Tag Archives: Utah

State County Highpoints

County Highpoints is the defacto website and forum for highpointers. Once you visit the 50 states, you’ve caught the bug and next logical spot are the 3,500+ county highpoints.

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50states.com State Profile

50states.com has great information summarizing each state.

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Official Summit Benchmark Datasheet Histories

Richard Carey at peakbagging.com has put together a very useful list of summit benchmark information as well as the official U.S. Government datasheets on the history of the benchmark.

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U.S. State Highpoint Trip Reports

Post your trip reports here.

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Kings Peak, Utah, Trip Reports

You can post/read trip reports as comments here or americasroof kings peak trip reports or summitpost kings peak – an excellent resource — feel free to crosspost! Original americasroof kings peak page.

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Avalanche Near Canyons Ski Resort at Park City, Utah

The Salt Lake Tribune and Deseret News report 3 to 5 people were killed in an avalanche near the Canyons Ski Resort at Park City, Utah. The avalanche broke near a ridgeline above Dutch’s Draw. The avalanche was 500 yards … Continue reading

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2 Climbers Spend 4 Wintry Days Stranded on Zion Cliff

KSL TV reports two experienced were stuck on a 1,500 foot cliff for 4 days in Zion National Park. Rescue efforts were thwarted by bad weather. The climbers were hungry and cold but did not need hospitalization. ——- Here’s the … Continue reading

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Famous Local Climber Killed While Soloing Ogden Canyon, Utah

KSL TV reports Ken Gygy died after falling several hundred feet in Ogden Canyon where he was soloing. Gigy was reported to be the best local climber. The TV has a video report.

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Cougar Chasing Hounds Rescued From Icy Ledge in Zion

KSL TV in Salt Lake reports that five hounds chasing a cougar got stranded on an icy ledges in Isolation Canyon in Zion National Park. http://tv.ksl.com/index.php?nid=5&sid=137965

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