List of Maps Peak Checklist Preface Introduction About the Uinta Mountains * Formation of the Range * Flora and Fauna * Climate of the Uinta Mountains * Protecting the High Uintas * The Wilderness Movement and Guidebooks * Wilderness Use and Regulations Using This Guide * Terminology * Maps * Difficulty Ratings * Time Estimates * Route and Trail Descriptions * Logistics and Itinerary * When to Go Preparation, Safety, and Tips * Clothing, Gear, Cooking, Food, and Water * Summit Gear Checklist * Mountain Safety Guidelines * Hiking Uinta Terrain * Lightning and Thunderstorms * Hypothermia * High-Altitude Miseries and Concerns Driving to the Trailheads * North Slope Trailheads from I-80 * Henrys Fork Trailhead from Lonetree * Blacks Fork Trialheads via North Slope Road * Swift Creek-Yellowstone Trailhead * Uinta Trailhead (Atwood Basin Trail) Group 1: Blacks Fork Area Summits Trail and Round-Trip Route Summaries West Fork Blacks Fork (Dead Horse Lake) Trail East Fork Blacks Fork Trail Tokewanna Peak, from West Fork blacks Fork Tokewanna Peak, from East Fork Blacks Fork Wasatch Peak, from Red Knob Pass Wasatch Peak Descent to Upper East Fork Blacks Fork Mount Wapiti, from Wasatch Peak Quandary Peak, from Upper East Fork Blacks Fork Quandary Peak, from Lower East Fork Blacks Fork Mount Lovenia, from Quandary Peak Mount Lovenia Descent to Upper East Fork Blacks Fork Mount Lovenia, form Red Knob Pass Group 2: Red Castle Area Summits Trail and Round-Trip Summaries East Fork Smiths Fork Trail Wilson Peak, from Smiths Fork Pass Wilson Peak, from Upper Yellowstone Wilson Peak, from Red Castle Lake Mount Powell, from Smiths Fork Pass Mount Powell, from Upper Yellowstone Group 3: Kings Peak Area Summits Trail and Round-Trip Route Summaries Henrys Fork Trail Yellowstone Creek Trail Gilbert Peak, from Dollar Lake Gunsight Peak, from Gilbert Peak Gunsight Peak Descent to Dollar Lake Dome Peak, from Gunsight Pass Dome Peak, from Anderson Pass Kings Peak, from Anderson Pass South Kings Peak, from Kings Peak Fortress Peak, from Anderson Pass Cliff Point, from Fortress Peak Cliff Point Descent to Upper Yellowstone Group 4: South Slope Summits Trail and Round-Trip Route Summaries Swift Creek Trail Atwood Basin Trail Bluebell Pass Trail Ramp Peak, from Trail Rider Pass (Atwood Basin) First Gemini, from Ramp Peak Second Gemini, from First Gemini Second Gemini Descent to East Timothy Lake Pyramid Peak, from East Timothy Lake Pyramid Peak, from Ramp Peak Pyramid Peak, the West Ridge Pyramid Peak Descent to Atwood Basin Mount Emmons, from Atwood Basin Mount Emmons, from Pinnacle Peak Glacier Peak, from Mount Emmons Glacier Peak Descent to East Timothy Lake Pinnacle Peak, from East Timothy Lake Pinnacle Peak, from Glacier Peak Pinnacle Peak Descent to Lake Atwood Appendix: Other Routes and Strategies Low-Impact Wilderness Travel Information and Resources Acknowledgments About the Author Utah Thirteeners Online
David Rose is a native Utahn with a passion for the outdoors. He lives in Tooele, Utah, where he works as a web developer.
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