Trail Details

Twin Peaks (Broads Fork) from Broads Fork TH<br />via Broads Fork

Twin Peaks (Broads Fork) from Broads Fork TH
via Broads Fork

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 8.5 to 12.5 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 9.8 miles
 Elevation Gain: 5110 feet
 Main Aspect: Northeast
 Climb Rate: 1043 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 20%
Notes: This is the standard route to Broads Fork Twin Peaks. After the Broads Fork Basin, climb the southern headwall to the saddle, then northeast to the peak. 9
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Broads Fork TH
Trailhead Elevation: 6220 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: Yes
Distance from Park-N-Ride: 4.3 miles
Area: Big Cottonwood Canyon
Area Location: East on 7200 S (SR190) in Salt Lake County
Area Fee: None
Dogs Allowed: No
Notes: The parking lot is east of the first turn in the Mill B S turn. The Lake Blanche trail heads out on an old road to the east. The Broads Fork TH is almost hidden at the west end of the parking lot.

Waypoint 1
Broads Fork
 Elevation: 8240  Feature: Canyon
Notes: The Broad Fork trail ends in an alpine meadow, with steep slopes on 3 sides. This area gets ferocious avalanches in winter. The basin is a good place to camp if you want to hit the higher peaks refreshed.

Twin Peaks (Broads Fork)
 Elevation: 11330  Feature: Peak
Notes: An impressive peak, whether you are looking at it from Salt Lake Valley or Broads Fork.

Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.593901    Longitude: -111.720826 

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

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