WASATCH MOUNTAIN CLUB Hike Listing & Ratings Table
(Compiled by Kip Yost, 1995)


The Time and difficulty ratngs are based on a fit hiker hiking in clear weather on dry terrain, some statistical data is approximate, your individual results will vary.

Rating Difficulty Range :

0.1 to   4.0    = Not Too Difficulty (NTD) = Lightly strenuous
4.1 to   8.0    = Moderate (MOD) = Moderate to very strenuous
8.1 to 11.0    = Most Difficult (MSD) = Very strenuous, difficult
11.1+            = Extreme (EXT) = Very strong, well-seasoned hikers only


Other Factors :

B = Boulder fields or extensive bushwhacking
E = Elevation change in excess of 5,000 feet
M = Round trip mileage in excess of 15 mi.
R = Ridgeline hiking or extensive routefinding
S = Scrambling
X = Exposure
W= Wilderness area, limit 14

OTHER

RT

EST

ELEV.

AVG GAIN

MAX

HIKE

RATING

FACTORS

MILES

HRS

CHANGE

PER MILE

ELEV.

WASATCH FRONT AND FOOTHILL AREA
ENSIGN PEAK FROM SUBDIVISION

1.5

1

0.6

600

1,200

5,414

AVENUES TWIN PEAKS FROM PERRY'S HOLLOW

2.4

2.2

1.2

1,090

991

6,291

TOLCAT STREAM FROM MT. OLYMPUS TRAIL

2.8

W

4

1.9

1,400

700

6,240

MT. VAN COTT FROM UNIV. HOSP EAST LOT

3.1

2.3

1.5

1,350

1,174

6,348

RED BUTTE PEAK FROM GEORGE'S HOLLOW

3.2

3.3

1.8

1,510

915

6,472

FERGUSON CANYON TO SL OVERLOOK

3.5

3

1.8

1,600

1,067

7,000

BIG BEACON FROM GEORGE'S HOLLOW

4.5

4.5

2.5

2,180

969

7,143

PERKINS PEAK FROM SUBDIVISION

4.9

4.25

2.6

2,290

1,078

7,490

NEFFS CANYON TO MEADOW

5.0

W

5.5

3.0

2,450

891

8,000

BIG BEACON FROM PIONEER PARK

5.1

3.5

2.5

2,240

1,280

7,143

BELLS CANYON TO MEADOW

5.3

5.5

3.1

2,600

945

7,900

LITTLE BLACK MTN FRM PERRYS HOLLOW

6.1

9.6

4.5

3,100

646

8,026

DEAF SMITH CANYON TO MEADOW

6.3

W

5.9

3.6

3,020

1,024

8,400

NEFFS CANYON TO THAYNES CANYON PASS

6.5

W

6.7

3.9

3,190

952

8,550

FERGUSON CANYON TO UPPER MEADOW

7.0

W

5.5

3.6

3,200

1,164

8,400

DRY HOLLOW TO BIG CTTNWD OVERLOOK

7.3

W

5.9

3.9

3,380

1,146

8,498

HOUNDS TOOTH

7.4

W

2.8

3.0

2,600

1,857

7,800

NEFFS CANYON TO PASS

7.5

W

7.4

4.4

3,620

978

9,190

GRANDEUR PEAK FROM THE WEST

8.1

4

3.6

3,187

1,594

8,299

BELLS CANYON TO UPPER RESERVOIR

8.2

W

9

5.2

4,100

911

9,400

MOUNT OLYMPUS VIA TOLCAT CANYON

8.9

W

7.5

4.9

4,200

1,120

9,026

STORM MTN FROM FERGUSON CANYON

9.9

W-S

8.1

6.3

4,280

1,057

9,524

LONE PEAK CIRQUE VIA DRAPER RIDGE

10.1

W

10

6.2

4,920

984

10,340

OLYMPUS NORTH FACE TO BOTH PKS

13.1

W-BRSX

7

9.3

4,176

1,193

9,026

THUNDER MTN PASS FROM BELLS CANYON

13.7

W-BE

9.5

9.0

5,420

1,141

10,720

LONE PEAK VIA JACOBS LADDER

14.4

W-ESX

12.6

11.6

5,643

896

11,253

LONE PEAK VIA DRAPER RIDGE

14.8

W-ESX

13.5

12.2

5,943

880

11,253

TWIN PEAKS FROM DEAF SMITH CANYON

15.8

W-BES

11

11.4

6,029

1,096

11,330

WILDCAT RIDGE (OLYMPUS TO RAYMOND)

17.0

W-BERSX

14

15.2

6,200

886

10,242

AVERAGE FOOTHILL AREA HIKE

7.5

6.5

4.7

3,293.7

1,011

8,438.6

MILLCREEK CANYON AREA
LOOKOUT ROCK FROM BIRCH HOLLOW

1.0

1.5

0.6

56

75

6,480

PIPELINE, CHURCH FORK TO BIRCH HOLLOW

1.1

1.9

0.7

300

316

6,000

PIPELINE, BIRCH HOLLOW TO ELBOW FORK

1.6

2.1

0.9

600

571

6,620

PIPELINE, RATTLESNAKE TO CHURCH FORK

1.6

3.1

1.2

550

355

5,990

PIPELINE, SL VIEW VIA RATTLESNAKE GULCH

1.7

3.5

1.3

540

309

5,980

TERRACE PICNIC AREA FROM ELBOW FORK

1.8

W

3

1.2

640

427

6,830

DESOLATION TRAIL TO SL OVERLOOK

2.8

4.8

2.1

1,270

529

7,020

SOLDIER FORK PASS FROM SOLDIER FORK

3.2

2.8

1.6

1,290

921

8,890

WHITE FIR PASS FROM BOWMAN TRAIL

3.3

W

3.5

1.9

1,530

874

7,590

PARK WEST PASS FROM BIG WATER TR

3.4

5.5

2.5

1,330

484

8,930

LAMBS CANYON PASS FROM ELBOW FORK

3.4

3.4

1.9

1,500

882

8,130

WILSON FORK PASS FROM WILSON FORK

4.3

2.5

1.8

1,622

1,298

9,122

MOUNT AIRE FROM ELBOW FORK

4.6

3.6

2.3

1,991

1,106

8,621

ALEXANDER BASIN FROM BOWMAN TRAIL

4.6

3.3

2.2

1,910

1,158

9,000

MILLVUE PEAK FROM ELBOW FORK

5.0

4.9

2.8

2,300

939

8,926

GRANDEUR PEAK FROM CHURCH FORK

5.4

6

3.3

2,619

873

8,299

BAKER SPRING FROM BOWMAN TRAIL

5.5

6

3.3

2,640

880

8,880

PORTER FORK PASS FROM PORTER FORK

6.0

W

7

3.8

2,890

826

9,360

THAYNES PEAK FROM THAYNES CANYON

6.0

W

6

3.5

2,890

963

8,676

MURDOCK PEAK FROM BIG WATER TR

6.3

7.1

3.9

3,000

845

9,602

BAKER PASS FROM BOWMAN TRAIL

6.3

7.5

4.1

3,080

821

9,320

CHURCH FORK PEAK FROM CHURCH FORK

6.4

B

5.8

4.3

2,620

903

8,306

MT. RAYMOND FROM BOWMAN FORK

8.1

W

10

5.5

3,990

798

10,241

GOBBLER'S KNOB FROM BOWMAN FORK

8.1

W

10.2

5.5

4,000

784

10,246

MILLCREEK RIDGE (GRANDEUR TO MURDOCK)

8.5

BR

11

7.8

3,129

569

9,602

MILLCREEK RIDGE(MT AIRE-GRANDEUR)

8.7

R

10.7

6.7

4,010

750

8,621

DESOLATION TRAIL (MILLCREEK TO MILL D)

12.2

W-EM

19

12.1

5,260

554

9,240

AVERAGE MILLCREEK AREA HIKE

4.5

5.6

3.0

2,055.6

739

8,018.6

BIG COTTONWOOD CANYON AREA
BRIGHTON SILVER LAKE BOARDWALK

1.1

0.75

0.3

0

0

8,730

DOUGHNUT FALLS

1.4

1.5

0.6

360

480

7,800

STAIRS GULCH TRAIL TO CLIFFS

1.6

W

1.4

0.7

600

857

6,700

LAKE SOLITUDE FROM SILVER FORK

1.9

2.7

1.1

310

230

9,040

WILLOW LAKE VIA WILLOW HEIGHTS TRAIL

1.9

1.6

0.8

600

750

8,480

DOG LAKE VIA BRIGHTON LAKES TRAIL

2.1

1.5

0.8

600

800

9,360

DAYS FORK TO MEADOW

2.3

3

1.4

850

567

8,200

TWIN LAKES FROM BRIGHTON

2.3

1.9

1.0

730

768

9,460

LAKE MARY VIA BRIGHTON LAKES TRAIL

2.4

2

1.0

760

760

9,520

DRY LAKE FROM WILLOW LAKE

2.5

2.75

1.3

920

669

8,820

GREENS BASIN FROM DAYS FORK

2.5

3.1

1.5

990

639

8,330

LAKE SOLITUDE FROM SOLITUDE

2.6

3.5

1.6

900

514

9,020

MULE HOLLOW TO MINE

2.8

W

2.4

1.4

1,200

1,000

7,020

MOUNT EVERGREEN FROM BRIGHTON

3.0

3.4

1.7

1,120

659

9,620

LAKE CATHERINE VIA BRIGHTON LAKES

3.3

4

2.0

1,200

600

9,950

CARDIFF MINE FROM CARDIFF FORK

3.3

4.9

2.2

1,350

551

8,810

TWIN LAKES PASS FROM BRIGHTON

3.4

5

2.3

1,220

488

9,993

DOG LAKE FROM MILL D

3.4

4.7

2.2

1,460

621

8,780

SNAKE CREEK PASS FROM MAJESTIC TRAIL

3.4

4

2.0

1,310

655

10,040

SNAKE CREEK PASS FROM BRIGHTON

3.5

4.3

2.1

1,350

628

10,080

LAKE BLANCHE TRAIL TO CLEARING

3.7

3

1.8

1,600

1,067

7,800

CIRCLE ALL PEAK FRM BUTLER FORK

3.7

W

3.5

2.0

1,610

920

8,707

SILVER FORK TO UPPER BOWL

3.9

6.1

2.8

1,580

518

9,650

DOG LAKE FROM BUTLER FORK

4.0

W

6.2

2.9

1,740

561

8,780

REYNOLDS PEAK FRM BIG WATER TRAIL

4.2

W

4.4

2.4

1,822

828

9,422

WASATCH MINE FRM MINERAL FORK

4.2

6

2.9

1,940

647

8,650

HONEYCOMB CLIFFS FROM BRIGHTON

4.3

4.9

2.6

1,749

714

10,479

MOUNT MILLICENT FROM BRIGHTON

4.3

4

2.3

1,722

861

10,452

BROADS FORK TO MEADOW

4.3

W

4.7

2.5

2,040

868

8,240

CATHERINE PASS FROM BRIGHTON

4.4

4.7

2.6

1,860

791

10,220

DESOLATION LAKE FROM MILL D

4.5

7.3

3.4

1,970

540

9,240

LITTLE WATER PEAK FRM BIG WATER TRAIL

4.5

5.3

2.8

2,005

757

9,605

SUNSET PEAK FROM BRIGHTON

4.5

5.9

3.0

1,860

631

10,648

BAKER PASS FROM BUTLER FORK

4.6

W

7

3.3

2,050

586

9,200

CLAYTON PEAK FROM MAJESTIC TR

4.7

5.8

3.0

1,930

666

10,721

GRIZZLY GULCH FROM SILVER FORK

4.7

7.5

3.5

1,940

517

10,040

BEARTRAP FORK TO UPPER BOWL

4.7

3.5

2.3

1,940

1,109

9,500

CLAYTON PEAK FROM MAJESTIC TRAIL

4.7

5

2.8

1,960

784

10,721

REYNOLDS PEAK FROM MILL D

4.8

W

6

3.1

2,182

727

9,422

ECLIPSE MINE FROM DAYS FORK

4.9

6.5

3.3

2,260

695

9,600

TUSCARORA/MT WOLVERINE FROM BRIGHTON

4.9

5.8

3.1

2,090

721

10,795

REYNOLDS PEAK FROM BUTLER FORK

5.0

W

6.8

3.4

2,320

682

9,422

LITTLE WATER PEAK FROM MILL D

5.1

6

3.2

2,365

788

9,605

BEARTRAP FORK PASS FROM MILL D

5.4

8

3.9

2,450

613

9,800

DESOLATION LAKE OVRLK FROM BEARTRAP FK

5.4

4

2.7

2,240

1,120

9,800

SILVER FORK PASS FROM DAYS FORK

5.6

7

3.7

2,600

743

9,940

LAKE BLANCHE

5.7

W

6

3.4

2,720

907

8,920

SILVER MTN MINE FROM MINERAL FORK

5.9

4.9

3.1

2,620

1,069

9,330

CARDIFF PASS FROM CARDIFF FORK

5.9

7

3.8

2,720

777

10,200

PORTER FORK PASS FROM MILL B

6.1

7.5

4.0

2,960

789

9,360

DESOLATION PASS FROM MILL B

6.2

6.5

3.7

2,960

911

9,160

KESSLER PEAK BY MONTREAL HILL ROUTE

6.3

8

4.3

2,953

738

10,403

BAKER PASS FROM MILL B

6.4

9.5

4.7

3,120

657

9,320

PIONEER PEAK FROM BRIGHTON

6.6

3.4

2.9

2,460

1,447

10,430

GOBBLER'S KNOB FROM BUTLER FORK

6.6

W

8.3

4.5

3,166

763

10,246

MT RAYMOND FROM BUTLER FORK

6.6

W

8.1

4.4

3,161

780

10,241

KESSLER PEAK BY CARDIFF FK NORTH ROUTE

7.1

4.8

3.5

2,940

1,225

10,403

REGULATOR JOHNSON MINE FROM MINERAL FK

7.3

9.5

5.0

3,530

743

10,240

KESSLER PEAK BY CARBONATE PASS

7.6

S

5.9

4.7

2,940

997

10,403

FLAGSTAFF PEAK FROM DAYS FORK

7.8

S

7.5

5.4

3,180

848

10,530

BRIGHTON RIDGE RUN(SNAKE CRK TO MILLICENT)

8.3

R

8.75

6.1

3,480

795

10,795

SUNDIAL FROM LAKE BLANCHE TRAIL

10.2

W-SX

9

7.6

4,000

889

10,320

DROMEDARY FROM LAKE BLANCHE TRAIL

12.2

W-BS

9.4

8.5

4,800

1,021

11,107

COTTONWOOD RDG(TWIN LKS PASS - SUPERIOR)

12.3

RSX

6.25

8.0

3,950

1,264

11,040

MT SUPERIOR FROM LAKE BLANCHE TRAIL

12.5

W-SX

9.5

8.7

4,932

1,038

11,132

DROMEDARY FROM BROADS FORK

13.9

W-BSX

7.8

9.2

4,800

1,231

11,107

TWIN PEAKS FROM BROADS FORK

14.9

W-BES

10

11.5

5,130

1,026

11,330

AVERAGE BIG COTTONWOOD AREA HIKE

5.0

5.4

3.2

2,122.0

788

9,615.4

LITTLE COTTONWOOD CANYON AREA
CECRET LAKE FROM ALBION BASIN

1.8

1.6

0.7

420

525

9,460

RED PINE TO OVERLOOK

1.9

3

1.2

500

333

8,200

CATHERINE PASS FROM ALBION BASIN

2.6

2.1

1.1

790

752

10,220

SUNSET PEAK FROM ALBION BASIN

3.5

3.3

1.8

1,248

756

10,648

TWIN LAKES PASS FROM GRIZZLY GULCH

3.5

4

2.0

1,353

677

9,993

CARDIFF PASS FROM ALTA

3.7

2.8

1.7

1,370

979

10,020

GERMANIA PASS FROM SUGARLOAF RD

3.7

5

2.4

1,300

520

10,600

PRINCE OF WALES MINE FRM GRIZZLY GLCH

3.7

4.5

2.3

1,460

649

10,100

SUGARLOAF PEAK FROM GERMANIA

4.2

3.9

2.2

1,610

826

11,051

MT BALDY FROM ALBION BASIN

4.3

4.25

2.4

1,668

785

11,068

SUGARLOAF PEAK FROM ALBION BASIN

4.4

3.5

2.1

1,651

943

11,051

LOWER RED PINE LAKE

4.5

W

6.8

3.2

1,940

571

9,640

MAYBIRD LAKES FROM RED PINE TRAIL

4.7

W

7.5

3.5

2,050

547

9,750

GERMANIA PASS FROM COLLINS GULCH

4.8

5

2.8

2,000

800

10,600

WHITE PINE OVERLOOK FROM SNOWBIRD

4.8

6

3.1

2,100

700

10,200

UPPER RED PINE LAKE

5.1

W

7

3.5

2,300

657

10,000

WHITE PINE LAKE FROM WHITE PINE TR

6.0

10

4.8

2,670

534

10,170

DEVIL'S CASTLE FROM ALBION BASIN

6.1

SX

3.6

4.0

1,520

844

10,930

HIDDEN PEAK VIA GAD VALLEY ROAD

6.4

8

4.3

2,890

723

10,990

HIDDEN PEAK FROM PERUVIAN GULCH

6.4

7

4.0

2,880

823

10,990

FLAGSTAFF PEAK FROM ALTA

6.9

SX

3.3

2.3

1,890

1,145

10,530

PITTSBURG LAKE FROM ALBION BASIN

7.3

BS

6

5.4

2,400

800

10,000

MT SUPERIOR FROM ALTA

9.3

SX

5

5.7

3,000

1,200

11,040

A.F. TWIN PEAKS FROM SNOWBIRD

9.8

BS

8

7.1

3,549

887

11,489

PFIEFFERHORN FROM RED PINE

9.8

W-SX

10

8.0

3,700

740

11,326

WHITE BALDY FROM RED PINE

9.9

W-BS

9

7.6

3,695

821

11,321

MONTE CRISTO FROM ALTA

10.2

W-SX

5.6

6.2

3,420

1,221

11,132

WHITE BALDY FROM WHITE PINE

10.8

W-BSX

10

9.2

3,695

739

11,321

BULLION DIVIDE (ALBION TO WHITE PINE)

10.9

W-RSX

9.75

9.2

3,689

757

11,489

BEATOUT(PFIEFFERHORN TO BELLS CNYN)

15.6

W-ERSX

14

13.8

5,854

836

11,326

AVERAGE LITTLE COTTONWOOD AREA HIKE

6.0

6.0

4.1

2,287.1

764

10,555.2

DAVIS/UTAH COUNTY AREAS
RUDY'S FLAT FROM NORTH CANYON

2.7

5

2.1

1,120

448

7,120

RUDY'S FLAT FROM MUELLER PARK

4.2

9

3.7

1,870

416

7,120

BIG BLACK MTN FROM MUELLAR PARK

7.0

9.6

4.9

3,560

742

8,958

BRIDAL VAIL FALLS (LOWER)

0.7

0.5

0.2

200

800

5,823

TIMPANOGUS CAVE

2.3

2.8

1.4

1,053

752

6,665

DRY CREEK FALLS (LOWER)

3.2

3

1.7

1,450

967

7,150

AF SILVER LAKE FROM SILVER FLAT

3.4

3.5

1.9

1,440

823

9,000

1ST HAMMONGOG FROM ALPINE

3.7

W

4.5

2.3

1,800

800

7,100

DRY CREEK DIVIDE FRM DEER CREEK TR

5.9

W

5.5

3.3

2,700

982

9,650

SILVER GLANCE LAKE FRM SILVER FLAT

6.2

B

5.5

4.1

2,320

844

9,880

EMERALD LAKE FROM TIMPANOOKE

6.6

W

12

5.6

2,946

491

10,260

SILVER LAKE OVLK FROM DEER CRK TR

6.9

W

7

4.1

3,240

926

10,200

EMERALD LAKE FROM ASPEN GROVE

7.3

W

9

4.9

3,510

780

10,360

MT NEBO FROM NEBO BASIN TRAIL

7.4

W

9

5.1

3,330

740

11,928

MILLER PEAK FROM SILVER FLAT

7.9

9

5.2

3,720

827

11,280

DRY CREEK DIVIDE FRM DRY CREEK

8.3

W

10

5.1

3,950

878

9,650

AF TWIN PEAKS FROM SILVER FLAT

8.3

11

6.0

3,929

714

11,489

LAKE HARDY FROM DRY CREEK CNYN

8.6

W

11.5

6.1

4,300

748

10,300

WHITE PINE PASS FROM AF CANYON

8.8

BS

6.5

6.2

3,080

948

10,640

LAKE HARDY BY HAMMONGOG ROUTE

9.6

W

10

6.0

4,700

940

10,300

BOX ELDER PEAK FROM DEER CREEK TR

10.1

W-B

9.6

7.0

4,342

905

11,101

TIMPANOGUS VIA TIMPANOOKE

10.7

W-M

18

10.5

4,437

493

11,751

TIMPANOGUS VIA ASPEN GROVE

11.0

W-M

16

9.9

4,850

606

11,751

BOX ELDER PEAK FRM DRY CREEK

11.9

W-E

12

8.5

5,401

900

11,101

BOX ELDER PK FRM BOX ELDER CANYON

11.9

W-BS

7

7.4

4,301

1,229

11,101

MT NEBO(S. PEAK) VIA ANDREWS RIDGE

12.3

W-E

12

8.7

5,478

913

11,877

MT NEBO(BOTH PKS.) VIA ANDREWS RIDGE

14.4

W-ESX

12.5

11.7

5,580

893

11,928

PFIEFFERHORN FRM DRY CREEK

14.5

W-EBS

12

11.4

5,626

938

11,326

AVERAGE HIKE FOR THESE AREAS

7.5

8.6

5.3

3,365.5

779

9,886.0

HIKES IN OTHER AREAS
BIRCH SPRINGS PASS FROM AFFLECK PRK

1.5

2

0.9

520

520

6,720

LAMB'S PASS FROM LAMBS CANYON

3.4

3.5

1.9

1,510

863

8,130

BALD MOUNTAIN (UINTAHS)

3.7

W

2.8

1.7

1,180

843

11,943

FOUR LAKES BASIN

3.8

W

8

3.4

300

75

10,600

LOOKOUT PEAK FROM AFFLECK PARK

5.7

7

3.7

2,754

787

8,954

LOOKOUT PEAK FROM KILLYON CANYON

6.0

8

4.1

2,950

738

8,954

STANSBURY ISLAND RIDGE RUN

6.7

BR

8

5.9

2,450

613

6,743

NOTCH PEAK (HOUSE RANGE)

7.1

B

8.5

5.5

2,960

696

9,655

BEN LOMAND PEAK VIA N. OGDEN CANYON

7.2

11

5.4

3,530

642

9,712

BOX ELDER PEAK(Wellsville) FRM COLDWATER TR

7.3

7

4.2

3,492

998

9,372

HAYDEN PEAK (UINTAHS)

7.5

W-SX

5.8

5.5

2,120

731

12,479

DESERET PEAK (STANSBURY RANGE)

7.6

W

10

5.4

3,610

722

11,031

DELANO PEAK (TUSHAR RANGE)

7.7

RS

8.5

6.7

2,173

511

12,173

SPANISH FK PEAK VIA MAPLE CANYON

9.3

10

5.9

4,570

914

10,192

MATTERHORN (NEVADA)

10.0

RS

12

8.9

3,894

649

10,839

PILOT PEAK (NEVADA)

12.5

BS

9

8.4

4,900

1,089

10,620