We thought this would be a hike in May, but it was a total snowy snowshoe.
Directions - I-15 north, rt 2-15 east, 6400 S exit, left Big Cottonwood Canyon to Brighton Ski
Resort. Park at Solitude Nordic Center
Hiking Silver Lake - Hike/Snowshoe Silver Lake Trail - 0.9 miles around Silver Lake starting at the Nordic
Center. In the summer it is about 1/2 on boardwalk with fishing boat docks. Watch
for alternate trails in the winter and summer that can take you off into the woods.
There are many other trails you can explore
as well: Trail Map
Gear - ski pants, synthetic T-shirt, long sleeve synthetic top, long sleeve fleece, coat, hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, gloves, camelback or regular back pack with waist belt, 2-3 Liters water, 4-6 snacks, first aid kit, waterproof boots, snowshoes
Trailhead -830 am
Snowshoe - 8:45-10 am