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harborSteep  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 21, 2014

harbor

Hiked from about 1 mile from the mouth of the canyon and up the east ridge. No trail to be found. Bushwhack the whole way up. Routefinding around the cliff bands was pretty simple. Expect a steep hike 100% off trail.

The summit register area was destroyed. There was a big pvc pipe thing spray painted black that was cracked and had what looked maybe like remnants of some paper and a pencil but it was all a pulpy mess and mostly disintegrated. There was also some remains of a broken glass jar.

Next person to go up there should bring a new register. Mabye something a little more sturdy =).
Posted Jun 21, 2014 7:02 pm

scgrantStookey Benchmark  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 16, 2014

scgrant

Drove up to the parking area described by Dean in his write up on this peak. Very enjoyable cross country hike to the summit. The last 1000 feet or so, had very nice consolidated snow to walk on. The summit PVC pipe is bashed in and the summit registry is completely soaked and destroyed. If anyone reads this and is heading up in the relative future, it sure could use a new log and container.
Posted Mar 16, 2014 8:17 pm

ZeeJayBeautiful day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 7, 2013

ZeeJay

I parked at the gate and walked the road. I might have been able to drive farther, but I just got the suspension fixed on my car so I decided to be nice to it. I went to both Stookey and North Stookey (8845) and decended via the ridge north of Big Canyon. The way down was not quite the cake walk I had hoped for as there were 5 small cliff bands to deal with. Other than that it was a nice route.

The smashed register is still there. I couldn't get the lid off. The road leading to the gate does have some ruts, but they were easy to straddle.
Posted Nov 7, 2013 6:01 pm

DeanRe: Beautiful day

Dean

You are really amazing. DeadOx one day, Stookey the next. Hopefully someday I'll run into you on a peak and get to meet you. Keep up the great works you've been doing, I'm a big fan.
Posted Nov 7, 2013 6:47 pm

Pfeiffer75Dual Peak  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 28, 2011

Pfeiffer75

Weather held out long enough for me to climb Stookey and North Stookey. Came back over to Stookey for the descent. Road was very rutted as someone had recently drove on it in the mud. High clearance vehicle is a must. The summit register was smashed (both the PVC tube and glass bottle inside) and the resultant register was completely saturated. Doing the Stookey - North Stookey- Stookey loop ended up being about 3400 feet elevation gain
Posted May 28, 2011 7:53 pm

Dean2nd visit  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 12, 2009

Dean

Ken Jones wanted to do a good p2k with a good workout and this fit the bill. 2100' of elevation gain in a bit over a mile is a fairly decent workout. The road in seems a bit rougher than I remember but I parked at the same spot as before. We had a nice day to enjoy the views from the summit.
Posted Oct 16, 2009 3:46 pm

ericwillhiteStookey and North Stookey  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 24, 2008

ericwillhite

Great info using Dean's route. From the summit follow ridge north to get North Stookey. Should have returned by going back over the main peak but tried to traverse the north face. Bad idea and I got one of my first Utah bushwacks. Pictures and a map of the route at http://www.willhiteweb.com/utah/great_basin_mountains/stookey_benchmark_016.htm
Posted Oct 2, 2009 8:52 pm

KadeeCross Country Route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 5, 2008

Kadee

Followed Dean's route described on the main page. Fun, straight forward hike. It was crappy weather on our drive out there, but once we got to the peak the weather was perfect with blue skies.
Posted Nov 24, 2008 10:22 pm

DeanCross country route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 25, 2007

Dean

A fun hike but an interesting drive.
Posted Oct 3, 2007 9:37 am

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