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Ascent of Observation Point on 2016-04-29

Climber: Steven Thompson

Date:Friday, April 29, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Observation Point
    Location:USA-Utah
    Elevation:6507 ft / 1983 m

Ascent Trip Report

My favorite maintained trail in Zion National Park. It was expected to rain, so a maintained trail seemed the best option for the day. Busy; I've hiked Observation Point a number of times, but never with so many people on the trail at the same time. Given the cool spring temperatures in this otherwise desert park, I shouldn't have been surprised. We watched a massive thunderstorm move across Kolob Terrace and descend through Behunin Canyon, Emerald Pools area and the southern end of the park. Beautiful day.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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