Trail Details

Flagstaff Mountain from Alta TH

Flagstaff Mountain from Alta TH

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 2.5 to 4.5 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 3.8 miles
 Elevation Gain: 1860 feet
 Main Aspect: Southeast
 Climb Rate: 979 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 19%
Notes: The trail follows old mining roads and goes past the imfamous Emma Mine. There’s no trail after the mine, just head up the bowl to the northwest, aiming for the saddle west of Flagstaff. There a trail from the saddle to the peak. 8
Trail shortcuts: Waypoints  Destination  Maps/Aerial Photos  Links

Alta TH
Trailhead Elevation: 8670 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: No
Distance from Park-N-Ride: 8.1 miles
Area: Little Cottonwood Canyon
Area Location: East on 9400 S (SR210) in Salt Lake County
Area Fee: None
Dogs Allowed: No
Notes: The trail starts in Alta where a paved road heading north leaves the main road. It goes past a church and the city offices. Follow the road through 2 switchbacks until you get to a junction. The junction to the north goes toward Cardiff Pass and Flagstaff Peak. The trail east goes through Grizzly Gulch toward Twin Lakes Pass.

Flagstaff Mountain
 Elevation: 10530  Feature: Peak
Notes: Flagstaff is at the junction of the Cottonwood Ridge and the Reed and Benson Ridge. Overlooking Alta, Mill D South Fork and Days Fork, you can see a lot of country from here. There is a higher peak a short distance to the north, which cannot be seen from Alta.

Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.600778    Longitude: -111.646082 

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

External Links
for this trail
Photos  UtahPictures
Route Description  SummitPost
Trip Report  Micks Mountain

Be Sociable, Share!