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There is a short side trail called Vista Mound that we took on the way back. If you can't make it all the way to Ensign Peak, you could just walk here and have a pretty great view.

Ensign Peak

Ensign Peak is a place of historical significance for Utahns. Just 2 days after he entered the Salt Lake Valley, Brigham Young, recently recovered from a serious illness, climbed Ensign Peak and surveyed the valley. He envisioned the valley brimming full with residents, and laid the plans for the grid system…

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Dad and the older boys at the top.

Buffalo Peak Hike

We tried a new little-known hike today called Buffalo Peak Hike. This is the peak you can see from the valley floor just one peak north of Squaw Peak. We liked this hike because it was short and easy, but allowed us to "summit" which is something our boys have never…