He has made history by flying above a 8000m summit : the Broad Peak. Eastward the trail continues a couple hundred yards up a steep hill. Narrow winding dirt road with steep drop offs. Its several-square-mile massif includes 8 measured sub-summits over 12,000 feet occupying several ridges and sub-ridges with the west face dropping steeply for 4000 feet to the Greybull River. Go north (left) at the fork. This is a wilderness trail. It is in the Washakie Wilderness of Shoshone National Forest , and the peak is also the highest point in Park County, Wyoming , which include many of Yellowstone National Park . Kaysville East Mountain Wilderness Park Trail, Farmington Creek Trail: Upper Canyon Section, Triumph Trail and Davis Creek 1st Waterfall Section, East Mountain Wilderness Park to Adam's Canyon, Webb Canyon from East Mountain Wilderness Park, Flag Rock from Farmington Canyon Road Loop. Many people think that Francis Peak, with the big white golf ball domes on the summit, is the highest peak along the ridge, but it is Thurston Peak that claims the high point. brianlifferth 4 years, 11 months ago Bear Canyon to Payday . But the trail is easy to follow and well maintained. Some maps list the height as 9,630 because of the additional 115 feet of RADAR towers. Trail is closed still but dirt road has some good hills and flat parts, Farmington Creek Trail: Upper Canyon Section, Triumph Trail and Davis Creek 1st Waterfall Section, Flag Rock from Farmington Canyon Road Loop. 7 reviews of Frankish Peak Hike "For a free small-scale hike close to town, this is my go-to. Narrow winding dirt road with steep drop offs. Distance. We went as a family. When ascending the ridge, stay to the center and keep climbing. I love this hike it's a great workout and the view is GOERGOUS. Hike up the dirt road about 300 feet and watch for the trail to cut up the slope to the right. Drive 100 yards to Shepard Canyon. Farmington, UT 84025 Descend 200 feet north to a broad saddle area at 12,000 feet. Location & Directions. Make social videos in an instant: use custom templates to tell the right story for your business. The drive up Farmington Canyon is an adventure in itself and is not for anyone squeamish with heights, and this includes passengers! One of the taller peaks of the Wasatch Range, Francis Peak is located on the border between Morgan and Davis counties, approximately 18 miles (29 km) north of Salt Lake City, Utah, United States. The trail ends at the road leading to Francis Peak (elevation: 9515 feet) by the airport’s north approach radar facility. Luckily most people were considerate of us hikers with our dogs. Before the RADAR towers were built, the peak was 9,547 (seven feet taller). Francis Peak is known to almost any resident in Davis County. Access is Year round However during the winter 4X4 is a must. Very pretty view up there! Overview . Access #4 - Francis Peak Road: Along the Francis Peak Road 0.9 mile below the radar facility on the peak.”, We have cleared trail and marked with orange survey tape and rock cairns to the summit, and our friend George has installed aluminum can bottoms for about 2/3 of the trail, so now the trail should be easier to follow. The drive can be made in most vehicles, however, 11.5 of the 13 miles is on dirt road without guardrails. Turn left. Farmington Canyon road is no longer plowed in winter, and you will find the gate locked early in the season just above Farmington Pond. After eyeing this line all winter from our houses, we decided it was time to hit it. Just before the marker at 3.5 miles to Francis Peak, there are downed trees that make the trail a little hard to find. Tough trail. But will definitely be back with a full day to see the rest! Easy trail for a stock Jeep or beginner. That said, we enjoyed it. Continue north for another mile up gentle terrain to reach the base of the upper peak at 12,400. Contents. Généralités Voici les prévisions de vent, de vagues et météo pour Francis Peak en Utah, États-Unis. Only issue is I took my Toyota Camry up there. Our six year old had no problem with this trail, and was happy to see a little fawn along the way. If you would like to traverse the backbone of the Wasatch Mountains, you can save a lot of effort by driving to the Francis Peak radar station domes before beginning a hike to Thurston Peak (9,706 feet), the highest point in Davis and Morgan counties. Antoine is a regular participant of the X-Alps. The view to the east will give a good look at Morgan Valley and the city of Morgan. François is an ace in everything related to paragliding! Francis Peak Creek Falls is the name of this waterfall. FRANCIS PEAK HIKE. The trail is primarily used for hiking, nature trips, and bird watching and is best used from April until October. Enjoy! Very fun little off roading trail. View this location in Google Earth Now Reading. Hike Francs Peak (13,158 feet (4,011 m)) is the highest point in the Absaroka Range which extends from north central Wyoming into south central Montana , in the United States . Access #2 - Farmington Canyon Dirt Road: The upper part of section #22.4 starts at the second switchback up Farmington Canyon Road (the first switchback is where the pavement ends). Francs Peak is the highest peak and sole 13er of Wyoming's Absaroka Range. Francis Peak Rate this Hike ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Public Tracks. definitely was as billed- it’s fairly punishing and a real workout hike. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Voici les prévisions de vent, de vagues et météo pour Lower Francis Peak en Utah, United States. Yes! Forecast se fonde sur le modèle GFS. There are a lot of vehicles on this trail, cars and ATV type things. Description: This is a steep and rigorous hike up the ridge south of Shepard Canyon. It’s about a 55 min drive to Francis peak, mostly on gravel road, steep with no rails. The summit is above 12,000 feet, so it is a high altitude hike. It is not for the faint-hearted. Pointe des Chateaux: Take the hike up to the peak! This is a wilderness trail left as natural as possible with occasional trail markers. The trail is primarily used for hiking, nature trips, and bird watching and is best used from April until October. Farmington Canyon road is no longer plowed in winter, and you will find the gate locked early in the season just above Farmington Pond. The gate opens at 6:00 AM and closes at 6:15 AM! Beautiful area. Windfinder est spécialisé dans les rapports et prévisions sur le vent, les vagues, les marées et la météo pour les sports liés au vent comme le kitesurf, la planche à voile, le surf, la voile, la pêche ou le parapente. Sights to See . 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