Mount Hillers

Mount Hillers is a summit in the Henry Mountains range, in Garfield County, Utah, in the United States. Its elevation is 10,741 feet (3,274 m)  NAVD 88.[1]

Mount Hillers
Mount Hillers at the core of the Henry Mountains in Utah.jpg
Mount Hillers at the core of the Henry Mountains
Highest point
Elevation10,741 ft (3,274 m)  NAVD 88[1]
Prominence3,337 ft (1,017 m) [1]
Parent peakMount Pennell (11,413 ft)[2]
Isolation7.01 mi (11.28 km) [2]
Coordinates37°53′15″N 110°41′51″W / 37.8874879°N 110.6973711°W / 37.8874879; -110.6973711Coordinates: 37°53′15″N 110°41′51″W / 37.8874879°N 110.6973711°W / 37.8874879; -110.6973711[3]
Geography
Mount Hillers is located in Utah
Mount Hillers
Mount Hillers
Location in Utah
Mount Hillers is located in the United States
Mount Hillers
Mount Hillers
Mount Hillers (the United States)
LocationGarfield County, Utah, U.S.
Parent rangeHenry Mountains
Topo mapUSGS Cass Creek Peak
Geology
Age of rockOligocene
Mountain typeLaccolith
Type of rockIgneous
Climbing
Easiest routeclass 3 scrambling[2]

It was named by Almon Harris Thompson for John Karl Hillers, a government photographer.[4][5][6]

ClimateEdit

Spring and fall are the most favorable seasons to visit Mount Hillers. According to the Köppen climate classification system, it is located in a Cold semi-arid climate zone, which is defined by the coldest month having an average mean temperature below 32 °F (0 °C), and at least 50% of the total annual precipitation being received during the spring and summer. This desert climate receives less than 10 inches (250 millimeters) of annual rainfall, and snowfall is generally light during the winter.

See alsoEdit

 
Mt. Hillers (right) and parent Mt. Pennell (left), seen from Lake Powell

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Mount Hillers, Utah". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2016-04-21.
  2. ^ a b c "Hillers, Mount - 10,737' UT". listsofjohn.com. Retrieved 2020-09-12.
  3. ^ "Mount Hillers". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2016-04-21.
  4. ^ "Mount Hillers (UT)". summitpost.org. Retrieved 24 June 2014.
  5. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. pp. 157.
  6. ^ https://gotbooks.miracosta.edu/gonp/3Dcanyons/html/escalante.htm

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