A short, easy stroll to a ranked summit
Escalante Butte as seen fron Desert View Point.
Cardenas Butte as seen from Desert View Point.
I followed my nose to the somewhat subtle highpoint and found Navajo Point Benchmark. This was abou a 1/3 mile cross country stroll from the Desert View parking lot.
Cedar Mountain lives above the rim of the canyon on the east end of the park.
Afterwards I took a cruise through the park and picked out various other summits from established viewpoints. Here is interesting UN 6,633 from the top of the Grandview Trail.
O'Neill Butte (center of photo) from the west. We climbed it the following morning.
View toward the north rim. Isis Temple is the pointy peak on the left and Cheops Pyramid is the flat-topped peak in the center of the photo.
Bright Angel Canyon as seen from the south rim.