Brian Head Peak

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Brian Head Peak
Brian Head Peak is located in Utah
Brian Head Peak
Brian Head Peak
Iron County, Utah, U.S.
Elevation 11,307 ft (3,446 m)[1]
Prominence 3,747 ft (1,142 m)[1]
Location
Range Markagunt Plateau
Coordinates 37°40′52″N 112°49′53″W / 37.6810885°N 112.8313316°W / 37.6810885; -112.8313316Coordinates: 37°40′52″N 112°49′53″W / 37.6810885°N 112.8313316°W / 37.6810885; -112.8313316[2]
Topo map USGS Brian Head

Brian Head Peak, at 11,307 feet (3,446 m) high is the highest peak on the Markagunt Plateau and in Iron County in southwestern Utah.[3] Brian Head Peak is located east of Cedar City and just north of Cedar Breaks National Monument in Dixie National Forest.[4] The town of Brian Head at the western base of the mountain is the location of the Brian Head Ski Resort.

There is a Forest Service lookout on the peak that was built in 1934-1935, and there is also a road to the summit that can be driven in summer.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Brian Head, Utah". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 27 May 2012. 
  2. ^ "Brian Head". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  3. ^ "Markagunt Plateau-Zion". Peakbagger. Retrieved 27 May 2012. 
  4. ^ "Brian Head Peak". SummitPost.org. Retrieved 27 May 2012. 
  5. ^ Staff. "Brian Head Peak Observation". Dixie National Forest, U.S. Forest Service. Retrieved 27 May 2012.