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Island in the Sky Point 6260, Utah


Prominence: 180 ft, 55 m

Elevation: 6260 feet, 1908 meters


Approx. Isolation: 0.26 mi, 0.42 km
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)38° 23' 4'' N, 109° 53' 30'' W
38.384423, -109.891599 (Dec Deg)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceUtah
County/Second Level RegionSan Juan
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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered Peakbagger.com users: 1
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Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2019-05-03 by William Musser (GPS Track)

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Another fine sandstone formation in the Islands in the Sky portion of the USGS map with over a hundred feet of prominence (nearly 200) and excellent sandstone smear scrambling opportunities right off a paved road. This peak provides the best view of Shaft BM approach so one selects the right route up that 800 foot block of rock.

The highest nearest neighbor is Pt 6329 Shaft BM and the connecting saddle is a ridge west by SW at elevation near 6080
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Prominence  Clean Prominence: 180 ft/55 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 180 ft/55 m
  Key Col: 6080 ft/1853 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.26 mi/0.42 km
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Shaft Benchmark  (SW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Intermountain West
Range3: Colorado Plateau
Range4: Canyonlands
Range5: Central Canyonlands
Drainage BasinsGreen
Colorado
Gulf of California
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Canyonlands National Park
Topo MapUpheaval Dome O38109d8 1:24,000
Data SourcePartially verified user peak addition
This peak was submitted to the Peakbagger.com database by William Musser.



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