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The Utah Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge is a self-paced hiking and trail running challenge up six iconic mountains easily reached from Salt Lake City. 

You choose whether you want to complete them in six days, six weeks, or take the entire year. Set the schedule that works best for you. 

You can climb them in order as you build your strength and endurance, or mix it up. The choice is yours. Your registration will help support Big City Mountaineers, so you'll be doing good for others with each peak you climb.

2022 Utah Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge

Overview Map of the Utah Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge

The Peaks of the Utah Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge

GRANDEUR PEAK – Elevation 8,299′ (2530m)

Short, steep and easy-to-access with great views of the Salt Lake Valley, this trail features a waterfall and is accessible year-round. 

Recommended Six-Pack Route:

Grandeur Peak East Trail from Church Fork – AllTrails

Distance: 6 miles; Vertical +/- 2,627 ft.

LOOKOUT PEAK – Elevation 8,931′ (2722m)

Lookout Peak is near Salt Lake City and offers excellent views of the surrounding mountains and a grassy peak to take it all in from.

Recommended Six-Pack Routes:

Distance: 7.9 miles; Vertical +/- 2,811 ft.

GOBBLER'S KNOB – Elevation 10,242′ (3123m)

Don't underestimate this trail because it's short, because it's “one of the steepest trails in the Wasatch” gaining over 3,000 vertical feet in just over two miles. 

Recommended Six-Pack Route:

Hiking Alexander Basin / Gobbler's Knob – Utah Outdoor Activities

Distance: 4.4 miles; Vertical +/- 3,106 feet

DESERET PEAK – Elevation 11,031′ (2751m)

Deseret Peak is the tallest in the Stansbury Mountains and the high point for Tooele County. As you summit this peak keep an eye out for the herd of wild horses that roam the canyon.

Recommended Six-Pack Route:

Hiking Deseret Peak – Girl on a Hike

Distance: 7.4 miles; Vertical +/- 3,595 ft.

MOUNT NEBO – Elevation 11,929′ (3430m)

Mount Nebo is the tallest of the Wasatch Range and you will often find yourself with only the mountain goats to keep you company at the peak. 

Recommended Six-Pack Route:

Hiking Mount Nebo – Road Trip Ryan

Distance: 9.3 miles; Vertical +/- 3,589 ft. 

MOUNT TIMPANOGOS – Elevation 11,752′ (3582m)

Mount Timp is the second highest peak in the Wasatch Range, and well-loved for its spectacular display of wildflowers. This climb is a strenuous, all-day endeavor. 

Recommended Six Pack Route: 

The Ultimate Guide to Hiking Mt. Timpanogos – Amanda Outside

Distance: 14.5 miles; Vertical +/- 4,668 ft.

Latest Utah Challenge Hike Logs

Gobblers Knob
Valerie Vaughn

Grueling Gobblers

Incredibly challenge made even more so by the heat, overgrown trail, straight up incline, followed by thunderstorms. But loved it all. The pup got a

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Mount Timpanogos

Mount Timpa-no-George

Last hike for this year’s challenge. Once again, had to leave George at home and tackle this on my own. Perfect conditions. Saw a ton

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Mount Nebo

Mount No-George

Afraid I had to leave George home for this one. That last mile on the summit would have been tricky/dangerous for a dog. Likely will

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Deseret Peak
Amy Stephens

Sisters Hike

We did the 9-mile loop, counterclockwise. The views were incredible. We saw about 6 people total the entire day.

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Gobblers Knob
Christina Ogrin

Gobblers Knob

Hiked in the morning before it got too hot.  It rained the night before, so everything was wet and cool.  The flowers were starting to

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Deseret Peak

George-eret Peak

A steep climb the last couple miles but well worth it for the stunning views! George was curious about the edge and how close he

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