Hiking Utah's High Uintas Guide Book

by Jeffrey Probst & Brad Probst, Revised by Brett Prettyman (Falcon Guides)
Hiking Utahand39;s High Uintas  by Jeffrey Probst & Brad Probst, Revised by Brett Prettyman

272pp/photos/maps
ISBN: 9781493009862

Firsthand descriptions of 99 routes throughout the backcountry wilderness of Utah's Uinta Mountains and High Uintas Wilderness, including easy day hikes to great fishing spots, adventurous treks to remote campsites, and extended backpacking trips for intrepid wilderness travelers.

© 2016 Jeffrey Probst and Brad Probst, Revised by Brett Prettyman/Falcon Guides. All Rights Reserved.

Trails from the "Hiking Utah's High Uintas" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 99.
... Preview: Abes Lake sits all alone, and you will likely be, too, if you take this short, steep hike from Holiday Park. This lake can be a little tricky to locate. You have to watch for a side trail that branc ... From the guidebook "Hiking Utah's High Uintas"
Oakley, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 7
... Preview: Anglers seeking large arctic grayling must visit Allen Lake. Grayling over a pound are reported. A few big brook trout inhabit this lake too. You won’t catch a lot of fish at Allen Lake, but what you ... From the guidebook "Hiking Utah's High Uintas"
Hanna, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 18.6
... Preview: No, this lake is not a swamp where alligators or snakes feed. In fact, it’s rather uncommon to encounter any reptile above 9,000 feet in the High Uintas. However, Alligator Lake can be exploited by ... From the guidebook "Hiking Utah's High Uintas"
Mountain View, WY - Hiking - Trail Length: 5.4
... Preview: What a pretty hike. The East Fork Bear River Trail caresses a wide, flowing river while steering leisurely by ruins of old log cabins, lush green meadows, and sky-reaching pines. Possible camping area ... From the guidebook "Hiking Utah's High Uintas"
Evanston, WY - Hiking - Trail Length: 17
... Preview: Set in the top of a glacial cirque, this is one of the prettiest alpine lakes in the High Uintas. A few small pines dot its shores, and the massive cliffs and talus slopes add grandeur to the emerald- ... From the guidebook "Hiking Utah's High Uintas"
Evanston, WY - Hiking - Trail Length: 12
... Preview: People staying at the Spirit Lake Lodge might consider a long day trip to the Weyman Basin and Upper and Lower Anson lakes. The lakes are popular with anglers, but the scenery alone is worth the walk. ... From the guidebook "Hiking Utah's High Uintas"
Mountain View, WY - Hiking - Trail Length: 13
... Preview: Long drive, short hike, and solitude pretty well sum up this day trip. No matter which way you come from, you will probably be in for a long drive before you start hiking. But if you would rather sp ... From the guidebook "Hiking Utah's High Uintas"
Duchesne, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 1
... Preview: Bald Lake is probably the only lake in the Smiths Fork Drainage containing campsites that still only receives light fishing and camping use. This natural cirque lake harbors a large population of nati ... From the guidebook "Hiking Utah's High Uintas"
Mountain View, WY - Hiking - Trail Length: 10
... Preview: The Weber, Provo, Duchesne, and Bear Rivers all begin near here. Looking to the west, you can spot a couple dozen lakes that speckle the upper regions of the Provo and Weber Rivers. Bald Mountain—the ... From the guidebook "Hiking Utah's High Uintas"
Kamas, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 5
... Preview: Surrounded by mature pines, Bear Lake offers a quiet picture-book setting for the weary traveler. Its deep, placid waters seem to beckon, “Rest here, rest here.” And a lot of hikers do. Bear Lake re ... From the guidebook "Hiking Utah's High Uintas"
Mountain View, WY - Hiking - Trail Length: 13
... Preview: Beaver Lake is characterized by timbered shorelines, with shallow water prevailing on the east side of the lake. Excellent campsites are in a large park to the west, and several sources of springwater ... From the guidebook "Hiking Utah's High Uintas"
Mountain View, WY - Hiking - Trail Length: 13.6
... Preview: You can pack extra gear into here. The hike is just a little over a mile one way, so bring the lawn chairs and float tube. There is a steep incline just before the dam, but otherwise it’s an easy hike ... From the guidebook "Hiking Utah's High Uintas"
Kamas, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.2
... Preview: The avid outdoorsman should have great expectations of Bollie Lake. Fast fishing has been reported for pan-size brookies, and the open picturesque shorelines make for easy fly-casting. Excellent camps ... From the guidebook "Hiking Utah's High Uintas"
Duchesne, UT - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 12
... Preview: Depending on your priorities, you may want to leave the backpack behind. Access is somewhat steep, and large rocks with deadfall literally litter the way. On the other hand, many people avoid difficul ... From the guidebook "Hiking Utah's High Uintas"
Kamas, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.6
... Preview: Some people would rather fish or camp by a stream than at a lake. There are many benefits to stream camping, especially if you can seclude your camp away from the trail. Any hikers you bump into will ... From the guidebook "Hiking Utah's High Uintas"
Evanston, WY - Hiking - Trail Length: 7
... Preview: Although Carolyn Lake is in a popular area, it is most often passed by. This small lake is in timbered country characterized by boggy shorelines and a small, wet meadow. Springwater is somewhat limite ... From the guidebook "Hiking Utah's High Uintas"
Kamas, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 13
... Preview: This hike is for the roadside camper looking for a short diversion. Castle Lake is less than half a mile west of Butterfly Lake. Butterfly Lake has excellent campground facilities, as well as a parkin ... From the guidebook "Hiking Utah's High Uintas"
Kamas, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.8
... Preview: Chain Lakes are three connecting reservoirs and one natural lake. Campsites and horse pasture are somewhat limited at all four lakes, but they receive heavy camping and fishing anyway. During the late ... From the guidebook "Hiking Utah's High Uintas"
Roosevelt, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 16
... Preview: After a long, steep climb, Clements Reservoir will look mighty good. Sheltered campsites are abundant along the northern shoreline, and you can easily imagine what it would be like to have a cabin ove ... From the guidebook "Hiking Utah's High Uintas"
Duchesne, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 21
... Preview: You couldn’t ask for a prettier setting. The stage is set with picture-perfect campsites that overlook a small lake dimpled by feeding fish. A stately cliff serves as a backdrop. Grassy campsites are ... From the guidebook "Hiking Utah's High Uintas"
Kamas, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 1