Galena Peak

Elevation: 11,153 ft
Prominence: 733

Climbing directions for this 11er peak are found on page 234.


Idaho’s 94th highest peak is one of the most a popular ascents in the Ketchum/Sun Valley area. The peak is most often climbed from ID-75 from either Cherry Creek or Senate Creek. The book provides directions for an ascent from Cherry Creek. Use the link below for Dan Robbins’ trip report for an ascent from Senate Creek. Great views abound from this summit.

Galena Peak from Senate Peak.

Galena Peak from Senate Peak.

Galena Peak via Cherry Creek. Margo Mandella GPS track and graphic.

Galena Peak via Cherry Creek. Margo Mandella GPS track.

Galena Peak via Senate Creek. Margo Mandella GPS Track and graphic.

Galena Peak via Senate Creek. Margo Mandella GPS Track.

The summit of Galena Peak.

The summit of Galena Peak.

The final section up the peak's west ridge.

The final section up the peak’s west ridge.

A spire on the peak's southeast ridge.

A spire on the peak’s southeast ridge.

The top of the mountain.

The top of the mountain.

 


 

Mountain Range: Boulder Mountains

Year Climbed: 1990

Longitude: -114.604105   Latitude: 43.88975

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