Craner Peak (UT) Climber's Log

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scgrant - Jan 8, 2015 5:39 pm Date Climbed: Nov 13, 2014

Craner  Sucess!

Nice easy hike up from Craner Canyon.


ZeeJay - Dec 6, 2014 6:27 pm Date Climbed: Dec 6, 2014

Nice hike  Sucess!

Beautiful warm day. No snakes.


harbor - Jan 20, 2014 9:29 pm Date Climbed: Jan 20, 2014

Awesome Winter Hike  Sucess!

Parked at the Quarry at the mouth of Craner Canyon and walked the 1.5 miles up the road to the base of the mountain and picked a ridge and went straight up. Fun hike.

The register at the top needs replacing as has been said by others. There wasn't a single entry for 2013. Last signed in May of 2012. This peak sees very few least very few that know about the register.


mountaingazelle - Apr 26, 2010 12:59 am Date Climbed: Apr 25, 2010

Craner Peak  Sucess!

Reading some of the other comments on this page makes me wonder if they should rename this peak Snake Mountain. I was a little disappointed that I didn’t see any snakes. I did enjoy the hike and the views from the summit were good.


Pfeiffer1 - Feb 28, 2010 12:47 pm Date Climbed: Feb 27, 2010

Nice February Hike  Sucess!

Nice solo hike on a Saturday, Very little snow and the smell from Magcorp was minimal. Saw two Chukars and a rabbit. Other than that, I was the only one on the mountain. Summit register last showed Dean's trip on 1/16/2010. Thanks MikerHiker for the great directions


Dean - Jan 19, 2010 2:09 pm Date Climbed: Jan 16, 2010

No snakes this time  Sucess!

A wintry hike with SP member imontop (see below) and a friend of his, Dave. We hit snowy roads just off the pavement and wondered how close we could get to the summer trailhead. We made it to within a mile of that TH but we were in fog that smelled like chlorine until we got above the 5600 foot level. Amazing winter views from the summit.

My second time up but I enjoyed it a lot more thanks to Eric and Dave and their two mountain climbing dogs.


imontop - Jan 19, 2010 2:07 pm Date Climbed: Jan 16, 2010

Great Hike  Sucess!

Bagged it with "The Dean" in the snow and fog. But, it was nice a sunny on top!


ericwillhite - Oct 31, 2009 11:37 pm Date Climbed: Oct 31, 2009

Haloween Treat, no snake tricks  Sucess!

Although there had been a few snow falls, it was all gone and I couldn't help but think the snakes might come out for one last sunbathing day. Great area but I won't come back without snow on the ground. The whole way up all I could see was the picture on this webpage of the snake. Map and pics at


byates - Jun 18, 2009 10:06 am

Mid 90's  Sucess!

I think I have done it twice, once the wind was blowing form the east and the clorine smell from mag corp was rather strong


Kadee - Jun 2, 2009 10:35 am Date Climbed: Jan 20, 2007

North  Sucess!

Came up from the north. Hiked with Greg. We came back the next week and hiked Black Mountain - just to the north of Craner.


MikerHiker - Jun 2, 2009 6:55 am Date Climbed: Nov 9, 2008

Love the place  Sucess!

One of my favorite places to be. I have spent many years walking around this mountain. Yes, the snakes can be bad. It only takes one to ruin your day..


Dean - Jun 1, 2009 9:04 pm Date Climbed: May 31, 2009

East cross country  Sucess!

Went in via Craner Canyon and dodged rattlesnakes on the way up.
At least I didn't have to dodge any thunderstorms as the rattlers were enough.

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