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Needles

Intermediate

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7.0 mile 11.2 kilometer point to point
88% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 2,313' 705 m
Descent: -18' -6 m
High: 8,716' 2,657 m
Low: 6,422' 1,957 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 6% (4°)
Max Grade: 30% (16°)

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Trail shared by Tom Robson

Gain Snowbasin's highpoint on this medium difficulty ascent, but don't forget to enjoy the view.

Tom Robson

Features Fall Colors · River/Creek · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Runner Notes

This is THE ideal Snowbasin trail for attaining the summit. If you're looking for a massive hill workout, look no further than this trail.

Description

This is the easiest way up from Earls Lodge to Needles Lodge. Along the way you'll encounter excellent scenery through dozens of switchbacks on a mostly hard packed surface. Expect occasional rocky sections, loose rocks, and roots. Unlike most trails in this area, there is a good mix of shade and sun - but prepare for warm temps!

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Land Manager: Snowbasin Resort

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Strawberry's Sisters in June.
Apr 30, 2015 near South O…, UT
On the Road
Apr 30, 2015 near South O…, UT
Matterhorn
Apr 30, 2015 near South O…, UT
And we're off.
Apr 30, 2015 near Ogden, UT
Approaching the top!
Apr 30, 2015 near South O…, UT

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