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The Peak (123 of 131)
 Electric Peak got its name from an explorer climbing while a thunderstorm approached.  The reddish hues in the stone is from iron, and so the electric current from the storm passed easily along the mountain side.  The explorer (Powell?) reported that his hair was standing on end.

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Electric Peak got its name from an explorer climbing while a thunderstorm approached. The reddish hues in the stone is from iron, and so the electric current from the storm passed easily along the mountain side. The explorer (Powell?) reported that his hair was standing on end.