Stairs Gulch

Distance: 1.5 miles RT Time: 1-2 hours Start: A few miles up Big Cottonwood canyon Difficulty: Easy at the beginning, but Moderate to the waterfall Elevation Gain: 977 This is a hike you can do over a lunch hour, but if you want to hike to the waterfall or beyond you will need some good... Continue Reading →

Willow Heights Trail

Distance: 2.2 miles RT (includes loop around lake) Time: 1 hour Start: 11.6 miles up the canyon (about 19 min from the mouth of the canyon) Difficulty: Family friendly Elevation Gain: 656 ft (mostly in the first .5 mile) This was a great quick hike.  I love to find short hikes that can be done in... Continue Reading →

Mill B North Trail

Distance: 4.5 Miles RT Time: 2 hours. Start: 4.5 miles up Big Cottonwood Canyon at the S curve Difficulty: Moderate Elevation Gain:  2061 ft I decided to go for a lunch hike today.  I work close to the mouth of the Big Cottonwood Canyon so it is easy to go up the canyon for a quick hike.... Continue Reading →

Mule Hollow Trail

Distance: 2.24 miles RT Time: 1 hour 15 minutes Start: Difficulty: Strenuous Elevation Gain: 1196 ft I marked this trail as strenuous for several reasons: 1. The trail is not well marked, and it is easy to take the wrong path. 2. The path is overgrown with vegetation in areas. 3. Depending on the time... Continue Reading →

Lake Blanche Hike

Distance: 6.5 miles RT Time: 3 hours Start: S-Curve in Big Cottonwood Canyon Difficulty: Moderate Elevation Gain: 2720 ft The hike to Lake Blanch is approximately 6.5 Miles round trip.  It is a gentle climb, the trail is decent, and it has good trail markers.  No dogs are allowed in the Cottonwood canyons due to... Continue Reading →

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