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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

64%

Runnable

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 running that leads to a relatively flat run 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

#6855

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  4.3 from 8 votes
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Trail Rankings

#259

in Utah

#6,855

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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
A view down into the valley from the Mt. Supreme Trail.
Dec 8, 2016 near Alta, UT
Cutting along the ridge to Superior.
Nov 5, 2018 near Alta, UT

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Jul 10, 2019
shmcleod
South Ridge Superior Loop 3000' gain 4.6mi
Jul 4, 2018
Amber Hardesty
Sep 6, 2017
Tomsen Reed
Awesome trail to the summit of Mount Superior. Super technical with lots of scrambling but really fun. Saw 4 mountain goats 5.3mi — 2h 00m