Location: Wasatch-Cache National Forest
Length, One-Way: 0.3 miles
Trail Type: Out and Back
Minimum Elevation: 10200 feet
Maximum Elevation: 10650 feet
Elevation Change: 450 feet
Best Season: Summer, Fall
The Sunset Peak Trail cuts south off the Lake Mary Trail and ends on the ridge area just east of Point Supreme. The trail is steep, but offers panoramic views of Albion Basin and the Brighton Lakes.
When the snow falls, the Sunset Peak Trail becomes the domain of snowshoers and backcountry skiers.
Access #1: Via Big Cottonwood Canyon Road (7000 South Wasatch Blvd) up to Brighton. Via Lake Mary Trail from the Brighton Trailhead. Follow the Lake Mary Trail to Catherine’s Pass (3 miles) trail where it branches off to the Great Western Trail.
Access #2: Via Catherine’s Pass Trail from the Albion Basin Trailhead. Follow the trail to Catherine’s Pass then south on the Great Western Trail to the trail junction.