There are many ways to get to Delta from Salt Lake City. You can
drive south on I-15 to
Santaquin, then take Highway 6 west through
the town of Eureka on to Delta or take Redwood Road all the way to
Highway 6 going on the west side of Utah Lake. You can also go on
I-15 south to Nephi, then west on Highway 132, then south on Highway
6 to Delta. When you arrive at Delta, turn right onto Highway 50
and go west through town. Continue west on highway 50 for about 40
miles at milepost 51.5. It is about 11 miles northwest to the
trailhead. It is about 175 miles from Salt Lake City. Turn off
from highway 50 N39°06.347' W113°08.718' altitude 4544 feet.
In Delta there are groceries store, gas, food, RV Park, Hotel and
ATV Dealers. In Lynndly there is a gas station with many flavors of
There are many primitive camping spots along the road up to the
trailhead and beyond. You could tent camp without a trailer on the
I was shocked when we go to the top
of this mountain. I would have never believed there was pine and
aspen trees up there in the middle of the desert. There is
also a big sink hole. Going west on trail 1 there is one very steep
part almost vertical that you will need 4x4 and maybe a winch.
Going around to the north east is much easier. The climb to the top
is a little steep in places.
Elevation 5,400 to 9,000
Leave all gate the way
you found them. There are a lot of old mines in the area. Don’t go
into them they are not safe. There is a lot of abandent mining
equipment that is fun to explore. At the top the is a short hiking
trail that will give you view of the whole valley.
Most trails were signed.
There are better places to go..
Millard County (435) 864-4316
Millard County Travel
The closest medical Clinic is Central Valley
Medical Clinic in Nephi.
18 West 1500 N (435)623-3000
Millard County Sheriff (435) 864-2755 or (435)
Highway Patrol (435) 743-6653
BLM Office in Fillmore (435)743-3123
Best in spring and fall. Around base of the
mountain all year, don’t think you could get to the top in the
Mostly Beginner around the base of the
mountain More advance on back side of mountain and there is one 50
yard section of most advanced.