Superior Peak, Utah

Prominence: 40 ft, 12 m

Elevation: 11,040+ feet, 3365+ meters

True Isolation: 0.2 mi, 0.32 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 11,040 - 11,080 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 11,045 ft / 3366 m
    (Range 11,045 - 11,085 ft)
Local or Alternate Name(s)Alternate: Monte Cristo
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)40° 35' 32'' N, 111° 40' 1'' W
40.592166, -111.667046 (Dec Deg)
443556 E 4493699 N, Zone 12 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionSalt Lake

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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 280
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 254)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1998-08-07 by James Barlow
     2007-07-15 by Michael Wanberg
     2008-05-16 by Sean Peckham
     2009-07-25 by Greg Bronder
     2012-05-20 by Darin Wilson
     2013-06-22 by Chad Christensen
     2014-06-14 by Keaton Reed
     2014-10-25 by Ben Stokes (GPS Track)
     2015-07-08 by Adam Jensen
     2015-09-20 by Sam Grant (GPS Track)
     2016-06-16 by Jeremy Haddock (GPS Track)
     2016-07-16 by Alicia Baker
     2016-07-17 by Chris Hood
     2016-09-15 by Dan Robrecht
     2017-02-12 by Dustin Erickson
     2017-04-16 by Dustin Wittmier (GPS Track)
     2017-08-02 by Ammon Hatch (GPS Track)
     2017-09-15 by Stav Basis
     2018-08-07 by Stav Basis
     2020-05-31 by Evan Battaglia
     2020-06-22 by Joshua Behunin
     2020-08-01 by Ian Hazel (GPS Track)
     2021-09-04 by Whiley Hall (GPS Track)

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Scrambling the South Ridge to Superior (2016-06-16). Photo by Jeremy Haddock.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 40 ft/12 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 120 ft/36 m
  Key Col: 11,000 ft/3353 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.2 mi/0.32 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 40.5917, -111.6708
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Monte Cristo Peak  (W)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Rocky Mountains
Range3: Western Rocky Mountains
Range4: Wasatch Range
Range5: Central Wasatch Range
Drainage BasinsJordan
Great Salt Lake
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Twin Peaks Wilderness Area
Topo MapDromedary Peak O40111e6 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Superior from the east ridge approach (2018-04-24). Photo by Chris Pribbernow.
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Superior from the west ridge to Monte Cristo (2018-04-24). Photo by Chris Pribbernow.
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