Trail Details

Davenport Hill from Alta Trailhead<br />via Grizzly Gulch

Davenport Hill from Alta Trailhead
via Grizzly Gulch

 Hike Time (roundtrip): 3.0 to 4.5 hours
 Distance (roundtrip): 5.6 miles
 Elevation Gain: 1410 feet
 Main Aspect: South
 Climb Rate: 504 feet per mile
 Average Grade: 10%
Notes: This trail is like a tour through Altas mining history – Just on the other side of the ridge is the Prince of Wales mine, where you can see mining equipment from the late 1800s. 2
Trail shortcuts: Waypoints  Destination  Maps/Aerial Photos  Links





Trailhead
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.


Waypoint 1
Grizzly Gulch
 Elevation: 9350  Feature: Canyon
Notes: This gulch is east of Alta. It has reminders of the mining heyday in this region. Continue on for hikes to Honeycomb Cliffs, Twin Lakes Pass, Patsey Marley and Mount Wolverine.


Destination
Davenport Hill
 Elevation: 10080  Feature: Peak
Notes: Named after the Davenport Mine, it sits overlooking Alta and and Silver Fork.


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.599591    Longitude: -111.622269 

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


External Links
for this trail
Route Description  UtahOutdoorActivities


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