The County
Highpoints

Utah has 29 counties, and I have completed 20 county highpoints. In reality, there are only 26 actual peaks to climb, since three of the peaks lie on county boundaries, thus serving as both counties' highpoints. I have just seven peaks to go (nine counties) until my Utah county highpoint project is completed. However, in recent years I haven't done much in Utah, except for a few of the big prominent summits near the Arizona boundary.

Beaver ... Delano Peak
Box Elder ...
Bull Mountain
Cache ...
Naomi Peak
Carbon ...
Monument Peak
• Daggett ...
Eccentric Peak
• Davis ...
Thurston Peak
Duchesne ...
Kings Peak
Emery ...
East Mountain
Garfield ...
Mount Ellen
• Grand ...
Mount Waas
Iron ...
Brian Head Peak
Juab ...
Ibapah Peak
Kane ...
Navajo Cliffs
Millard ...
Mine Camp Peak
• Morgan ...
Thurston Peak
Piute ...
Delano Peak
Rich ...
Bridger Peak
• Salt Lake ...
American Twin Peak
Sanpete ...
South Tent Mountain
San Juan ...
Mount Peale
Sevier ...
Fishlake Hightop
• Summit ...
Gilbert Peak
Tooele ...
Deseret Peak
• Uintah ...
Eccentric Peak
• Utah ...
Mount Nebo
Wasatch ...
Murdoch Mountain Slope
Washington ...
Signal Peak
Wayne ...
Bluebell Knoll
• Weber ...
Willard Peak

County Map

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Remaining List

Below is a short list of other peaks in Utah that I have climbed. These are mainly highly prominent summits in the southern half of the state, convenient to Arizona and from Las Vegas, Nevada. I have every intention to add to this list. Utah has no shortage of marvelous peaks to climb!

Abajo Peak
Navajo Mountain
West Mountain
Scrub Peak


Utah County Highpoints
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Over the years I have made slow but steady progress in chipping away at the Utah County highpoints. This is partly due to my concentrating on the other nearby states to Arizona, mainly New Mexico, Nevada and Southern California. Despite my "slow" progress, I am over two-thirds finished, with 20 counties finished (including a two-fer pair), and nine to go (including two two-fer pairs). So, in truth, going by the peaks themselves, I have 19 in the books, 7 to go.

My first Utah trip was in 1998 when I set out to hike Kings Peak, the state highpoint. I was successful on that hike, but did not bother to try for other peaks at that time. I made two quick swings into southwest Utah from my folks' place in Henderson, Nevada, during 2001, bagging five more counties. In 2002 I gained two more as part of a week-long trip through Colorado and other states. I made great progress in 2003 over two trips, then did nothing for all of 2004. In 2005 I climbed one more in the state, but in 2006 I gained another six over two trips.

As you can see, I'm on a dry spell with the Utah counties for the time being. Trust me, it's on my mind but I have other priorities and I just keep putting Utah off. You can help, if you want to send me a couple thousand dollars to cover my gas, hotels and other incidentals.



Kings Peak

August 9-11, 1998

Signal Peak

June 24, 2001

Nelson Peak &
Navajo Cliffs

September 1, 2001

Brian Head Peak

1. September 1, 2001
2. July 29, 2007

Delano Peak

September 2, 2001
 

Mount Ellen

June 3, 2002

Mine Camp Peak

June 3, 2002

Mount Peale

July 31, 2003

Bridger Peak

August 8, 2003

Bull Mountain

August 10, 2003
 

Naomi Peak

August 11, 2003

Deseret Peak

August 12, 2003

Ibapah Peak

August 11, 2005

Bluebell Knoll

July 15, 2006

Fishlake Hightop

July 16, 2006
 

South Tent Peak

July 16, 2006

Monument Peak

July 17, 2006

East Mountain

July 17, 2006

Murdock W. Slope

August 15, 2006

West Mountain Peak

July 30, 2007
 

Navajo Mountain

July 6, 2009

Scrub Peak

August 5, 2009

Abajo Peak

July 10, 2010