Trail Details

Cascade Mountain from Big Springs TH<br />via Cascade Saddle

Cascade Mountain from Big Springs TH
via Cascade Saddle

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 9.0 to 14.5 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 15.6 miles
 Elevation Gain: 5140 feet
 Main Aspect: All Directions
 Climb Rate: 659 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 12%
Notes: As you climb, the closer you get to the ridge, the steeper it gets. At the sadle, turn and head north. There may be some exposer on the crest. 4
Trail shortcuts: Waypoints  Destination  Maps/Aerial Photos


Trailhead
Big Springs TH
Trailhead Elevation: 5770 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: Yes
Distance from Provo Canyon: 8.5 miles
Area: Provo Canyon
Area Location: East on 800 North in Orem in Utah County.
Area Fee: None
Dogs Allowed: Yes
Notes: Follow the Provo Canyon road for about 5 miles. Turn right at Vivian Park, and travel up the South Fork road about 3.5 miles. Turn right and follow the road to the southwest corner of the park.


Waypoint 1
Cascade Saddle
 Elevation: 9538  Feature: Saddle
Notes: The saddle is between Shingle Mill Peak and the Cascade Summit. Its the gateway to most of the Provo/Cascade range.


Destination
Cascade Mountain
 Elevation: 10910  Feature: Peak
Notes: The large mountain east of Provo/Orem and south of Mt Timp is Cascade Peak. The geology as seen from the valley below makes it a unique sight.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.306988    Longitude: -111.588280 

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