Trail Guides

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  1. Sunset Peak

    Unlike most Wasatch summits, Sunset Peak is a relatively easy...
    5/5, 1 vote
    Views:
    3,560
    Updated:
    Sep 7, 2014
  2. Twin Lakes

    The Twin Lakes Trail is one of a handful of great...
    4/5, 1 vote
    Views:
    1,639
    Updated:
    Sep 7, 2014
  3. Willow Heights

    Willow Heights is an extraordinarily beautiful hike through a...
    5/5, 1 vote
    Views:
    1,802
    Updated:
    Aug 30, 2014
  4. The Living Room

    The Living Room is a classic Salt Lake City hike to a scenic...
    5/5, 1 vote
    Views:
    1,699
    Updated:
    Aug 30, 2014
  5. Buffalo Peak

    The Buffalo Peak Trail offers hikers the kind of scenery you...
    5/5, 1 vote
    Views:
    1,243
    Updated:
    Aug 30, 2014
  6. Rocky Mouth Falls

    Rocky Mouth Falls is a great family-friendly hike to a...
    4/5, 1 vote
    Views:
    1,213
    Updated:
    Aug 30, 2014
  7. Salt Lake Valley Overlook

    This hike follows the Desolation Trail to a rock outcropping...
    4/5, 1 vote
    Views:
    1,141
    Updated:
    Aug 30, 2014
  8. Shoshone Lake via Lewis River

    The Lewis River Channel/Dogshead Loop trail is a very scenic...
    4.7/5, 3 votes
    Views:
    2,914
    Updated:
    Feb 10, 2014
  9. Golden Cathedral

    The Golden Cathedral is an incredible sandstone alcove...
    5/5, 1 vote
    Views:
    16,846
    Updated:
    Feb 8, 2014
  10. Four Lakes Basin

    At first glance, the 9-mile hike to Four Lakes Basin doesn’t...
    4/5, 1 vote
    Views:
    2,725
    Updated:
    Feb 8, 2014
  11. Fifth Water Hot Springs

    Also known as Diamond Fork Hot Springs, Fifth Water is a...
    4.5/5, 2 votes
    Views:
    3,323
    Updated:
    Feb 5, 2014
  12. Ribbon Lake

    Ribbon Lake is a small but beautiful lake that sits just...
    4/5, 1 vote
    Views:
    3,040
    Updated:
    Jan 31, 2014
  13. Weeping Rock

    Located in Zion Canyon, Weeping Rock is a remarkable...
    4/5, 4 votes
    Views:
    1,534
    Updated:
    Jan 25, 2014
  14. Mesa Arch

    Few places capture the the beauty and character of an entire...
    4.7/5, 3 votes
    Views:
    1,876
    Updated:
    Jan 25, 2014
  15. Aztec Butte

    Located in the heart of the Island In The Sky district of...
    4.5/5, 4 votes
    Views:
    2,667
    Updated:
    Jan 25, 2014
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