Hayden Peak

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This peak is clearly visible from the highway but there is no route to the summit. Rising about 2,500 to 3,000 feet above the meadows, this quartzie peak presents a degree of challenges for the scrambler.

Elevation (feet): 12,479
Elevation (meters): 3,804
Continent: North America
Country: United States
Range/Region: Uinta Range
State: Utah
Latitude: 40.7356
Longitude: -110.844
Difficulty: Scramble
Best months for climbing: Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Nearest major airport: Salt Lake City
Convenient Center: Kamas, Utah

Thanks to Joseph V. Hirniak for adding this peak.

Trip Reports

NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name

There are 3 trip reports for Hayden Peak.

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  • Log #16048 - by Greg Andersom on Sep 18, 2004
    Great climb! Found my own route up to connecting ridge and mistakenly went to thr left of the summit approach. Found an accessable coulier on the North side, summited and then found the correct route...
  • Log #16049 - by Mick Wenzbauer on Aug 20, 2001
    Rugged peak! Not a long climb from the Highline trailhead, but rough travel most of the way. Challenging scrambling in a variety of spots. Beautiful summit and great views. One chimney on the way to...
  • Log #16050 - by Joseph V. Hirniak on Mar 09, 2001
    A tough non-technical peak that requires scrambling and exposure to some hairy cliffs. There are no trails to the summit but it doesn't take long to rise above the treeline where one can spot a...