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Ascent of Bruin Point on 2007-08-13

Climber: Edward Earl

Date:Monday, August 13, 2007
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Bruin Point
    Location:USA-Utah
    Elevation:10184 ft / 3104 m

Ascent Trip Report

From US-6 about 13 miles SE of Price, I turned off on the signed UT-123 toward Sunnyside and noted my odometer. At 11.2 miles, the centerline ends just before a huge rectangular mine building on the right. At 14.1 miles, I turned off on an unpaved road, suitable for any street-legal vehicle, where a FS sign says, among other destinations, that it is 5.5 miles to Bruin Point. This road heads up Water Canyon. At 16.4 miles a side road proceeds straight ahead; I continued on the main road which is a sharp switchback to the left. At 17.7 miles, I parked at a switchback at 8800 feet and Earlized the rest of the way to the summit. However, a person with a Martinizing mindset could do so in any street legal vehicle. There are several towers on the summit.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1384 ft / 422 m
    Elevation Loss:1384 ft / 422 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:1384 ft / 422 m
    Distance:3 mi / 4.8 km
    Trailhead:Water Canyon  8800 ft / 2682 m
    Time Up:1 Hours 10 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:1384 ft / 422 m
    Trailhead:8800 ft / 2682 m
    Time Down:1 Hours 



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