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cp0915Nice addition

cp0915

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Great job, Dean. It looks like you had a blast on your trip!

CP
Posted Apr 21, 2008 10:41 am

DeanRe: Nice addition

Dean

Hasn't voted

Thank you Courtney. We indeed had a great trip. 5 peaks, and some warmth. The boys did Mormon Peak. Adam will send me the particulars. Bob P. said it was a long day.
Posted Apr 21, 2008 11:29 am

cp0915Re: Nice addition

cp0915

Voted 10/10

Aaah, interesting. I'd be interested in getting the beta from you.
Posted Apr 21, 2008 4:23 pm

surgentSo that's how you do it.

surgent

Voted 10/10

I'd always heard horror stories about bad roads, no directions, etc. I guess it's partially true. Any trouble with locals? Generally in my limited time on the Navajo Nation I have never had a problem about access as long as it's not a highly-sacred place for them. Since Navajo Mountain is, did you come across anyone asking for your story, so to speak?

Nice info. I will be looking at this one maybe in the Fall when the temps cool.
Posted Apr 21, 2008 4:53 pm

DeanRe: So that's how you do it.

Dean

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No problems with the locals probably because the road was still blocked by snow up above and several stoppers that will require a cat or something to get the road useable again. One large tree and boulder together about half way up. I know Edward E. just parked at the small airport and walked the whole road. That works for someone who doesn't have a high clearence vehicle. I know others have encountered locals and had no problems.
Posted Apr 21, 2008 5:34 pm

surgentRe: So that's how you do it.

surgent

Voted 10/10

Hey Dean, finally hiked Navajo. Followed your directions, they were quite accurate. I was here in July and the road seems to be graded, as it was in fine shape all the way up - no "stoppers" like you had in your report. However, it is very steep, and I parked about where you guys did, and hoofed it from there. I might disagree on the mileage - seemed closer to 4 miles than 5 miles each way. Did you GPS the total distance?
Posted Jul 8, 2009 7:52 pm

McCannsterALRIGHT!!!

McCannster

Voted 10/10

A peak very high on my list! Before now, I knew almost nothing about it! Thanks for the pictures. Great job Dean.

DAVID
Posted Apr 21, 2008 5:25 pm

DeanRe: ALRIGHT!!!

Dean

Hasn't voted

Thanks David, I am hopeful that this page will provide people with at least a better understanding of what this mountain is about.
Posted Apr 21, 2008 5:35 pm

lcarreauNice information !

lcarreau

Voted 10/10

What did the summit area look like, as far as natural vegatation?
I'm guessing there's some Ponderosa pines up there. I have
a photo of Rainbow Bridge from Navajo Mountain, taken by another
photographer several years back. Perhaps I can post and attach to
your Navajo page? Glad you weren't "scared off" by the locals!
Great achievement, Dean!!! - Larry
Posted Apr 21, 2008 8:21 pm

DeanRe: Nice information !

Dean

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Lots of forest on top with several different species of trees. Please post your picture, now I wish we'd taken the time to go and look but it'd been a long week and we were ready to head for the "barn" so to speak. Thanks for your comments Larry.
Posted Apr 22, 2008 6:59 am

TracyBeen waiting awhile

Tracy

Voted 10/10

for someone to do this one. Nice page, Dean! I remember my Dad pointing out Navajo Mountain to me on a clear day from up on Boulder Mountain, Utah in the 1970's. I hope to hike it someday.
Posted Apr 22, 2008 12:51 am

DeanRe: Been waiting awhile

Dean

Hasn't voted

Hey, my son in law wants to do this one badly, maybe I can hook you two up. Thank you.
Posted Apr 22, 2008 7:00 am

MoapaPkThanks

MoapaPk

Voted 10/10

This has to be one of the most puzzling DPS summits. I'm sure it is a great trip, but with so many other great peaks in Utah, you have to wonder if there was an impish twist in the minds of the list-makers.
Posted Oct 25, 2013 8:52 pm

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