Brian Head, Utah

Prominence: 3747 ft, 1142 m

Elevation: 11,307 feet, 3446 meters

True Isolation: 42.54 mi, 68.46 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 11,312 ft / 3448 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)37° 40' 52'' N, 112° 49' 52'' W
37.681209, -112.831221 (Dec Deg)
338523 E 4172023 N, Zone 12 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionIron (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Brian Head:
     2000-foot Prominence CoHPs - 48 States (Rank #97)
     100 Highest CoHPs in Lower 48 (Rank #92)
     U.S. National Forest High Points (Rank #35)
     USA Lower 48 Top 400 Peaks by Prominence (Rank #177)
     Utah County High Points (Rank #15)
     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #103)
     Western Contiguous USA CoHPs (Rank #101)
     Western USA CoHPs (Rank #110)
     Western USA Peaks with 25 miles of Isolation (Rank #112)
     Utah Peaks with 25 miles of Isolation (Rank #11)
     Utah County Prominence Peaks (Rank #13)
     Utah Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #18)
     Utah Peaks with 1000 feet of Prominence (Rank #18)

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)
       Hiking Utah’s County High Points (Baker)

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 312
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 298)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2001-09-01 by Scott Surgent
     2006-06-04 by Eric Kassan
     2007-08-26 by Mike Gourley
     2007-10-09 by Mike Gourley
     2010-03-18 by Greg Bramlet
     2010-07-11 by James Barlow
     2011-09-18 by James Barlow
     2011-10-23 by Bob Burd
     2013-06-11 by Scott Chruszcz
     2014-01-10 by Andrew Sharp (GPS Track)
     2015-06-18 by Valerie Norton
     2016-08-11 by J.J. Fernandez
     2016-08-29 by Richard Hensley (GPS Track)
     2016-09-17 by Keaton Reed
     2016-11-06 by Xander Kerr
     2017-09-02 by Gustav Sexauer
     2018-05-16 by Adam Walker
     2018-06-16 by Tom Gathright
     2018-08-05 by BMS 914 (GPS Track)
     2018-09-08 by Barrett Wood
     2019-07-27 by Alicia Baker
     2020-03-28 by Eric Gilbertson
     2020-07-10 by Rebecca Peterson
     2021-06-19 by Aaron Kissel
     2021-06-27 by Eric Noel (GPS Track)
     2021-07-26 by Brett Marciasini (GPS Track)
     2021-08-07 by Joseph Hirniak
     2021-08-12 by David Comerzan
     2021-09-04 by Paul Gamache (GPS Track)
     2021-09-11 by Paula Raimondi (GPS Track)
     2021-10-16 by Jeremy Haddock

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Winter travel to Brian Head summit, about 1985 (2016-08-08). Photo by Richard Carey.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 3747 ft/1142 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 3787 ft/1154 m
  Key Col: 7560 ft/2304 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 42.54 mi/68.46 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 38.19654, -112.403226
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Circleville Mountain  (NNE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Intermountain West
Range3: Colorado Plateau
Range4: Central Utah Plateaus
Range5: Markagunt Plateau-Zion (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsSevier
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Dixie National Forest (Highest Point)
Topo MapBrian Head O37112f7 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Climbing up the southwestern face of Brian Head (2019-04-08). Photo by David Perez.
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A hazy Brian Head from where I parked (2021-08-07). Photo by Joseph Hirniak.
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