Mount Hillers facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsMount Hillers
Mount Hillers at the core of the Henry Mountains
|Elevation||10,741 ft (3,274 m) NAVD 88|
|Prominence||3,337 ft (1,017 m)|
|Isolation||7.01 mi (11.28 km)|
|Parent peak||Mount Pennell (11,413 ft)|
|Etymology||John Karl Hillers|
|Location||Garfield County, Utah, U.S.|
|Parent range||Henry Mountains|
|Topo map||USGS Cass Creek Peak|
|Age of rock||Oligocene|
|Type of rock||Igneous|
|Easiest route||class 3 scrambling|
It was named by Almon Harris Thompson for John Karl Hillers, a government photographer.
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.
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