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Mt. Superior Trail

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 4.3 (8)

A route up Mt. Superior via Cardiff Pass.


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Map Key

1.4

Miles

2.2

KM

Point to Point

10,939' 3,334 m

High

9,963' 3,037 m

Low

1,029' 314 m

Up

153' 47 m

Down

16%

Avg Grade (9°)

52%

Max Grade (28°)

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Description

This trail features steep hiking that leads to a relatively flat hike with a bit of exposure. The last part of the trail leading to Mt. Superior features some exposed boulder scrambling and requires a bit of route finding.

Flora & Fauna

Mountain goats are often seen on the trail.

Contacts

Shared By:

Whitney Durham

Trail Ratings

  4.3 from 8 votes

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  4.3 from 8 votes
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Trail Rankings

#248

in Utah

#6,400

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Photos

Looking down at Lake Blanche from the top of Mt. Supreme
Dec 8, 2016 near Alta, UT
Climbing Monte Cristo
Oct 11, 2020 near Alta, UT
The summit of Monte Cristo affords visitors panoramic views and great feelings of accomplishment!
Dec 8, 2016 near Alta, UT
Snowy and dry sides of the pass.
Nov 5, 2018 near Alta, UT
Cutting along the ridge to Superior.
Nov 5, 2018 near Alta, UT
A view down into the valley from the Mt. Supreme Trail.
Dec 8, 2016 near Alta, UT

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