Kings Peak Summit Views

Views from the top of Kings Peak 13,528'

Uinta Mountains, Northeastern Utah

The sky was mostly overcast and only opened for a few minutes at a time. But the visibility was still very good, if you strained, you could see most of the Wasatch Mountains to the west.


Monday September 1, 2003



Looking south toward big Mount Emmons
Lake Atwood is visible on the far left.




Looking west over Yellowstone Creek and Garfield Basin.
Cleveland Peak and Squaw Peak are visible in the background.
The Lake in the middle left is called Five Point Lake and has a Guard Station by it.




From Front to Back:
Superior Lake
Wilson Peak
Spread Eagle Peak, Yard Peak, Lovenia, The Cathedral, Lamotte Peak and Wasatch Peak.




Explorer Peak with the Wasatch Mountains in the far distance.




Squaw Peak with Mount Timpanogos in the far distance on the left.




Spread Eagle Peak, Ostler Peak, Lovenia Peak and East Lovenia Peak.




Foreground: Wilson Peak
3rd Row: Red Knob
4rth Row: The Cathedral
5th Row: Lamotte Peak




Wasatch Peak and Northwest Wasatch




Tokewanna Peak 13,165'




And if you strain your eyes in the right direction (SSW),
you can see the tallest mountain in the Wasatch range.
In the far distance on the left is Mount Nebo, on the right is Santaquin Mountain.




Looking west toward Red Castle Peak
In the far distance is the Wasatch Mountains: Willard Peak and the Wellsvilles.




Distance: Lamotte Peak, Red Knob, Wasatch Peak, Northern Wasatch Peak, Tokewanna Peak
Foreground: Wilson Peak, Squaw Peak, Red Castle.




The eastern reaches of the Uinta Mountain Range,
almost none of these peaks are named.




From the summit of Kings Peak looking Northeast over West Gunsight Peak,
Gunsight Peak and Gilbert Peak 13,442', the 3nd hightest peak in Utah.




Gunsight Peak with Gilbert Peak in the background.




Looking east from the summit of Kings Peak over Painter Basin.




Looking south toward South Kings Peak 13,512' the 2nd Highest Peak in Utah.







Thanks to Gloria and Jared

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