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apachedinoBrilliant Fall Colors  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 7, 2012

apachedino

Drove the gorgious Skyline drive fro the first time with peak fall colors for the high country. Full horse skeleton on the way. On the boulders on the top I looked down and startled a fox. Was only ~5 feet away, but above as he darted away from me. Beautiful and agile creatures.
Posted Apr 25, 2013 3:20 pm

Tracystandard trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 28, 2012

Tracy

I hiked this after a summer monsoon weather pattern thunderstorm. The trail was extremely slick, but the raindrops didn't fall during my entire hike; however, I slipped and fell on a steep muddy stretch once on my way down. There was a cool breeze on top and lots of sheep along with two horseback riders and a sheep dog - not very sociable however.
Posted Jul 29, 2012 5:01 pm

harborUtah CoHP #7  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 22, 2011

harbor

Parked 1.4 miles from the end of the road. Lots of hunters all over the place. Lucky for me the sweater I brought was bright orange.

Great fall afternoon hike. Was sad to see the horrible conditions of the summit area due to over-sheeping.

Also did So. Tent earlier that morning.
Posted Oct 23, 2011 12:54 am

DarrenKnezekLast of 8 in a day Co. HP  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 5, 2011
Started this with three hours left in the 24 hours of a day. My climbing partner was super sick and we made it to the summit and back down to the car in three hours.
The trail was easy to find and awesome the entire way.
Posted Sep 6, 2011 7:02 pm

awilk7Bushwack  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 18, 2009
Worked cross-country straight up the slope from the end of the dirt road to the main ridge, then south along the ridge to the summit. On the way down, tried to head further north along the main ridge to find the remnants of a jeep trail that shows on topo maps. Did not find the jeep trail. Bushwhacked downhill, swinging to the west and then south again back to the car. Lots of low vegetation and downed trees in the forest.
Posted Aug 1, 2011 6:05 pm

voxnihiliEast  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 16, 2009

voxnihili

Hiked this with my dad and brother. CoHP #1 for the two of them.
Posted Jul 6, 2011 10:27 am

utclimberEast Mtn  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 6, 2010
Hiked up East Mountain as the sun set as a side trip on my way home from the Buckhorn Wash in the San Rafael Swell.
Posted Nov 7, 2010 9:50 am

chicagotransplantCrandall Canyon  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 9, 2010

chicagotransplant

Bushwhacked up from Crandall Canyon mine parking area, some parts of the bushwhack got a little thick but closer to the summit it was a really nice hike. I was unaware of the mine accident in 2007, a very nice memorial is set up for the fallen miners.
Posted Sep 15, 2010 6:29 pm

Pfeiffer75Easy Hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 5, 2010

Pfeiffer75

The road north of Indian Creek CG is open. I spoke to the forest service in Price and they informed me that they close the road early in the season to prevent further rutting. They usually open the road when it is dry. The road is severely rutted, but passable in a high clearance 4WD on the day I drove it. At the end of the road, there is a fence with a gate that can be opened. Once crossing the gate, follow the trail the entire way to the summit. Nice views to the west
Posted Sep 6, 2010 12:11 pm

remmiwGreat Hike!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 15, 2010

remmiw

Hiked with a friend I made through geocaching. Came across a nice group of deer. Trail from just North of Indian Creek Campground is not the best marked in places but easy enough to follow with GPS.
Posted Aug 19, 2010 6:49 pm

shphilbyQuick  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 15, 2008

shphilby

Up here camping and had to sneak out to bag another county highpoint.
Posted Sep 5, 2009 4:56 pm

Moogie737No trail is indeed correct  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 22, 2009

Moogie737

Utah County highpoint number two for the day. Came down from the Wasatch Plateau Skyline Drive after doing South Tent Mtn and found the road very passable but also dust chocked. The bushwhack along the wooden rail fence and then up the steep grade was nothing if not demanding. The deadfall is treacherous, and it's in stark contrast to the open, flat summit terrain. Found only a triangulation marker at the summit.
Posted Aug 23, 2009 6:01 pm

ericwillhiteNice little hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 11, 2007

ericwillhite

Great hike up with the kids, pics and map at http://www.willhiteweb.com/utah/county_highpoint/east_mountain_175.htm
Posted Jul 9, 2009 4:28 am

KirtDavisGreat!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 15, 2008

KirtDavis

Up here in the area at a Geocaching Event. Just had to pick off the two highpoints here in the area.
Posted Aug 17, 2008 10:28 pm

rmjwintersUnique  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 7, 2008

rmjwinters

Great page by Dean. Managed a great trail all the way to the summit.
Posted Aug 12, 2008 10:32 pm

madsjimDo once kind of mountain.  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 14, 2007

madsjim

After being shut out in May due to road closures, I went back with a shortcut and climbed it. I followed a trail for a ways but then just left it and went straight up to the summit. The summit smelled like a farm because a flock of sheep had recently been on the summit, even found a dead sheep practically on top of the benchmark. The road closure mentioned in my mind is bogus. There was a huge herd of cattle tearing up the meadows that were supposedly closed to motor vehicle access "due to the damage done by motor vehicles". Looked to me that cow pies and hoof marks were the real culprits.
Posted Jul 14, 2007 9:29 pm

DeanEast Mtn  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 7, 2005

Dean

Dennis, Andrew and myself enjoyed a nice hike to the summit of this relatively mild mountain and enjoyed the views we were treated to.
Posted Mar 19, 2006 4:50 pm

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