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Mt. Superior / Monte Cristo

Utah > Wasatch Range > Wasatch Alpine Areas

Description

Mount Superior is located between Big and Little Cottonwood Canyons and can be easily seen rising above the Snowbird and Alta ski resorts to the north.

The summit area consists of several high points. Most locals call the eastern point Mt. Superior (11,037) and the higher western point Monte Cristo (11,132).

Getting There

Several approaches are possible from both canyons.

Routes from Left to Right

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Mt. Superior in October
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Mt.Superior/Monte Cristo
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Looking west to Monte Cristo peak from the summit of Mt. Superior.
[Hide Photo] Looking west to Monte Cristo peak from the summit of Mt. Superior.