Cirque. 8
Trail shortcuts: Waypoints  Destination  Maps/Aerial Photos


Trailhead
Dry Creek TH
Trailhead Elevation: 5660 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: No
Area: Utah Valley
Area Location: Various locations on east and north ends of the valley
Area Fee: None
Dogs Allowed: Yes
Notes: Dry Creek is a popular trailhead with hikers and horse riders, located in the northeast corner of Alpine. It is one of the few trailheads left in Alpine that does not cross private land and is assured of never being cut off by development. The trailhead is at the end of the road that goes past the Alpine Rodeo Grounds.



Destination
Box Elder Cirque
 Elevation: 9400  Feature: Cirque
Notes: The cirque looks as impressive from the bottom as it does from the top.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.494343    Longitude: -111.702261 

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