Mount Peale

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Mt. Peale is the highest peak in the LaSal Mountains in southeastern Utah. At 12,721 feet it is also the highest peak in the state outside of the Uinta Mountains. A good dirt road leads to LaSal Pass at just over 10,000 feet making the standard climb relatively short. The ascent is via a trail at first that leads to a narrow, rocky gully. Ascend this gully, which holds snow well into summer, and walk the easy ridgeline to the summit. Outstanding views.

Elevation (feet): 12,721
Elevation (meters): 3,877
Continent: North America
Country: United States
Range/Region: Colorado Plateau
State: Utah
Latitude: 38.4383
Longitude: -109.229
Difficulty: Walk up
Best months for climbing: Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
Nearest major airport: Salt Lake City
Convenient Center: Moab

Thanks to Mick Wenzbauer for adding this peak.

Trip Reports

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

There are 2 trip reports for Mount Peale.

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  • Log #17732 - by Warren Pierpont on Sep 21, 2004
    STARTED HIKING FROM THE LASAL PASS ROAD WHERE THEIR IS A SIGN THAT SAYS MT. PEALE HIGHEST POINT IN THE LASAL'S, AND THEN WENT UP THROUGH A OPEN MEADOW AND SMALL AREA OF TREES TOWARD'S THE BOTTOM OF...
  • Log #17733 - by Mick Wenzbauer on Nov 13, 2002
    Fairly easy climb from LaSal Pass. Trail quickly fades in trees, and a steep ascent leads to obvious rock gully. No snow in the gully this year due to heat and mild winter. Appears most people leave...