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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.

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 - Utah Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge

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.
Gobblers Knob - Utah Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge

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 - Utah Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge

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 - Utah Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge

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 - Utah Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge

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

Mount Nebo
Christina Ogrin

Windy Day on Nebo

Hiked this for my birthday and probably the last weekend before the snow started to fall. The wind was absolutely insane and bitter cold.  I

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Mount Timpanogos
Amy Stephens

Mt Timp Summit

A great hike!  Great views, beautiful flowers, friendly hikers on the trail, and perfect weather.

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