Ascent of Kaibab Plateau High Point on 2011-07-22
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
|Date:||Friday, July 22, 2011|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
|Peak:||Kaibab Plateau High Point|
| Elevation:||9200 ft / 2804 m|
Ascent Trip ReportWhile one can drive to this summit, to me, it just doesn't seem right. That said, the road hike is fairly dusty and the road gets enough traffic to be irritating (about 6 cars per hour).
The only challenge in this is finding the true high point. Fortunately, a major antenna was built fairly close, and is easily visible just east of the road. Once at the antenna, if one heads south, one will soon see the summit cairn.
There is not much reward in this, other than checking the peak off one's lists. The view from the summit is non-existent - just a view of surrounding trees and the previously mentioned antenna.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||500 ft / 153 m|
| Distance:||6.5 mi / 10.5 km|
| Trailhead:||West Rim Pkwy at Deer Lake 8700 ft / 2651 m|
| Quality:||1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Road Hike|
| Time Up:||1 Hours |
| Time Down:||1 Hours |
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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Peaks: climbed and unclimbed by Eric Kassan
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