Slick Rock & Mountains: Utah’s FKT Routes

by | Apr 23, 2023 | Routes

Utah has long been considered a premiere place to FKT, with its challenging peaks, slot canyons and expansize national parks. Women have been active in setting FKTS, with only 52 of the posted 105 routes and variations not having a posted women’s time (49.5%).

In 2022, women outpaced men in setting FKTS; 28 were set by women (48.3%), 25 by men, and 5 were mixed teams (8.6%). Opportunities abound for FKTs in this beautiful state; we hope to see even more women go for a record here.

If you want to set an FKT on a route that does not have a posted women’s FKT, you should search for known times on Strava and Google. 

Route NameDistance in milesElevation GainPosted Women's FKT?Best Women's Time
Aries Butte - via Led by Sheep 1.91,500No
Angel's Landing: Ascent 2.21518Yes31m 29s
Mt Peale 2.4No
Mt Tukuhnikivatz 2.6No
Epic Blarney Loop 2.6444Yes39m 29s
East Portal Point3.55700Yes1h 9m56s
Mt Nebo: Ascent 4.42636Yes1h 14m33s
Golden Wall-Castle Bridge Loop 4.61,149Yes58m 16s
Angel's Landing: Round Trip5.01525Yes55m 49s
Spooky - Peekaboo Canyon Loop 5.0600No
Broad Fork Twin Peak 5.35600Yes2h 32m 42s
Powell Point: Ascent 5.42056Yes
West Portal Point 5.91,473Yes1h 3m55s
Ding - Dang Canyons 6.2700Yes1h 6m3s
Mount Olympus 6.54,100Yes1h 47m29s
Y Mountain Trail 6.53175No
Observation Point Zion National Park 7.02,300No
Fairyland Loop Bryce Canyon NP 7.51,726Yes1h 6m 57s
Notch Peak 7.63,465No
Baptist Draw - Chute Canyon Loop 7.62,300No
Devil’s Garden Arches NP 7.9900Yes1h 9m0s
Little Wild Horse - Bell Canyons 8.2750Yes1h 15m 4s
Alta-Brighton Loop 8.32,535Yes1h 33m 15s
Syncline Loop 8.44238Yes1h 36m57s
Eye of Heaven Arch 8.82,259No
Pfeifferhorn 9.03,800Yes2h 14m21s
West Mountain 9.12814Yes2h 32m36s
Mt Nebo: Car to Car 9.33273Yes2h 4m39s
Virgin River Narrows (Zion NP): Big Spring & Back9.4637No
Murphy Loop Canyonlands 10.51731Yes1h 29m 40s
Box Elder Peak: Up & Down 10.74,300Yes2h 46m39s
Powell Point: Round Trip 10.82621Yes
Fat Man's Misery Slot Canyon Loops: West Fork 11.02,500No
American Fork Twin East 11.44229No
Box Elder Peak: Loop 11.55197Yes3h 10m55s
Lake Mountain Traverse11.73,689No
White Pine Grand Slam 11.74,100Yes6h 15m 15s
Chute n’ Crack Canyons Loop 12.01,414Yes2h 40m 48s
Timpanogos High Route13.96,020No
Gooseberry Canyon 14.02,600No
Mount Timpanogos 14.45,050No
Upper Muley Twist 14.81,578No
Bull Valley - Willis Creek Loop 15.01,300No
Fat Man's Misery Slot Canyon Loops: East Fork 15.35564No
Boulder Mail Trail: One Way 15.42,513Yes4h 8m12s
Ben Lomond 15.63,500Yes2h 25m35s
Needles Grand Tour 15.92,696Yes4h 14m16s
Virgin River Narrows (Zion NP): Top Down16.01200No
Fish n’ Owl Canyon Loop 17.11,921Yes3h 50m 20s
3M Canyon Loop: Music Muddy Mud 17.35,738No
Wind Caves Loop 17.43,420Yes3h 50m47s
3 Canyon Infinity Loop: Grove Creek Battle Creek and Dry Canyons 19.47,034No
Little Death Hollow - Wolverine Canyon Loop 20.0810No
Upheaval Loop20.43,754No
La Sal 12er Traverse 21.69210No
The Wedge in San Rafael Swell22.11,490No
Upper Big Cottonwood Canyon Traverse22.86,243No
Buckskin & Paria Canyons: Wire Pass to White House TH 23.4253Yes3h 29m 15s
Ashdown Gorge R2R24.66,500No
Park City Skyline Traverse 26.07,300Yes8h 16m 19s
Capitol Reef Four Canyon Loop 26.23,000Yes7h 8m 42s
Park City-Gobblers Knob 26.66,674No
Historic Union Pacific Rail Trail 26.769Yes2h 59m 23s
Kings Peak 27.05,300Yes4h 47m56s
Central Wasatch Cross-Canyon Ramble 28.211,624No
Zion Downhill 28.44662No
Uinta Crusher Loop 28.811550Yes14h 18m59s
Deer Creek Lollipop (AZ)28.85,600Yes13h 56m 5s
Pine Valley Summit Trail Traverse 29.96602No
Bryce Canyon Traverse: Point to Point 30.55,549Yes6h 17m39s
Boulder Mail Trail: Out & Back 30.96785No
Utah Triple Crown 31.07,700Yes10h 54m1s
Virgin River Rim Trail: One Way 31.54,255Yes7h 36m 4s
Wasatch Ultimate Ridge Linkup: Standard 32.718000Yes18h 27m 25s
Wasatch Ultimate Ridge Linkup: Winter 32.718000No
Mount Nebo Scenic Byway 35.05,918Yes7h 55m 2s
Grand Gulch: Kane to Collins 36.22172No
Zion Crossing 37.06,045Yes8h 48m1s
Grand Gulch: Lower Gulch Out & Back39.81916No
Salt Flat Sufferfest 41.5406No
Tushar Peaks Loop 42.016,000No
Cedar Mountain Wilderness Area Traverse 43.410500No
Lockhart Basin Trail 44.03284No
Buckskin & Paria Canyons: White House TH to Lee's Ferry 44.5673Yes9h 10m 40s
Trans-Zion: One Way 48.19278Yes8h 1m24s
Bryce Canyon Traverse: Duathlon 48.77497Yes6h 17m39s
Squaw Peak 50 Mile Trail Run Route Unsupported50.79,500No
Buckskin & Paria Canyons: Wire Pass to Lee's Ferry54.61988Yes13h 5m 19s
Utah Thirteeners 57.022,300No
Virgin River Rim Trail: Out & Back 64.69744Yes7h 36m 4s
Wasatch Ultimate Ridge Linkup: Out & Back73.037000No
Wasatch 7 75.032,000No
Escalante Overland Route 77.020,000No
Uinta Highline Trail: One Way 78.113691Yes1d 3h 24m 0s
Trans-Zion: Out & Back96.218556No
Millwood 100 100.036,000Yes1d 20h39m 23s
Wasatch BFT 100.028,300No
White Rim Road 100.07,200Yes20h 19m22s
Paradox Trail (CO)104.912325No
Skyline Scenic Backway108.310,928Yes1d 2h 36m 48s
Kokopelli Trail (CO, UT)140.015,800No
Uinta Highline Trail: Out & Back 156.227382Yes1d 3h 24m 0s
The BRAWL181.763,000No
Kokopelli Trail (CO, UT)284.033016No
Mormon Pioneer Trail (IL IA NE WY UT)1297.028,000No

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