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Summer Trail

The latest summer trail information at Alta.

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Updated 10/10/2022 @ 4pm

The Summer Road is now closed for the season.

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Trail Descriptions


#4: Lower Albion Meadows Trail | .5 miles, one-way | Elevation Gain: 100 feet

Access from the Wildcat base parking lot. The trail features interpretive signs along the route which highlight Alta's history, geology, natural resources and watershed.

#6: Cecret Lake Interpretive | .75 miles, one-way | Elevation Gain: 420 feet

Access from the Albion Meadows Trail, Cecret Lake Trailhead. This very popular, easy to moderate trail features interpretive signs along the route. Biking or swimming/wading in the water is not allowed.

#11: Albion Meadows Reroute | .5 miles, one-way | Elevation Gain: 70 feet

This Reroute allows hikers to enjoy the beautiful wildflowers of the Albion Meadows from the trail. This trail connects the Upper Albion Meadows trail to Catherine's Pass parking lot and trailhead.

#12: Catherine's To Cecret Connector | .13 miles | Elevation Gain: 24 feet

Access from the Catherine's Pass parking lot to the Alf's service road. This trail allows you to get a different view of the beautiful Albion Basin and provides an opportunity to create a shorter or longer looped route within the Albion Basin.

#13: Catherine's To Cecret Connector | .16 miles | Elevation Gain: 26 feet

Access from the Alf's service road to the Cecret Lake Trailhead and the Albion Basin Campground area. This trail proves a connection from the main meadows of the Albion Basin to the Cecret Lake hike and proves the opportunity to create a loop route from the Albion base area up to Cecret Lake and back.


#3: Twin Lakes Pass | 1.8 miles, one-way | Elevation Gain: 1,350 feet

Access on the north side of Highway 210, across from the Snowpine Lodge. This moderate to steep trail goes up into Grizzly Gulch and connects to Solitude Ski Resort, Big Cottonwood Canyon.

#5: Upper Albion Meadows to Cecret Lake | 1.4 miles, one-way | 1,100 feet

Access from the Lower Albion Meadows Trail. This moderate hike leads to the Cecret Lake Trailhead.

#7: Devil's Castle Loop | 1.8 miles, roundtrip | Elevation Gain: 460 feet

Take your mountain bike or hike from the Albion Meadows Trail or Cecret Lake parking into the campground and through the second gate.

#8: Catherine's Pass/Lake | 1.5 miles, one-way | Elevation Gain: 800 feet

Access from the parking near the top of Sunnyside lift. This moderate trail through open meadows and wetlands leads to Catherine's Pass and Lake Catherine, then drops into Big Cottonwood Canyon to Brighton.

#10: East Baldy Traverse aka EBT | .4 miles, one-way | Elevation Gain: 100 feet

Access this service road/trail from Collins Gulch or East Greeley. The road connects Alta to Mineral Basin, which is the backside of Snowbird Ski Resort.


#1: Collins Gulch | 2.6 miles, one-way | Elevation Gain: 2,000 feet

Access this moderate to steep service road from the Wildcat base area. to the ridgeline and connect to Albion Basin.

#2: Cardiff Pass | 1.4 miles, one-way | Elevation Gain: 1,360 feet

Access from the north side of Highway 210 near the Town of Alta office. This steep hike climbs the ridgeline opposite the ski area.

#9: East Greeley/Backside | 2.8 miles, one-way | Elevation Gain: 1,300 feet

Begin at the Cecret Lake Trailhead or come up the Albion Meadows Trail. This moderate to steep service road switchbacks into the upper Albion Basin and connects to Collins Gulch or Snowbird via the EBT.