Last updated Oct 13, 2020. Hike to Silver Lake offers gorgeous views Karen Bossick For the Times-News Oct 18, 2018 Oct 18, 2018; 0; Return to homepage × Please subscribe to keep reading. Pretty steep going up. At the top, stretch your legs and explore one of the many hiking trails that wander through Deer Valley. A trail starting from Silver Lake Rd leads 0.9 miles up the mountain to the summit offering views of the surrounding lakes and mountains, including Whiteface Mountain. great shape and a great trail. Know Before You Go. Know Before You Go. Definitely recommend, one of the highlights of my first trip to Utah. If you go, wear snowshoes (I had spikes which helped some). Unbeatable views and clearly marked paths. Once you reach the Appalachian Trail near Mount Buckley, turn left and continue towards Silers Bald. went early (about 10a), and only saw one other group on the way up. I mean, I had fun and the views are great. Fun runs and views were amazing ! Mountain Biking Silver Lake Add a review #76 of 125 mountain bike trails in Illinois #10,723 in the world. A little over two miles long and dropping 1,300 vertical feet, the trail begins at the top of Bald Mountain at 9,400 feet and meanders all the way down to Silver Lake Village. Harder than we thought based on how nice it was going down yesterday. Beautiful views, very good moderate hike. Nice hike. trail head is past the lift on the left. hiked this trail 9/13. Well maintained. It begins from Silver Lake Lodge. I found a website that listed this as a good winter hike. Day Hiking: … The Deer Valley and Park City areas can feel overrun with mountain bikers, but the Silver Lake Trail is designated a foot-traffic only trail, so you're guaranteed more tranquility. Gorgeous! Riders pass many ponds and a few streams while weaving through the rolling terrain. Trailhead. Dogs on leash. First added by Greg Heil on Jan 28, 2015. This hike begins at one of the more crowded trailheads but quickly moves to one of the most forgotten spots in the Mount Hood Wilderness. Now we were tired from doing the Iron mountain the day before. This trail leads through a remote section of the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness, while passing two popular lakes along the way. Beautiful views along the way although I wouldn't recommend it if you are looking for solitude, after all, it's on a ski resort. It says moderate and I found it hard. Could also take a gondola up & down if wanted. Beautiful! went early (about 10a), and only saw one other group on the way up. Unless you like slogging through two feet of snow that deer valley has made for skiing on—not waking through. Silver Lake Mountain is a short 0.9-mile hike between Black Brook and Union Falls in Clinton County in the northern Adirondack Park. Not an easy trail, ... - 8.2 mi, +3281 ft. Bike ride in Summit County, UT On nice days it will be busy, overwhelming the parking area. Hike starts out with steady uphill pace but there are some areas that level off occasionally. Silver Lake Mountain is a popular, easier hike in the region. The trail is primarily used for hiking and nature trips and is best used from April until October. To the southeast you can make out Albert Mountain, complete with observatory tower on top, and to the south is Standing Indian Mountain. Recommend parking at Deer Valley Resort and taking Silver Lake Express lift to trailhead. Silver Lake is much like that- the official trail ends 2.5 miles from the lake, and the rest of the trail is maintained only by hikers such as yourself. We went in late summer. Really well maintained trail and easy to follow. As you climb higher a rock spine will be under you, possibly unnoticed, but you should notice the trail narrowing. No. The trail is primarily used for hiking, running, and nature trips and is best used from May until October. Guidebooks & Maps. Good shade for first 2/3, sun in the rest. They are mostly single track trails with great markings for location, they are directional in the north unit. Now we were tired from doing the Iron mountain the day before. trail head is past the lift on the left. Periods of steep incline with short flat areas. Hikers were courteous and bikers rode a different trail. Pretty much uphill the whole way. We took Sterling Express lift back down. It begins easily through the woods for the first 0.3 miles, at which point it opens up into a small clearing. It’s one hour of steady incline. Length 4.7 miElevation gain 1433 ftRoute type Out & back Because of this I opted to take the Sterling Lift down, which is free going downhill. The fire-tower-topped Wayah Bald is visible to the northeast, as is nearby Wine Spring Bald to the north (topped with communications towers). For more information and to read the daily avalanche forecast please visit: https://utahavalanchecenter.org Only hiked the half up the mountain and took chair lift down (kids were tired after two strenuous hikes in less than 24 hours). Trail was great; views would have been better if not for haze from CA/NV fires. Reading the many reviews of this hike it would easy to be confused. Beautiful views of Jordanelle and Heber Valley, big elevation gains, challenging hike. Definitely recommend, one of the highlights of my first trip to Utah. It says moderate and I found it hard. See weather forecast. Silver Lake Mountain is a 2,372 ft mountain in the North-Eastern Adirondacks located near Ausable Forks, NY. None of us had an issue completing it. Recommend parking at Deer Valley Resort and taking Silver Lake Express lift to trailhead. Beautiful views, very good moderate hike. That is a LIE. Holy Smokes! This trail accesses or travels through potential avalanche terrain. Took a little more than two hours with a baby in a baby carrier. Description . That is a LIE. This trail accesses or travels through potential avalanche terrain. well marked and kept. Pretty busy but it was a Saturday. Near the top there is some open rock but nothing too difficult. We took Sterling Express lift back down. Enjoy a leisurely chairlift ride up Silver Lake Express from the base and then board Sterling Express at mid-mountain to access Bald Mountain. Unbeatable views and clearly marked paths. Our 5 year old made it all the way up (struggled at the end) too. hiked this trail 9/13. The views are worth it!! One popular way to do this trail involves taking the Sterling Express chairlift up, and hiking down. round trip was 2hr 30min, with probably 30 min of stoppage time along the way. Even better on a cooler day. If you feel lost, aim for the group of trees straight ahead, as Lake Lackawaxen is just … Silver Lake Trail is a 4.7 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near American Fork, Utah that features a lake and is rated as moderate. We started at Silver Lake Village and hiked up Silver Trail. Pretty highly trafficked on a gorgeous Sunday in July but nothing that took away from the experience. Very peaceful. I don’t know if that would make it totally free or if it’s just a discount. Seriously gorgeous. No parking at bottom , but you can park free for 2 hours in the paid parking area. Some say easy, some say moderate, but most everyone agrees it's worth the hike. Just make sure you’re back by 2 hours or you have to pay $30. Beginning of trail a bit hard to find (behind the lifts). Today we came to Deer Valley!!! The only parking we could find at the trailhead was $30 at Silver Lake Lodge so price wise it didn’t make a difference to park for free at Deer Valley and pay for scenic ski lift to trailhead. Bald Mountain via Silver Lake Trail ist ein 6.4 Kilometer langer, stark besuchter Hin- und Rückweg in der Nähe von Park City, Utah. The next section of the trail was burned-over in the recent past and the lack of tree cover opens up the views. It is located along Hwy 150 in the Uinta Mountains. Ride the Silver Lake Express to Silver Lake Village and walk up the Silver Lake Trail. One of the Deer Valley Lift workers told me that if you grabbed a meal at the Royal Cafe, they would validate your parking ticket . I don’t know if that would make it totally free or if it’s just a discount. It is a hiking-only trail, so you’ll find only hikers on it. Great hike. And we were going quite fast. Here, the trail begins to travel upward moderately, whereupon you will reach a brief lookout through the trees at 0.5 miles. If you go, wear snowshoes (I had spikes which helped some). Get there by riding the Silver Lake Express lift (fee required) or use the free Park City Transit. Really well maintained trail and easy to follow. round trip was 2hr 30min, with probably 30 min of stoppage time along the way. Rumbling Bald on Lake Lure is surrounded by the natural beauty of Lake Lure and the Blue Ridge Mountains. The only parking we could find at the trailhead was $30 at Silver Lake Lodge so price wise it didn’t make a difference to park for free at Deer Valley and pay for scenic ski lift to trailhead. Really great trail with the first 2/3 shaded, then awesome views. The trail is entirely on public … Could also take a gondola up & down if wanted. It’s one hour of steady incline. But can I recommend this as a good winter hike to a friend? Leaves have mostly fallen, beautiful vista views. We got creative with the “trail” and basically just walked up the mountain. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, Darrington Ranger District. Beautiful views along the way although I wouldn't recommend it if you are looking for solitude, after all, it's on a ski resort. Decent hike, good view at the top. North Cascades -- Mountain Loop Highway. Pretty much uphill the whole way. You can cancel at any time. Or simply enjoy the fresh, alpine air at the top before re-boarding the chairlift for your ride back down. I found a website that listed this as a good winter hike. And we were going quite fast. It’s beautiful and a fun way to start. To access this trail, you will need to take a scenic lift pass from SnowPark up to Silver Lake Village (or drive to Silver Lake Village and Park) and then access trail just to the left of the Silver Lake Express drop-off point. With that being said, I really enjoyed it. Only hiked the half up the mountain and took chair lift down (kids were tired after two strenuous hikes in less than 24 hours). great shape and a great trail. None of us had an issue completing it. Steeper than expected, but great hike. Before you go. But can I recommend this as a good winter hike to a friend? Walk along the Appalachian Trail to climb this grassy bald for one of North Carolina's best short hikes. Siler Bald via Wayah Gap At less than 4 miles, Siler Bald in Nantahala National Forest makes for a fantastic day hike with expansive 360° views. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash. 6 or 7 on our way down. More fine Southern Appalachian views from the summit of Siler Bald. To the immediate north are Wine Spring Bald and Wayah Bald. One of the Deer Valley Lift workers told me that if you grabbed a meal at the Royal Cafe, they would validate your parking ticket . Bald Mountain (#572) Mt. Fun runs and views were amazing ! → add an update. hiking poles probably weren't required but definitely helped - and they had a bin of them at the bottom to borrow. Steeper than expected, but great hike. well marked and kept. Bald Mountain via Silver Lake Trail is a 4 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Park City, Utah that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The rating of "moderate" is accurate. Trail was great; views would have been better if not for haze from CA/NV fires. Long, rocky trail with beautiful views. Much harder up than down. For instance, start at Silver Lake Lodge and begin by riding up Sterling Express and then hike down the Silver Lake Trail. The terrain is very nice and the view is AMAZING once at the summit so totally worth it! The Silver Lake Trail is a fun, popular option that lets you explore Bald Mountain and take in views of the Jordanelle Reservoir and the Uinta Mountains. Unless you like slogging through two feet of snow that deer valley has made for skiing on—not waking through. If you are hiking on a clear day, the next stretch of hiking offers stunning vistas of the surrounding mountains, lakes, and forests! Leaves have mostly fallen, beautiful vista views. Today we came to Deer Valley!!! Pretty highly trafficked on a gorgeous Sunday in July but nothing that took away from the experience. Views are beautiful. Hunde sind erlaubt, müssen allerdings an der Leine gehalten werden. This place is huge... today is Daves bday! Bald Mountain via Silver Lake and Ontario Loop is a 4.5 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Park City, Utah that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. Our hike up to old fire lookout on Bald Mountain on June 26th, 2016. Bald Mountain via Ashland Lakes Hike Info. This hike begins at the well-marked Bald Mountain trailhead, located at the base of Bald Mountain. first 2/3rd mostly shaded, last 1/3 get above the tree line so no shade. This hike is upper-intermediate and has some areas on the hogsback that can ice over in late fall and early spring. Gorgeous! hiking poles probably weren't required but definitely helped - and they had a bin of them at the bottom to borrow. 6 or 7 on our way down. Es gibt verschiedene Aktivitätsmöglichkeiten. Turn around to the east, and enjoy a spectacular view of the Mirror Lake Highway winding its way through heavy timber, past Mirror Lake, and on toward Mount Agassiz and Hayden Peak. Per car fee from Memorial Day to Labor Day - $5 resident / $25 non-resident. The Silver Lake Trail is on the left side (East Face) and the Ontario Canyon Trial is on the right side (west face) of the mountain. No. Er führt vorbei an herrlichen Aussichtspunkten un Good summer mountain biking and winter fat biking trails. Saw almost no one on trail today, Beautiful trail with good views of reservoir. Ride up the Silver Lake Express chairlift from the base and explore miles of hiking-only trails from our mid-mountain Silver Lake Village area, or hop on the Sterling Express chairlift at mid-mountain to access the top of Bald Mountain. If you wish to hike only in the downhill direction, ride the Sterling Express lift to the top of Bald Mountain first. Note: Trailhead parking is $30. Views are beautiful. Anyway, I got back in plenty of time for the free parking and had a good workout. Bald Mountain (elevation 11,943 ft) is one of the easiest mountains in Utah to summit. 59 Trip Reports for this trail, below Bald Mountain via Ashland Lakes Map & Directions. Pretty steep going up. Beginning of trail a bit hard to find (behind the lifts). Bald Mountain via Silver Lake Trail ist ein 4 Meilen langer, stark besuchter Hin- und Rückweg in der Nähe von Park City, Utah. Holy Smokes! 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