Observation Benchmark, Utah

Prominence: 148 ft, 46 m

Elevation: 6708 feet, 2045 meters

True Isolation: 0.29 mi, 0.47 km
Peak TypeBenchmark/Trig Point
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)37° 17' 2'' N, 112° 56' 20'' W
37.283784, -112.938809 (Dec Deg)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionWashington

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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 31
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 27)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2012-11-16 by Steven Thompson (GPS Track)
     2016-11-22 by Nathan Leroy
     2017-01-26 by Dustin Erickson
     2017-11-10 by John Morrow
     2017-11-25 by Ryan Rex
     2018-07-05 by Jon Avery (GPS Track)
     2018-09-07 by David Comerzan
     2018-10-31 by Greg Gerlach
     2020-10-12 by TJ Kodras (GPS Track)

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Observation Benchmark as seen from just off the trail on the approach (2016-11-22). Photo by Nathan Leroy.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 148 ft/46 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 228 ft/70 m
  Key Col: 6560 ft/1999 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.29 mi/0.47 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 37.2867, -112.935
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Blew By Peak  (NE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Intermountain West
Range3: Colorado Plateau
Range4: Central Utah Plateaus
Range5: Markagunt Plateau-Zion
Drainage BasinsColorado
Gulf of California
Pacific-Central America/Mexico
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Zion National Park
Wilderness/Special Area: Zion Wilderness Area
Topo MapTemple of Sinawava O37112c8 1:24,000
Data SourcePartially verified user peak addition
This peak was submitted to the database by Steven Thompson.
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