At 12,173 feet Delano Peak is the tallest point in the Tushar Mountains. This good day hike starts from Hwy. 153 about 1 mile past Elk Meadows Ski and Summer Resort (near Puffer Lake). The trail climbs 2-1/2 miles to the Skyline Trail, joins it and heads west. After about about 1/2 mile, you'll leave the developed trail and hike follow the ridge line northeast 1-1/2 miles to 11,985 foot Mt. Holly. From Mt. Holly, you'll climb along a ridge north 2 miles to Mt. Delano. Along the route, which is mostly above the timberline, you'll have great views out over southern Utah and the Tushar Range.
Hiking Utah features seventy-five of the finest trails Utah’s remarkable backcountry has to offer-from day hikes to overnight adventures. This comprehensive guide will provide all the information you need to get the most out of hiking this geologic wonderland.
The stories include not only information on the difficulty of each hike and how to reach the summit, but also how each peak was named, its geology, and its human history.