Monzanite Cliffs House Range Utah

State/Province/Region
UT
Country
US
Nearest Area
House Range Mountains
Town
Delta
Brief Directions

From Delta, Utah take U.S. Hwy 6 approximately 50 miles southwest to the Tule Valley Rd. turn off heading north. Continue on gravel road along western mountain edge approx. 9 miles to Painter Springs. The spring is marked by a small green patch of trees on left. Turn right at this four way crossroads, head towards mountains for 1.1 miles, turn right at fork, continue approx. 0.34 miles to shoot location.

Notes

Near Painter Springs monzanite cliffs are the hallmark of a prominent igneous intrusion into the surrounding limestone mountains of the Southern House Range. Minor gold prospects can be found in these tough Jurassic rocks high up in a mountain valley named Amasa Valley. Notch Peak which forms the second highest sheer cliff in the lower 48 states behind El Capitan can also be viewed on the drive to this location.

Description

Monzanite cliffs on the western side of the House Range at sunset.

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Date Added
June 7, 2012
Date Taken
June 7, 2012