Butler Fork

Page Type
Route
Location:
Utah, United States, North America
Route Type:
Hike
Time Required:
Half a day
Difficulty:
Walk Up

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Butler Fork
Created On: Jun 29, 2004
Last Edited On: Jun 29, 2004

Approach


See getting there:
Big Cottonwood Canyon:
Butler Fork Trailhead

Route Description


4.1± miles one way – 3650’ elevation gain

From the pull off on the left (north) side of the road (elev. 7115) start heading northerly along the stream on a well beaten trail for 0.5 miles to a trail intersection (elev. 7580). Stay Left at the intersection and continue following the trail westerly and southerly through a series of switch backs to a ridge line at milepost 1.65 (elev. 8605). After gaining the ridge line start heading in a northwesterly direction to milepost 3.0 (elev. 9230) and to another trail intersection. Stay Right, and continue climbing to the saddle between Mount Raymond and Gobblers. Leave the main trail and start following the ridge line in a northeasterly direction to milepost 3.8 (elev. 10224) and a false summit. From this point Gobblers knob is just a short hike of 0.3 miles while continuing along the ridge.

Essential Gear


Summer:
Nothing special is required
Winter:
Snow shoes or skis for the main route
Crampons and ice axe for the possible Chute alternatives (see map)

Miscellaneous Info


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Butler Fork

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