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The first time I visited King's Peak in Utah it was with the same guys that got me started in mountaineering. Rich, Matt, Scott and myself set out in May of 2000. It was far from ideal conditions when we set out on the second day, but we had no idea that we would be forced off the mountain by a blizzard and that Rich would be seperated from the group to face a spring avalance and wander lost until just before sunset. Click here for pictures from the 2000 trip.

The second trip was a July bid with my trustworthy climbing partner Jimmy. Although ultimately successful, we faced swarms of mosquitoes and crowds of people enjoying Pioneer Day, a Utah state holiday. Click here for pictures from the 2008 trip

Map of US HighPoints
KEY: States: Green - summited, Yellow - attempted, White - Not visited
Dots: Green - State Lowpoint, Red - State Highpoint

 

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