Updated: Jun 10, 2021
Easy to follow but steep stair-stepper hike. Mostly a butt kicker not scenic hike but nice 360 views at top. Treat this hike at a training hike not a pleasure hike.
Directions - Rock Canyon Trail Parking Lot, Provo. Canyon behind Provo MTC Temple.
Hike Squaw Peak* (aka Wonder Woman Peak - named by Mt Mamas) - 7.3 mile out and back trail located near Provo, Utah that features an incredible view at the top in all directions with beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. Consistently steep uphill hard trail that features a river and has a 2,700 ft elevation gain. Trail Details
Gear - Hiking pants, synthetic T-shirt, long sleeve synthetic top, long sleeve fleece, light waterproof jacket, thin gloves, hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, camelback or regular back pack with waist belt, 3 Liters water, 3-4 snacks, first aid kit, hiking boots/running shoes, trekking poles (optional).
Hike - 8:30-3:00 pm
Home - around 3:30 pm
*Note: the term squaw is considered universally offensive due to its use for hundreds of years in a derogatory context. Indigenous activists have worked locally to rename the locations across North America that contain the slur and we support efforts to rename.