3,277 ft
Distance
60 ft
Climb
-74 ft
Descent
00:09:55
Avg time

Details

  • Activities
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Big Cottonwood Canyon
    Cottonwood Heights, Utah
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T2 Mountain Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Local Popularity
    60 in Hiking [+]
    • 40 in Trail Running
  • Land Manager
    uinta-wasatch-cache national forest

A little loop that people like to hike around the lake. You can also ride your bike on it, but pretty lame, better to just keep your flow down the main Desolation 019 Trail.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Desolation Lake Loop hike trail
  • Altitude change
    -14 ft
  • Altitude min
    9,213 ft
  • Altitude max
    9,234 ft
  • Altitude start
    9,234 ft
  • Altitude end
    9,220 ft
  • Grade
    -0.42%
  • Grade max
    -23.7%
  • Grade min
    15.081%
  • Distance climb
    1,404 ft
  • Distance down
    1,681 ft
  • Distance flat
    193 ft
  • Avg time
    00:09:55
  • Avg reverse time
    00:11:59
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Status:
on Jul 10, 2020
Dry
Avg: 3.5 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
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  • Downhill Only
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  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Directions to desolation-lake-loop trailhead (40.661460, -111.605020)
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      Desolation Lake Loop Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Jul 10, 2020 @ 1:54pm
      Jul 10, 2020
      Sep 18, 2019 @ 2:56pm
      Sep 18, 2019
      Jul 6, 2019 @ 9:47pm
      Jul 6, 2019
      The southwest side is still snow packed, so you can't make the entire loop yet. You'll hit the snow and have to turn around unless you want to...
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 2 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 12 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      All
      • 0 rides
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      3 |
      Jul 6, 2019 @ 9:47pm
      Jul 6, 2019

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