Lower Mill Creek Canyon Trails; Lower Mill Creek Canyon Trail Map; Lower Mill Creek Canyon Trail Reports; Share. Millcreek Canyon is on the east side of the Salt Lake Valley, just south of I-80 and Parleys Canyon. Climbing information and map for Grandeur Peak in Mill Creek Canyon Utah. Location: 40.707137, -111.759716. Meetup and we met at 9:30 for a winter hike up to Grandeur Peak in Millcreek Canyon. Turn left on Wasatch Blvd just after crossing under the highway, then the next right on Millcreek Canyon Road. SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah — The body of an overdue hiker in Salt Lake County was discovered Wednesday morning after a search of Grandeur Peak in Millcreek Canyon. The peak is accessible via two main trails that start on different sides of the canyon, the Church Fork trail and the West Face trail. Grandeur Peak: Looking East. Grandeur Peak is one of the most easily-attainable summits in the Salt Lake City area. status date description; Oct 30, 2020 @ 5:08pm. MILLCREEK CANYON, Utah (ABC4 News) – The search for an overdue hiker in Millcreek Canyon came to a tragic end Wednesday morning. Pin. Grandeur Peak is located in Millcreek Canyon in the Wasatch Range near Salt Lake City, Utah. The mouth of Parleys Canyon from the slopes of Grandeur Peak. Forming the western end of the ridge separating Parley’s Canyon from Millcreek Canyon, Grandeur Peak’s summit offers outstanding views in all directions. For our Saturday winter hike, we chose the easier trail up Church Fork. The Pipeline, a popular mountain bike trail, is also visible. Grandeur Peak (8,299 ft and pronounced like "grand-er") is the one of the high points in Millcreek Canyon, and offers fantastic views of the SLC Valley and into Parley's Canyon. There are two ways to access Grandeur, a stately summit between Parley’s Canyon and Millcreek Canyon that rises 3,000 feet above the valley. At 8,299 feet, this mountain is big enough to provide a challenge and a relief from the heat of summer, but not so big that it will take The hard way: start at the northern end of Wasatch Boulevard, amble half a mile up to the Bonneville Shoreline trail, and keep pointing upward till you reach the summit a couple of hours later. ... Lower Mill Creek Canyon. Just before reaching Grandeur Peak, look south for views of Millcreek Canyon and Rattlesnake Gulch. Directions to grandeur-peak-west trailhead (40.707580, -111.795840) update trails status or condition Grandeur Peak West Trail Reports. This is the northern summit at the mouth of Millcreek Canyon in Salt Lake City, Utah. ways to get to Grandeur Peak (elevation 8,299'). Each peak offers its own unique views of the Salt Lake City valley and of the surrounding peaks in the Central Wasatch Range. Unified Police Department Search and Rescue crews found Curtis Greely Booth, 75, dead near the Grandeur Peak Trail. Both trails offer the same beautiful peak view of the Salt Lake Valley from Grandeur Peak overlooking I-80 and I-215. MILLCREEK — The body of a 75-year-old man reported missing after going hiking in Millcreek Canyon was found Wednesday. Grandeur Peak is also a perfect intro to Peak Bagging - the fairly short trail with a moderate elevation gain makes it one of the easier peaks to summit with little effort (compared to some of the other peaks in the area). Salt Lake Valley and the Oquirrh Mountains Grandeur Peak getting near the summit Grandeur Peak is a popular hike being so close to the city. To get there, take I-215 South from I-80 and take exit 4 off of I-215 and go left (east) on 3900 South. Curtis Booth left his house Tuesday morning to hike Grandeur Peak, said Unified Police detective Kevin Mallory. There are two (maybe a few?) The trail to the summit is a 6 mile round trip from the Church Fork Picnic site. 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