60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Salt Lake City Guide Book

by Greg Witt (Menasha Ridge Press)
60 Hikes within 60 Miles Salt Lake City  by Greg Witt

288pp/photos/maps
ISBN: 0897329422

60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Salt Lake City helps you select the perfect hike and then takes you right to the trailhead. Decide what you’re looking for -- physical challenge, panoramic views, or historic trails. This guide will point you to the best trails the Wasatch Front has to offer.

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Trails from the "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Salt Lake City" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 60.
... Preview: From the valley floor, Adams Canyon appears no different from any other ordinary canyon along the Wasatch Front. But once inside, you’ll find a deep canyon filled with white fir, a tumbling creek, and ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Salt Lake City"
Kaysville, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.6
... Preview: This challenging route along a knife ridge and up a steep rocky slope leads to the dual summit that forms the highest peak in Salt Lake County. In just over a mile one-way, you’ll achieve a first-clas ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Salt Lake City"
Midway, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.2
... Preview: With a convenient trailhead and a well-groomed trail to the summit, Bald Mountain is an ideal climb, especially for children and inexperienced hikers who want to experience the thrill of climbing a hi ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Salt Lake City"
Kamas, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 3
... Preview: A popular, family-friendly route along a creekbed in a deep canyon. The hike’s payout: a 50-foot waterfall spraying down the side of a rock cliff. About 50 feet before the falls, the trail divides. T ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Salt Lake City"
Pleasant Grove, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.6
... Preview: Bells Canyon is a long, deep, beautiful canyon with cascading falls, lush vegetation, and a rocky cirque. The trail is steep and challenging, but the varied views and granite setting are spectacular. From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Salt Lake City"
Cottonwood Heights, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 5.6
... Preview: Ben Lomond has the longest, most gentle gradient of any summit trail in the Wasatch. Along the way you’re treated to continuous and commanding views in all directions, with a diverse range of vegetati ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Salt Lake City"
North Ogden, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 16
... Preview: From the city park trailhead, a steady ascent follows a small creek through a broad valley to Big Springs, a natural spring flowing from the mountainside. Mountain views, abundant valley vegetation, a ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Salt Lake City"
Provo, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 5
... Preview: One of the lesser-known big peaks of the Wasatch, Box Elder Peak offers exceptional mountain-wilderness scenery and wildlifeviewing. Most fit hikers can achieve the adventurous off-trail scramble to t ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Salt Lake City"
Alpine, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 9.8
... Preview: Explore a chain of pristine alpine lakes at the top of Big Cottonwood Canyon. It’s a favorite hike for families and couples in search of remote mountain scenery, fir-scented woods, and photogenic lake ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Salt Lake City"
Park City, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.2
... Preview: If you’re after a great view with very little effort, Buffalo Peak is the easiest, most accessible summit on the Wasatch Front. Within minutes of the trailhead, you’re overlooking Utah Valley from an ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Salt Lake City"
Provo, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 1
... Preview: Albion Basin is ablaze with wildflowers and wildlife in summer. This popular and easy hike travels along a well-marked interpretive trail through flowered meadows to a rock-rimmed alpine lake at the h ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Salt Lake City"
Park City, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.6
... Preview: With the 26-story LDS Church office building to your back and the Utah state capitol in front of you, follow a creek through a city park, quickly leaving the city behind. Within 2 miles you’ll be walk ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Salt Lake City"
Salt Lake City, UT - Hiking
... Preview: At 11,031 feet, Deseret Peak is the highest point in Tooele County and the centerpiece of the Deseret Peak Wilderness Area. It’s also a magnificent expanse of both semiarid and alpine scenery—glacia ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Salt Lake City"
Tooele, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 8.5
... Preview: A gentle canyon trail ascends to a high-alpine lake, then leads to a ridge overlooking Park City and Big Cottonwood Canyon. A steep descent of a little-known canyon returns you to the Big Cottonwood C ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Salt Lake City"
Park City, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 6.6
... Preview: Hiking through a dense forest scented with spruce and fir is just one of the many delights on the Desolation Trail. Climbing over fallen trees and rocky outcrops leads to a direct view of Salt Lake wi ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Salt Lake City"
Salt Lake City, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.8
... Preview: A small, peaceful lake ringed by quaking aspens lies at the junction of several trails leading to other peaks and canyons. A well-used mountain-biking trail, the Dog Lake Trail is wide and easy to fol ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Salt Lake City"
Park City, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.6
... Preview: Doughnut Falls is unique—a waterfall that plunges through a hole in the rock and into a grotto before cascading down the rocky drainage below. It’s a short hike, popular with families and youth groups ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Salt Lake City"
Park City, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.4
... Preview: The Mount Timpanogos Wilderness Area is full of superlatives. Whether you’re hiking to a waterfall in Primrose Cirque, an alpine meadow, Emerald Lake, the Timpanogos snowfield, or on to the summit, yo ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Salt Lake City"
Pleasant Grove, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 9.6
... Preview: An old jeep road, once used by fruitless prospectors and long since overgrown, leads into a hidden side canyon now frequented by knowing bow-hunters. The trail concludes at a ridgeline saddle with vie ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Salt Lake City"
Salt Lake City, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 5
... Preview: The trail follows Farmington Creek, the largest stream or river in Davis County, up a broad canyon to a primitive U.S. Forest Service campground. A 40-foot waterfall near the top of the trail and expa ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Salt Lake City"
Farmington, UT - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.2

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