Peak 10,420 Area

Salt Lake City, Utah 84171

Peak 10,420 Area

Peak 10,420 Area Professional Review and Guide

"The highest drivable trailhead in Big or Little Cottonwood Canyon, this is a nice, scenic place to go for partial days and/or when rain/snow lines are high or when south-east flow has been favoring Brighton and Park City.

It’s also good when avalanche danger is considerable or higher, because you can go up and down a ridge. Expect
snowmobile traffic in the area, especially on sunny weekends. The Peak 10,420 area is also popular with side-country touring parties coming from Great Western Lift at Brighton Ski Resort."

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Trail Information

Salt Lake City
Nearby City
Trail Type
Easy to Moderate
Skill Level
Additional Use
Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Salt Lake Ranger District, (801) 943-1794 Utah Avalanche Center, (888) 999-4019, ext. 1; Dawn Patrol, ext. 8 Utah Mountain Adventures (ski guiding and avalanche education), (801) 550-3986 Wasatch Powderbird Guides, (801) 742-2800
Local Contacts
USGS 7.5-minute Brighton Quad; Alpentech Wasatch Touring Map 1; Wasatch Backcountry Skiing Map
Local Maps

Activity Feed

Jul 2018