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Hayden Peak
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The west face of Hayden Peak, July 2008
Highest point
Elevation 12,484 ft (3,805 m)
Prominence 1,151 ft (351 m)
Naming
Etymology Ferdinand Vandeveer Hayden
Geography
Location Summit County, Utah, United States
Parent range Uinta Mountains
Topo map USGS Hayden Peak
Climbing
Easiest route Hike

Hayden Peak is a peak on the western edge of the High Uintas Wilderness in the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest in the western Uinta Mountain Range Summit County, Utah, United States.

Description

The mountain is home to mountain goats, pika and many species of wildflowers. The peak is named for Ferdinand Hayden, an American geologist noted for his pioneering surveying expeditions of the Rocky Mountains in the late 19th century.

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