Trailhead Details

Guardsmans Pass Trailhead in Big Cottonwood Canyon

Guardsmans Pass Trailhead

Trailhead Elevation: 9490 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: No
Distance from Park-N-Ride: 17.1 miles
Area: Big Cottonwood Canyon
Area Location: East on 7200 S (SR190) in Salt Lake County
Area Fee: None
Dogs Allowed: No
Notes: The Guardsman Pass road turns off the Big Cottonwood Canyon Rd just before you get to Brighton. Follow the road to the summit. The parking area is usually crowded. This is also the start of the Wasatch Crest trail for mountain bikers.


 Destinations reached from Guardsmans Pass Trailhead
Trail Time
(roundtrip)
Distance
(roundtrip)
Elevation
Change
Trail
Aspect
 Jupiter Hill from Guardsmans Pass TH via Tri-County Peak   1.5 to 2.0 hrs   2 miles   508 feet   South 
 Wasatch Crest Trail from Guardsmans Pass TH via Elbow Fork   8.5 to 14.5 hrs   23.4 miles   2844 feet   All Directions 
 Scott Hill from Guardsmans Pass TH via Scott Pass   2.0 to 3.0 hrs   3.6 miles   626 feet   All Directions 
 Tri-County Peak from Guardsmans Pass TH   1.0 to 1.5 hrs   0.4 miles   536 feet   South 
 Peak 10420 from Guardsmans Pass TH   1.5 to 2.0 hrs   1 miles   930 feet   North 
 Clayton Peak from Guardsmans Pass TH via Peak 10420   2.0 to 3.0 hrs   2.2 miles   1231 feet   North 
 Scott Pass from Guardsmans Pass TH via Tri-County Peak   1.0 to 1.5 hrs   1.8 miles   -5 feet   All Directions 


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.606756    Longitude: -111.554951 

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


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