Elevation

11,035 ft / 3,363 m

#242 in Utah

#4,454 in United States

Prominence

5,810 ft / 1,771 m

#4 in Utah

#72 in United States

Summits

68 summits

#9 in Utah

#566 in United States

Top climbing months

August   29%

October   25%

July   23%

Most climbed route

South Willow Creek

Highlights

  • Deseret Peak is the highest peak in the Stansbury Mountains. It's one of the 57 "Ultras" -- mountains with over 5,000 ft of prominence -- in the lower 48 states.
  • Located in the Deseret Peak Wilderness.
  • The area is a contrast of the alpine wilderness with the surrounding desert basin and is very popular with hikers.
  • The trail that leads to the peak is easily accessible from Salt Lake City.
  • The mountain offers views of the Bonneville Salt Flats, the Great Salt Lake, and the surrounding towns and mountain ranges.
  • On a clear day, it is possible to see Mount Nebo, the highest peak in the adjacent Wasatch Mountains.
8 summits • 7.6 mi • 3,305 ft gain • 4 hr 17 min
2 summits • 8.5 mi • 3,539 ft gain • 6 hr 30 min

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