South Skyline Trail

HARD 27 reviews

South Skyline Trail is a 18.7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Eden, Utah that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from May until September. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
18.7 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
4980 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

birding

hiking

mountain biking

off road driving

snowshoeing

trail running

cross country skiing

horseback riding

lake

views

wildlife

The South Skyline Trail is a long and steady hill climb. The trail climbs over 3180 feet when starting at Pineview Trailhead. From the ridgeline you can head southwest to Lewis Peak Trail or north to the North Ogden Divide Trailhead. South Skyline Trail has a lot to offer hikers, mountain bikers and off road motorcycles. The trail is mostly single track and well worn. Several trail options are presented along the trail to climb the high road for better views or to stick to the lower trails for less elevation climbs. Lewis Peak is is the prominent peak in the area and the Lewis Peak Trailhead can be accessed from either of the two South Skyline Trailheads.

hiking
2 days ago

Went with my sister 2 days after the season's first big snowfall. Easy to find trailhead thanks to AllTrails' directions sent to phone! : ) Us Midwesterners were on vacation in Utah and looking for a good winter hike -- this fit the bill. Steady uphill with scenic views of White Pine Lake and watershed, plus snowcapped mountains and ridges. Muddy conditions were exacerbated due to fat-tire motorbikers, but otherwise a great trail.

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hiking
5 months ago

we only went about 1/3 of the way through but it was very pretty i did not like that you can hear the road most of the way and there is no where to stop as far as we went

5 months ago

hiking
7 months ago

cross country skiing
11 months ago

hiking
Sunday, October 23, 2016

hiking
Tuesday, October 11, 2016

hiking
Saturday, September 17, 2016

Tuesday, September 06, 2016

We hiked from north Ogden divide to Lewis Peak then to the Marina at Pine View.
The trail from the divide to the top of the mountain is very steep with lots of trip hazards like routs and rocks and trees , along the top of the ridge your exposed to the weather , sun and wind as you go over the south side of the trail the trail is wide and in very good condition , as always "YOU ARE IN THE GREAT OUT DOORS" watch out for Wild life , Moose, Deer , Bears And Rattle Snakes ..
Just saying ....
The switch backs down to pine view were amazing and lots of awaits views

hiking
Wednesday, August 31, 2016

backpacking
Friday, August 19, 2016

the trail was a larger distance and a lower incline gradient towards the eden area,hiking this trail is highly inadvised to unexperienced backpackers,for those who want to camp the first area level enough for a tent is approximately 3.5 miles in from the eden trailhead there wasn't really to many good spots to take a break,it is also inadvised to rest on the trail due to the occasional dirtbikers

On the 15 of August 2016 the morning was mostly cloudy but just after noon it became extremely hot very quickly getting to 98°F before 1pm,while up there a fellow hiker and I were cut off by a rattlesnake it is advised to bring mace to deter hostile creatures

RATTLESNAKES ARE IN THE AREA!! use extreme caution and take precautionary measures to avoid encounters

trail running
Friday, August 05, 2016

hiking
Friday, August 05, 2016

Great trail, steady incline, well maintained. We only went 3 miles up from the east side by Huntsville Res., had our 7 & 10 yo w/ us. Beautiful views the whole way up. Went on a Friday morn, only saw 3 people. This was a very enjoyable hike, became a new favorite and we hope to do the whole thing one day.

Monday, August 01, 2016

hiking
Monday, July 04, 2016

Monday, July 04, 2016