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Grandview Route

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An almost complete hike of the entire North Ridge of City Creek Canyon to Grandview Peak.


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10.6

Miles

17.1

KM

Point to Point

9,155' 2,790 m

High

5,600' 1,707 m

Low

4,371' 1,332 m

Up

886' 270 m

Down

9%

Avg Grade (5°)

40%

Max Grade (22°)

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Good route finding is needed when approaching Grandview Peak from this direction as the trail is not always clear. Take care to note the ridge switch up above Rudy's Flat for the return trip (if coming back the way you came.) Otherwise, you may end up going down the wrong ridge.

If returning down the center of City Creek Canyon, be wary of moose, mountain lions, and hunters. You can take a north fork of City Creek Canyon to regain the ridge at Rudy's Flat. The trail starts just up the canyon a few yards from campsite 23. The trail is well worn and easy to follow.

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A singletrack paradise at the junction!
Jul 9, 2018 near North S…, UT
A pretty Juniper tree on the final stretch.
Aug 10, 2018 near North S…, UT
A view of the 4th crux. There is a trail that emerges from the forested section, then climbs straight up the hill.
Aug 10, 2018 near North S…, UT
A view down into City Creek Canyon from the ridge.
Aug 10, 2018 near North S…, UT
Looking back down the trail at the top of the 3rd crux (monster hill). Note the T-storm in the distance. Time to get down fast! There must have been over 100 strikes in the distance as I descended.
Jul 9, 2018 near North S…, UT
Smooth sailing to Rudy's Flat!
Aug 10, 2018 near North S…, UT

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May 14, 2021
Cody Werner
Rudys Flat to Grandview was a serious ridgeline where the trail was vritually non-existent. We bailed off the saddle towards Treasure Box Mine. 10.6mi — 11h 30m
Dec 12, 2020
Patrick Cameron
Trailhead is 1.5 mi into gated community. No parking available! I walked in and back. I made it 7.5 miles on the trail. Turned around for sunlight. — 7h 00m
Dec 10, 2020
Patrick Cameron
Trailhead is 1.5 mi into gated community. No parking available! I walked in and back. I made it 7.5 miles on the trail. Turned around for sunlight.
Jul 19, 2019
Michael Page
partial hike from City creek canyon 6mi