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James_B_Wads2000
12-07-2005, 05:32 PM
Yeah its true on top of Pahvant Butte in Central Utah. Not build by ancient people but by some guys in the 20's. It was supposed to be a wind power plant but was never finished. A couple of friends of mine went out there a couple of weeks ago. Here are some cool pics and a video.

James

Sombeech
12-07-2005, 05:40 PM
That's cool. It looks like a Halo multiplayer board.

Iceaxe
12-07-2005, 05:58 PM
Cool - You and your pals visit some obscure stuff.... Seems like I remember reading an article in the newspaper about this place a couple of years ago.

And yeah.... it does look like Halo :popcorn:

accadacca
12-07-2005, 06:49 PM
WOW! I had no idea. Nice editing on the video....... :five: That's cool James.

Hey how is that GPS software coming along?

rockgremlin
12-07-2005, 08:59 PM
It's like I always say: You could spend an entire lifetime in this state, and still never see the half of it. That's really cool! I had no idea!!

Glockguy
12-07-2005, 11:54 PM
Do you have the GPS coords? Someone try to find it on google earth...it would look cool on there.

Udink
12-08-2005, 07:28 AM
I found it at N39

James_B_Wads2000
12-08-2005, 09:15 AM
Cool - You and your pals visit some obscure stuff.... Seems like I remember reading an article in the newspaper about this place a couple of years ago.

And yeah.... it does look like Halo :popcorn:

It

Iceaxe
12-08-2005, 09:46 AM
That reminds me Shane, when are we going to climb Notch Peak? We got to get some non-canyoneering stuff on that site of yours

I'm working on putting up some cool arches in the Moab area that are off the beaten path.

hank moon
01-01-2008, 10:17 AM
[quote=James_B_Wads2000]It

James_B_Wads2000
01-01-2008, 10:52 AM
[quote=hank moon][quote=James_B_Wads2000]It

hank moon
01-01-2008, 01:41 PM
The shallow red water snakes through the white crystallized rocks. On the windward side of the Jetty a berg of salt foam collects and shudders in a light breeze. It

hank moon
01-01-2008, 01:46 PM
There it was.

For years I've wondered.

Did anyone else call it Sugarloaf?

On all the maps I've seen, in all the promotional pamphlets I've read, the volcano is listed as "Pahvant Butte". On the other hand, my whole life I've heard it referred to as Ol' Sugarloaf. My dad called it that. My grandpa called it that. My uncles called it that. But outside of the family it's "Pahvant Butte".

Grandpa even took us up there to see the project he helped work on in the 1920's: a huge wind-powered electric generator. They barely got the barracks and the footings for the windmill completed when the backer ran out of money.


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