Difficulty: Moderate ◼︎
Length: 4.5 miles round trip
Elevation Gain: 1,500 feet
Dog Friendly: Yes, as long as you don't cross over onto the Cottonwoods side of the slope
Trailhead coordinates (copy + paste): 40.6061, -111.5553
Directions: About 1.25 miles before you reach the trailhead, park at the new Bloods Lake lot on the right side of the road (when coming from Park City) and walk up the road to the drop off zone. From the drop off zone, walk straight up the steep hill to your left. This trail leads all the way to the summit. Length and elevation counts include walking up the road. If you start at the drop off zone, it is closer to 2 miles and 800 feet. This road is seasonal and can only be accessed from mid/late May through early November. Check UDOT's traffic website for current status.
A short but steep hike, 10420 (named for its elevation) is ideal for a quick sweat. The trail starts out very steep and rocky before flattening out as it wraps around the hill. Just one more short climb to the summit from here! The trail can be dry and slippery, but is not technical. Wildflowers often line the trail, more lakes come into sight with every step, and from the top you can continue on to Clayton Peak for bigger views of the Cottonwoods and Mount Timpanogos.