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Mount Waas, Utah


Prominence: 1793 ft, 546 m

Elevation: 12,331 feet, 3758 meters


True Isolation: 5.17 mi, 8.32 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 12,336 ft / 3760 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)38° 32' 21'' N, 109° 13' 40'' W
38.539085, -109.227825 (Dec Deg)
654452 E 4267119 N, Zone 12 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceUtah
County/Second Level RegionGrand (Highest Point)
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Other Web Sites
     Mount Waas at SummitPost.org
     Mount Waas at ListsOfJohn.com
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Grand, UT by Jennifer and Gerry Roach
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Grand, UT by Andy Martin
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Grand, UT by Michael Schwartz
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Grand, UT by Scott Casterlin
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Grand, UT by Dale Millsap
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Grand, UT by Scott Surgent

Weather and Snow
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Lists that contain Mount Waas:
     Top 10 County High Points Grid for U.S. States (Rank #44)
     CoHP High Five List (Rank #38)
     100 Highest CoHPs in Lower 48 (Rank #59)
     100 Highest CoHPs (Rank #66)
     Utah County High Points (Rank #4)
     Western Contiguous USA CoHPs (Rank #66)
     Western USA CoHPs (Rank #73)
     Non-Uinta Utah 12,000-foot Peaks (Rank #4)
     Utah 12,000-foot Peaks (Rank #73)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       High in Utah: A Hiking Guide to the Tallest Peak in Each of the State's Twenty-Nine Counties (Weibel)

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered Peakbagger.com users: 94
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 94)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2006-07-18 by Scott Surgent (Unsuccessful)
     2010-07-16 by Greg Bronder
     2014-06-13 by Andrew Sharp (GPS Track)
     2014-08-07 by Sam Grant (GPS Track)
     2015-07-24 by Bob Burd
     2015-07-28 by Jim Retemeyer
     2015-09-07 by Darren Knezek
     2016-07-15 by Jon Hill
     2016-08-14 by Eric Kassan (GPS Track)
     2017-03-18 by Anthony Marra
     2017-09-16 by J.J. Fernandez
     2017-11-03 by MB Hansen
     2018-06-05 by Stav Basis
     2018-06-23 by Alicia Baker (click for trail guides)
     2018-07-14 by Janos Arnosky
     2018-07-14 by Gustav Sexauer
     2018-08-09 by Marcus Lostracco (GPS Track)
     2018-09-12 by Ken Oeser
     2018-09-21 by Ryan Davis
     2019-08-02 by David Fox (GPS Track)
     2019-09-08 by Tom Gathright (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)
     2019-10-15 by Tom Gathright (GPS Track)

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Me on Mount Waas, my final Utah County Highpoint! (2017-09-17). Photo by J.J. Fernandez.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1793 ft/546 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1793 ft/546 m
  Line Parent: Mount Mellenthin
  Key Col: Geyser Pass    10,538 ft/3212 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 5.17 mi/8.32 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 38.4642, -109.2317
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Mellenthin  (S)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Intermountain West
Range3: Colorado Plateau
Range4: Canyonlands
Range5: La Sal Mountains
Drainage Basins
Colorado
Gulf of California
Pacific-Central America/Mexico
Pacific Ocean

Dolores
Colorado
Gulf of California
Pacific-Central America/Mexico
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Manti-Lasal National Forest
Topo MapMount Waas O38109e2 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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The Triangulation Station Marker on Mt. Waas. Reference Marker #1 is just a few feet away, due north (2017-11-03). Photo by MB Hansen.
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Reference Marker #1 that points south to Waas's TSM. If Waas has other RM's, they were hiding (2017-11-03). Photo by MB Hansen.
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I should have turned around when I saw this approaching, it only got worse (2019-09-08). Photo by Tom Gathright.
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