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Ascent of Observation Point on 2015-12-04

Climber: Jim Robinson

Date:Friday, December 4, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Observation Point
    Location:USA-Utah
    Elevation:6507 ft / 1983 m

Ascent Trip Report

Had just a little time to explore Zion and asked at the gate for recommendations. This was the recommendation and it was worth it! Everyone was coming down as I was going up. Met the last two descenders at about the halfway point. Hit the summit right around sunset. Went down full dark (less than quarter moon, plus overcast). Great time!
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View of Zion Canyon from Observation Point (2015-12-04). Photo by Jim Robinson.
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Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2159 ft / 658 m
    Round-Trip Distance:8 mi / 12.9 km
    Route:East Rim
    Trailhead:Weeping Rock TH  4348 ft / 1325 m
    Quality:9 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Cool, Breezy, Overcast
Ascent Statistics
    Time:1 Hours 44 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Jim Robinson
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