8,726 ft / 2,660 m


1,006 ft / 307 m


5 summits

Top climbing months

November   60%

July   20%

August   20%

Most climbed route

To/from Lower Basin Road


  • Horse Ranch Mountain is the highest point in Zion National Park
"Drove up from Vegas to do this short hike. We met at the Kolob Canyon visitor center, then drove about an hour to the trailhead. There is quite a bit of private property up here and the route we used to the summit did cross it. I tried to get contact info for the land owner before leaving Vegas, but was unsuccessful. Previous trip reports mentioned meeting the landowner near the trailhead and getting permission in person, so that's what we were hoping for. Well, we never saw the guy. We made sure to follow the rules that the landowner had requested of a previous party and stayed on their" - Kevin, Nov 5, 2017
"Took the easy approach from Lower Basin Road. After that it was all cross-country and some awful bushwacking. The summit had some blocks to get you over the scrub with great views of Kolob Canyons and Signal Mt. I placed a summit register on top as I'm curious to see how many people actually make an effort to suffer up this thing." - Christopher, Jul 24, 2013



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