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Ascent of Observation Point on 2012-07-28

Climber: Frank Toddre II

Others in Party:Nick Constantin
Ashley Max
Frankie Jo MOnell
Date:Saturday, July 28, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Carpool
Peak:Observation Point
    Location:USA-Utah
    Elevation:6507 ft / 1983 m

Ascent Trip Report

Took the East Rim Trail up to Observation Point. Word of warning,,, it gets extremely hot during the summer months so come well prepared with plenty of water. There's not a ton of shade at the top either, so just be ready for heat. That being said,, this is 99% trail, quite well maintained. It's also about 11.5 miles which is 2 miles longer than the trial head says. Great fun, I loved this hike, amazing views of Zion from the top and even a little bit of slot canyon in the middle to change it up.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2100 ft / 640 m
    Grade/Class:Class 2
    Quality:9 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Hot
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:2100 ft / 640 m
    Route:East Rim
    Trailhead:Trailhead  4407 ft / 1343 m
Descent Statistics



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