For this hike, there are two approaches, both of which I have done. I'll display both of them below, and then give my recommendation at the end!
The Albion Meadows Trail is a 3.6 mile out-and-back trail with 744 feet of elevation gain and is rated as easy. Enjoy walking through this gentle trail through wildflowers in summer, breathtaking views of the mountains at Alta Ski Resort, and streams that flow through nearly the entire trail!
The Beta Sunset Peak via Brighton Lakes is a well trafficked trail, totaling 7.19 miles with 1975 feet of elevation change. The trail is rated as moderate, and is best used from May until October. This route features three lakes, with an additional 0.2 mile roundtrip to a fourth lake if desired. It also features … Continue reading Sunset Peak via Brighton Lakes Trail, Utah
Resort and features 1,256 feet of elevation change. This trail features is best used from mid-May to late September and features wildflowers, a grassy meadow, chances to see wildlife, and a lake with views of the Wasatch Mountains.
The Beta Lake Catherine is quite the hike near Brighton Resort, Utah! It's 4.6 miles long, featuring 1,247 feet of elevation gain, and is rated as moderate. It features incredible mountain views of Brighton Resort and the surrounding Wasatch Mountains, as well as three perennial lakes. This hike is best done from mid-May to mid-June … Continue reading Hiking Lake Catherine via Brighton Lakes Trail in Wasatch National Forest, Utah