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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
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
Mountain type Laccolith
Type of rock Igneous
Easiest route class 3 scrambling

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.

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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