Trail Details

Germania Pass from Albion Basin Trailhead<br />via Cecret Lake

Germania Pass from Albion Basin Trailhead
via Cecret Lake

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 2.0 to 3.0 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 2.8 miles
 Elevation Gain: 1180 feet
 Main Aspect: Northeast
 Climb Rate: 843 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 16%
Notes: An Alta ski lift terminates at this pass. A hike here can be extended by continuing on to Sugarloaf or Mt Baldy. 7
Trail shortcuts: Waypoints  Destination  Maps/Aerial Photos


Trailhead
Albion Basin TH
Trailhead Elevation: 9420 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: Yes
Distance from Park-N-Ride: 11.1 miles
Area: Little Cottonwood Canyon
Area Location: East on 9400 S (SR210) in Salt Lake County
Area Fee: None
Dogs Allowed: No
Notes: The road goes all the way to Albion Basin for a few months in the summer. The parking lot is near the campground, however, it gets busy there on weekends. Volunteers stop people at the upper Alta parking lot to encourage them to walk or take a free shuttle.


Waypoint 1
Cecret Lake
 Elevation: 9885  AKA: Secret Lake
 Feature: Lake
Notes: Yes, that’s the correct spelling – if they spelled it correctly, then it wouldn’t be a secret, right? If you are not overwelmed by the beauty at Albion Basin, Cecret Lake is icing on the cake. This is a great destination for families of all ages.


Destination
Germania Pass
 Elevation: 10600  AKA: Secret Lake
 Feature: Saddle
Notes: Every pass (saddle) sits between 2 valleys and 2 peaks. The valleys on either side of this pass, are Mineral Basin/upper American Fork Canyon, and Little Cottonwood Canyon. The peaks are Mount Baldy and Sugarloaf mountain.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.570879    Longitude: -111.631885 

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