April 17, 2016 - cedar mountains high point day hike

This is an all-day trip to the high point of the Cedar Mountains west of Salt Lake. The loop starts at a fun narrows scramble, then climbs a ridge to the south of the summit. From here, a wild horse trail runs to the summit crags, where a straightforward scramble takes you to the top, with great views over cliffs, sand dunes and salt flats. We descend via Quincy Spring Canyon, with more cliffs and scenery. The hiking is often steep, mostly off-trail and involves a bit of easy scrambling with mild exposure; boots are highly recommended. We'll start early so that we can get home at a reasonable hour. This is one of Donn's favorite West Desert hikes.

Level:MSD-
Miles:9.0
Vertical:2800'
Route:Shuttle
Pace:Moderate
Organizer:Donn Seeley
Phone:801-706-0815
Date:Sun Apr 17 2016
Meeting Place:Utah Travel Council Lot - 110 E 300 N
Meeting Time:8:00 am

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