1,326 ft
Distance
38 ft
Climb
-220 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point

Details

  • Riding Area
    Alta
    Alta, Utah
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Local Popularity
    5 in Hiking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running

Steep and a bit narrow and rocky, but a nice way to hike to connect to the main Sunset Saddle Trail. You can loop this with the other Sunset Saddle Trail, which is more sandy behind the ridge.

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More Stats for Sunset Peak Alternate hike trail
  • Altitude change
    -182 ft
  • Altitude min
    10,201 ft
  • Altitude start
    10,404 ft
  • Altitude end
    10,222 ft
  • Grade
    -13.73%
  • Grade max
    -55.708%
  • Grade min
    21.763%
  • Distance climb
    344 ft
  • Distance down
    928 ft
  • Distance flat
    55 ft
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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
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  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
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  • 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
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
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