10,241 ft Mount Raymond is the 2nd highest peak on the ridgeline separating Big Cottonwood Canyon and Mill Creek Canyon. There are a number of steep but well maintained trails that pass near the peak, allowing for a variety of ascent options from either canyon and is easiy accessible in the winter. Although a little cross country travel is required, the easiest route is class 1.
From the summit one has excellent views of Wild Cat Ridge and the Cottonwood Ridge.
Big Cottonwood Canyon: Drive a few miles/minutes up Big Cottonwood Canyon to the trailhead at Hidden Falls. This trailhead is located at the base of the tight switchback the road makes at this part of the canyon. From the parking lot, hike up the trail to the higher part of the road, cross it, and continue hiking north up Mill B North Fork.
Mill Creek Canyon: Either the trailhead just past the Church Park Picnic Ground or the Porter Fork Trailhead. The latter is about halfway up the canyon, which is where the road is closed in the winter.
None, apart from general wilderness courtesy
When To Climb
Any time of year is good
As far as I'm aware, camping is legal anywhere +1mile from the road and +100 feet off of any trail.
Wasatch-Cache National Forest
Utah Avalanche Center
The Avalanche Center
Wasatch Mountain Club
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