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Hike of the Week: Little Cottonwood Trail

Published August 7, 2012 9:57 am

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We'll never run out of trails to hike in this state.

I've driven past the mouth of Little Cottonwood Canyon plenty of times, but had never stopped for the trail sharing the canyon's name.

That changed earlier this month when I hiked the Little Cottonwood Trail. Click here for all the details.

Here are the vital statistics:

Hiking time » 3 1/2 hoursRound trip miles » 6.5 milesElevation gain » 1,115 feetDifficulty » EasyTrail head restrooms » YesDogs allowed » NoBikes allowed » YesFees » No

— Nate Carlisle

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