Trail Details

Flagstaff Mountain from Days Fork Trailhead<br />via Days Fork

Flagstaff Mountain from Days Fork Trailhead
via Days Fork

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 4.5 to 7.5 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 7.4 miles
 Elevation Gain: 3155 feet
 Main Aspect: North
 Climb Rate: 853 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 16%
Notes: Days Fork is filled with conifers and a few mines. The upper part of the trail gets steeper as you approach the ridge. 7
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Trailhead
Days Fork TH
Trailhead Elevation: 7375 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: Yes
Distance from Park-N-Ride: 9.8 miles
Area: Big Cottonwood Canyon
Area Location: East on 7200 S (SR190) in Salt Lake County
Area Fee: None
Dogs Allowed: No
Notes: Turn into the Spruces CG and head for the parking lot in the back. The trail leaves the south end.


Waypoint 1
Days Fork
 Elevation: 8200  Feature: Canyon
Notes: A popular summer and winter destination. There was lots of mining activity in this canyon.


Destination
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 

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External Links
for this trail
Route Description  SummitPost


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