GREAT PLACE TO ESCAPE NOISE AND CROWDS ON A SUNDAY AFTERNOON
Parking at Little Dell Reservoir.
We hiked up the winter gate road and came back on the Pony Express trail.
Monday, January 15, 2018
DR MARTIN LUTHER KING JR DAY
DESCRIPTION: Look for the gated road below parking lot H. You'll find the Maples Trailhead sign. Take the old road down the hill. When you come upon a trail junction, do not take the Art Nord trail down. At the end of the road, you'll see a trail sign for Ogden Canyon Overlook by a picnic table. This is a great place for a break. The singletrack trail winds through a forest up the ridge to the saddle. Make sure you stay on the main trail, if you want to reach Coldwater Overlook.
RESTROOMS: Available in Earls Lodge.
ELEVATION GAIN: 810'
MILEAGE: 2.5 miles to Coldwater Overlook
HIKE TIME: 3 1/2 hours
TRAILHEAD: Maples Trailhead
DRIVE TIME: 1 hour to Snowbasin from Salt Lake City.
DIRECTIONS: Take I-15 northbound, after passing the Lagoon exit, take US 89 north, then I-84 east, take Mountain Green exit, and follow signs up the hill to Snowbasin.
GOOGLE MAP: "Snowbasin Ski Resort"