Trail Details

Beartrap Fork from Beartrap Fork TH

Beartrap Fork from Beartrap Fork TH

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 3.0 to 4.5 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 4.2 miles
 Elevation Gain: 1940 feet
 Main Aspect: Southwest
 Climb Rate: 924 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 17%
Notes: The trail follows the stream bed up through the canyon. The bear traps are long gone. 8
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Beartrap Fork TH
Trailhead Elevation: 7560 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: No
Distance from Park-N-Ride: 10.7 miles
Area: Big Cottonwood Canyon
Area Location: East on 7200 S (SR190) in Salt Lake County
Area Fee: None
Dogs Allowed: No
Notes: The trailhead is somewhat difficult to find. Look for the gate in the picture on the northeast side of the road. There is really no parking area, just park along the road near the gate.

Beartrap Fork
 Elevation: 9500  Feature: Canyon
Notes: This trail is not used much and is the shortest route to Desolation Peak and Desolation Lake.

Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.646763    Longitude: -111.612088 

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External Links
for this trail
Route Description  SummitPost
 Utah Outdoors
Trip Report  UtahOutdoorActivities

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