Quantcast
Home » Blogs » Hiking
Home » Blogs » Hiking

Hiking Utah

Tribune Reporters


RECENT POSTS
  • HIKING
    (Donald W. Meyers  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
The block Y has stood above the Brigham Young University campus in Provo since 1906. U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, has introduced legislation to sell the U.S. Forest Service land on Y Mountain that contains the landmark to BYU. Hike of the week: Y Mountain in Provo
    Directions • From Interstate 15, exit onto University Parkway in Provo and drive east for 4.5 miles. Then turn south onto 900 East. After half a mile,...

    Updated Oct 22 2014 07:53 pm   |     Share
  • HIKING
    (Lennie Mahler  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Late fall colors shine along the Lake Blanche Trail in Big Cottonwood Canyon, Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. Photos: Utah hikers tweet fall colors from the trail
    Fall hikes in Utah mean cool weather and colorful photos. Hikers hit the trail and tweeted the views this month. Click through the photos to see the ...

    Updated Oct 21 2014 08:36 am   |     Share
  • HIKING
    (Donald W. Meyers  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
The block Y has stood above the Brigham Young University campus in Provo since 1906. U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, has introduced legislation to sell the U.S. Forest Service land on Y Mountain that contains the landmark to BYU. Hike of the week: Y Mountain in Provo
    Directions • From Interstate 15, exit onto University Parkway in Provo and drive east for 4.5 miles. Then turn south onto 900 East. After half a mile...

    Updated Oct 17 2014 09:54 am   |     Share
  • HIKING
    (Jessica Miller  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  

The view from Willard Peak on the Willard Basin Trailhead. Sept. 1, 2013. Utah Hike of the week: Willard Basin Trailhead
    Directions • From Interstate 15, take exit 362 (Brigham City) to Highway 91. Take the first Mantua exit. Once in Mantua, go south on Main Street, whi...

    Updated Oct 15 2014 04:27 pm   |     Share
  • HIKING
    (Michael McFall  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
The Church Fork trail to Grandeur Peak.

Hike of the Week: Grandeur Peak
    Directions • The trail is located about 3 miles into Millcreek Canyon. Follow the Church Fork sign for the left turn into the picnic area and follow t...

    Updated Oct 03 2014 02:41 pm   |     Share
  • HIKING
    (Michael McFall  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  

The Historic Pioneer Trail in East Canyon.
Hike of the week: Historic Pioneer Trail
    Directions • From Salt Lake City, drive east on Interstate 80 through Parleys Canyon and turn off at East Canyon. Drive north on State Route 65 for ab...

    Updated Oct 03 2014 02:37 pm   |     Share
  • HIKING
    Peter Mortimer  |  Courtesy 

In this still image from “Valley Uprising” Alex Honnold free solo climbs The Sentinel in 2011. REEL ROCK Film Tour Hits SLC with "Valley Uprising"
    Yosemite Valley in Yosemite National Park is mecca for many.  “Valley Uprising”, the latest in the REEL ROCK film tour, dives into the history of clim...

    Updated Oct 03 2014 02:35 pm   |     Share
  • HIKING
    (Nate Carlisle  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
A ridge, 2.4 miles from the Cuberant Lake trail head, provides a great view facing north on Sept. 1, 2014. Utah Hike of the Week: Cuberant Lake Trail — Uinta Mountains
    Directions •Remember to purchase your $6 recreation pass at the Forest Service office in Kamas, 50 E. Center St., or at the self-pay stations along Hi...

    Updated Oct 03 2014 02:33 pm   |     Share
  • HIKING
    (Marissa Lang  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Views on the Red Pine Lake trail in Little Cottonwood Canyon. Utah Hike of the Week: Red Pine Lake — Little Cottonwood Canyon
    Getting there • From Salt Lake City, take I-215 to the 6200 South “Canyons” exit. Continue east to the canyon on U-210, following signs for Snowbird a...

    Updated Oct 03 2014 02:24 pm   |     Share
  • HIKING
    (Marissa Lang  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   

Mill D hike to Dog Lake in Big
Cottonwood Canyon. Utah Hike of the Week: Mill D to Dog Lake
    Getting there • From Salt Lake City, take I-215 to the 6200 South exit and follow signs for ski areas as you head towards Brighton and Solitude. Drive...

    Updated Oct 03 2014 02:18 pm   |     Share
  • HIKING
    (Nate Carlisle  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  

The view from 10,420 Peak, seen here on Aug. 18, 2014, near Guardsman Pass includes the Heber Valley and Bloods Lake, left. Utah Hike of the week: 10,420 Peak and Bloods Lake — Guardsman Pass
    Directions • From the mouth of Big Cottownood Canyon, drive east up the canyon for 13.8 miles. Then turn left onto Guardsman Pass Road. Follow it nor...

    Updated Aug 27 2014 09:53 pm   |     Share
  • HIKING
    (Nate Carlisle  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  

The Salt Lake Valley as seen on Aug. 2, 2014, from a ridge above the south fork of Deaf Smith Canyon. Utah Hike of the week: South Fork of Deaf Smith Canyon in Cottonwood Heights
    Directions • From the mouth of Big Cottonwood Canyon, take Wasatch Boulevard south for 1 1/2 miles. Then turn east onto King Hill Drive. Follow the d...

    Updated Aug 06 2014 09:11 pm   |     Share
  • HIKING
    (Lindsay Whitehurst  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Stansbury Front Trail in Davenport Canyon.
Photos: Hikers tweeted from the trail on Pioneer Day
    On the 24th of July, a lot of people in Utah did what the pioneers did — walk over rugged terrain and up mountains. Here are some of the photos they ...

    Updated Jul 27 2014 03:30 pm   |     Share
  • HIKING
    (Nate Carlisle  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  

The sign for East Shingle Creek Lake in the Uinta Mountains stands on July 21, 2014. Utah hike of the week: Shingle Creek Trail — Uinta Mountains
    Directions • Remember to purchase your recreation pass at the Forest Service office in Kamas, 50 E. Center St., or at the self-pay stations along Hig...

    Updated Jul 24 2014 05:41 pm   |     Share
  • HIKING
    (Nate Carlisle  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
A stream runs down Water Canyon near Hildale in this photo from Sept. 24, 2013. Photos: Utah Hikes of the Week from spring and summer
    With summer more than half finished, we decided to look at where we’ve hiked. Here is a collection of 2014 Hike of the Week photos from the spring an...

    Updated Jul 29 2014 07:39 am   |     Share
  • HIKING
    (Nate Carlisle  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  

The juniper forest lining the LaVerkin Creek Trail is seen from the trail's third backcountry campsite on April 21, 2014. Utah Hike of the week: LaVerkin Creek — Zion National Park
    Directions • From the Kolob Canyons entrance of Zion National Park, pay the fee at the gate and then drive 3.8 miles up Kolob Canyon Road. Stop at th...

    Updated Jul 17 2014 04:43 pm   |     Share
  • HIKING
    See photos from the Utah trail taken by the Donner Party
    On Monday, four interns for the Bureau of Land Management began hiking the Hastings Cutoff, a Utah trail made infamous by the Donner Party. Here are ...

    Updated Jul 12 2014 12:57 pm   |     Share
  • HIKING
    (Nate Carlisle  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  

Desolation Lake sits below the trail for Beartrap Fork in Big Cottonwood Canyon, July 7, 2014. Utah Hike of the Week: Beartrap Fork in Big Cottonwood Canyon
    Directions • From the mouth of Big Cottonwood Canyon, drive 10.7 miles up the canyon. The trail head is on the north side of the road. It is a closed...

    Updated Jul 10 2014 08:39 am   |     Share
  • HIKING
    BLM interns have fun retracing the Donner Party trail
    Are you a summer intern? Are you fetching coffee? Answering phones? Hiking a trail that once helped kill 44 people? The Bureau of Land Management on...

    Updated Jul 08 2014 07:44 am   |     Share
  • HIKING
    See photos taken on Utah trails over July 4 weekend
    <div class=”storify”><iframe src=”//storify.com/UtahHikes/tweets-from-utah-trails-for-july-4-2014-weekend/embed?header=false&border=false&te...

    Updated Jul 07 2014 07:09 am   |     Share
  • HIKING
    (Jessica Miller  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Wheatgrass Canyon Trail near Causey Reservoir. June 14, 2014. Hike of the week: Wheatgrass Canyon
    Getting there •From Salt Lake City, take Interstate 15 to the 344 exit at 12th Street. Turn right at the exit, continue on 12th Street heading east. T...

    Updated Jul 05 2014 05:51 pm   |     Share
  • HIKING
    (Jessica Miller  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   

Hiker Kelly Miller at the trailhead of thhe Mount Olympus Trail. Aug. 10, 2014. Hike of the Week: Mount Olympus
    Getting there • The Mount Olympus trailhead is located near 5800 South on Wasatch Boulevard in Holladay. Directions • Right from the start, hikers w...

    Updated Aug 20 2014 11:01 pm   |     Share
  • HIKING
    Hike of the Week: Naomi Peak Trail
    Getting there • From Logan, drive 19 miles up Logan Canyon and take a left for Tony Grove Lake. Drive 7 more miles to the lake, where there is a day-u...

    Updated Aug 13 2014 10:42 pm   |     Share