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Ensign Peak is a peak in the foothills near downtown Salt Lake City, Utah. It is approximately one mile (1. 6 km) north of the Utah State Capitol and sits almost directly behind it. On July 26, 1847, Brigham Young and other early members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) climbed this hill and gave the peak its present name. The hill has religious significance in LDS Church history and in its symbolism. Ensign Peak Advisors is an investment manager for assets of the LDS Church and is named after Ensign Peak.

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Ensign Peak, Salt Lake City, Utah 84103

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