Directions- HIdden Valley Park, Sandy, Utah
Snowshoe Bear Canyon Suspension Bridge - 3.3 mile out and back along the foothills of Sandy to a suspension bridge. Trip Report.
Gear - Snowshoes/poles (can rent), gaiters (optional - can rent), (NO COTTON) thermal top and bottom, wool socks or just not cotton socks, snow pants, long sleeve fleece, light waterproof jacket, gloves, hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, camelback or regular back pack (with space remaining to shove clothes in when you get too warm), 2 Liters water, packed lunch, 6 snacks, WATERPROOF boots or non-waterproof boots/shoes and also rent "overshoes".
Rentals (on your own) - Snowshoes: $10 (UVU- includes poles and overboots or $8 only
snowshoes); $10 (BYU Outdoors Unltd - includes oveboots); $10 (Out
N’ Back in Orem)
Overshoes: $4 (UVU Outdoor Adventure); $5 (BYU Outdoors Unltd)
Poles: $4 (Out N Back); $5 (BYU Outdoors Unltd)
Gaiters - cover ankles from getting snow $3 (BYU Outdoors Unltd)
Sample Itinerary -
Hike - 9:15-12:00pm