Trail Run Project Logo

Manns Peak Trail #110

Extremely Difficult

Trail

1.7 mile 2.7 kilometer point to point
61% Runnable
Extremely Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 783' 239 m
Descent: -439' -134 m
High: 12,043' 3,671 m
Low: 11,260' 3,432 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 14% (8°)
Max Grade: 22% (13°)

Dogs

No Dogs
Driving directions Take a virtual tour
Zoom in to see details
Map Key

Trail shared by Victor Mariano

A tough climb to one of the highest peaks in the La Sal Mountains, but well worth the view!

Victor Mariano

Features Fall Colors · Spring · Views

This trail would be completely snow covered in winter. Road access to the TH will be limited.

Runner Notes

During the summer, make this run early in the morning, before the almost daily thunderstorms fire up in the mountains.

Description

The Mann's Peak Trail starts at top of Burro Pass. You can start your run at the Geyser Pass parking area to the Burro Pass Trail #315. When you get to Burro Pass you'll see the sign to start the climb up to the top of Manns Peak (12,273 ft.).

The Manns Peak Trail follows the ridgeline up to the summit. The trail is easy to follow until you get above tree line, and then you'll have to follow the cairns and there are some rock steps that have been built in the scree field. Once you get to the summit, you'll see amazing 360-degree views with Colorado mountains to the east and the desert of Canyonlands National Park to the west.

From the summit, you can go back down to the start or make a loop, by going west along the edge of the ridge to Jackass Pass and Dry Fork / Beaver Basin Trail. This will take you back to the Burro Pass Trail #315.

Flora & Fauna

You may see some ground rodents in the rocks. There are some of the most beautiful tiny flowers that bloom for short periods during the summer/fall. In the fall, you'll have great views of the aspens as they change colors.

Run this trail?

We need help with the following missing trail information:

Need to Know

Is something wrong? Let us know. Have photos to share? Help fellow runners know what's here.

Contacts

Rate This Trail

Rate Quality


   Clear Rating

Rate Difficulty

Share This Trail

Check In

Check-Ins

none

Trail Ratings

  5.0 from 1 vote

#1340

Overall
  5.0 from 1 vote
5 Star
100%
4 Star
0%
3 Star
0%
2 Star
0%
1 Star
0%
Trail Rankings

#88

in Utah

#1,340

Overall
10 Views Last Month
810 Since Mar 13, 2018
Extremely Difficult

0%
0%
0%
0%
50%
50%

Photos

Looking west from the top of Manns Peak.
Mar 14, 2018 near Moab, UT
Summer storm off in the distance. View from the summit of Manns Peak
Mar 9, 2018 near Moab, UT
Utah's highest staircase - near the summit of Manns Peak in the La Sal Mountains.
Mar 14, 2018 near Moab, UT
View of the climb to the top of Mann's Peak. Note the dog and the woman way up ahead.
Mar 9, 2018 near Moab, UT
Pass summit - downhill from here!
Sep 21, 2017 near Moab, UT
Alpine wildflowers. Above tree line
Mar 9, 2018 near Moab, UT

0 Comments

Trail Run Project is part of the REI Co-op family,
where a life outdoors is a life well lived.

Shop REI Running