Trail Details

Silver Glance from Silver Lake Flat Trailhead<br />via Silver Lake

Silver Glance from Silver Lake Flat Trailhead
via Silver Lake

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 3.5 to 5.5 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 5.6 miles
 Elevation Gain: 2345 feet
 Main Aspect: Southeast
 Climb Rate: 838 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 16%
Notes: From Silver Lake head north, following the ridgeline to the right of Silver Creek. There’s no trail, but you’ll run into Silver Glance after 0.7 mile if you continue following that ridgeline. 7
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Trailhead
Silver Lake Flat TH
Trailhead Elevation: 7535 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: Yes
Distance from Fee Station: 10.8 miles
Area: American Fork Canyon
Area Location: East on Timpanogos Hwy (SR92), exit 284 in Utah County
Area Fee: $6
Dogs Allowed: Yes
Notes: Follow the paved road past Tibble Fork toward Granite Flat CG. Take the dirt road that heads north just before the CG shack. It will take you to the lake, the trailhead is on the north end.


Waypoint 1
Silver Lake
 Elevation: 9000  Feature: Lake
Notes: It is a beautiful alpine lake sitting below the rugged White Baldy. This lake is stocked with fish and has a few good camping spots.


Destination
Silver Glance
 Elevation: 9880  Feature: Lake
Notes: It is a small lake sitting at the base of White Baldy. There are plenty of areas to camp, if you are looking for solitude. Because of the remoteness, this lake does not get many visitors.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.531486    Longitude: -111.670720 

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


External Links
for this trail
Route Description  OutdoorXpert
 SummitPost
 WasatchHiker


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