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Ascent of Bruin Point on 2021-04-06

Climber: Keaton Reed

Date:Tuesday, April 6, 2021
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
    Motorized Transport to Summit:Car
Peak:Bruin Point
    Location:USA-Utah
    Elevation:9250 ft / 2819 m

Ascent Trip Report

We went up the water canyon road, which was in great shape most of the way. We checked out the old mining tram and the old asphalt mines. The ribbons of color in the striated formations were very beautiful. We also saw an frozen waterfall, which was nice. We tried to drive to the summit of Bruin Point, but once we got to the final switchback the road became too muddy for us to continue, so we turned around.

We also investigated the coking kilns near Sunnyside, the old bathhouses and bunkhouses in Whitmore Canyon, and the numerous archaeological sites in Ninemile Canyon. I've added up all this mileage and elevation in this entry.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:400 ft / 121 m
    Total Elevation Loss:400 ft / 121 m
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:400 ft / 121 m
    Loss on way in:400 ft / 121 m
    Distance:4 mi / 6.4 km
    Start Trailhead:9250 ft / 2819 m
Descent Statistics



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