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Uinta Highline Trail

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 5.0 (8) RECOMMENDED ROUTE

One of the country's greatest alpine tracks that stays above 10,000 ft for almost the entire length.


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78.3

Miles

126.1

KM

88%

Runnable

12,644' 3,854 m

High

9,890' 3,015 m

Low

12,709' 3,874 m

Up

13,297' 4,053 m

Down

6%

Avg Grade (4°)

34%

Max Grade (19°)

Dogs Off-leash

Features Lake · River/Creek · Views · Wildlife

Overview

This amazingly remote run takes adventurers through the heart of the High Uinta Wilderness. There are amazing views, peak climbing opportunities, wildlife, fishing, lakes—this one has it all! Begin at the Leidy Peak Trailhead (or for a shorter route begin at Chepeta Lake Trailhead). Follow the Highline Trail as it weaves over passes and aside lakes, often following dispersed cairns across meadows, tundra, and talus slopes.

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Trail Run Project Staff with improvements by David Mecham

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A sunken log lurks beneath the surface of Deadman Lake.
Jun 11, 2017 near Manila, UT
Follow the Cairns!
Dec 10, 2017 near Manila, UT
Hiking around Leidy Peak
Dec 10, 2017 near Manila, UT
Setting up camp near Tungsten Lake.
Jun 11, 2017 near Mountai…, UT

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