Mount Heyburn

Elevation: 10,200 ft

Heyburn from above Saddleback Lakes

This peak is found on pages 170 to 171.


Mount Heyburn 10,200 feet, Sawtooth Range. Stur Chimney. (Grade II, 5.2). A two pitch climb on solid granite.

The west face of Mount Heyburn from Braxon Peak (with the West Pinnacle in the foreground).

The west face of Mount Heyburn from Braxon Peak (with the West Pinnacle in the foreground).

Another closer view of the Stur Chimney from the base of the slabs that lead up to it.

Another closer view of the Stur Chimney from the base of the slabs that lead up to it.

Rappelling down the slabs. This shot gives a feeling for slabs that lead up to the Stur Chimney.

Rappelling down the slabs. This shot gives a feeling for slabs that lead up to the Stur Chimney.

The Stur Chimney.

The Stur Chimney.

Heyburn from above Saddleback Lakes

Heyburn from above Saddleback Lakes

Mount Heyburn from the Grand Mogul.

Mount Heyburn from the Grand Mogul.

The West Pinnacle of Mount Heyburn from the Grand Mogul.

The West Pinnacle of Mount Heyburn from the Grand Mogul.

A view of some of the terrain on the northwest side of Heyburn.

A view of some of the terrain on the northwest side of Heyburn.

Heyburn from the road into Redfish Lake.

Heyburn from the road into Redfish Lake.

Mountain Range: Sawtooth Range

Year Climbed: 1996

First Ascent Information:

  • First Ascent Year: 1935
  • Season: Summer
  • Route: Southwest Ridge
  • Party: Robert Underhill, Mrriam Underhill and Dave Williams
  • Other First Ascent: Stur Chimney
  • Year: 1958
  • Season: Spring
  • Party: Fred Beckey, Jerry Fuller and Jim Ball.
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  • Other First Ascent: Winter ascent Stur Chimney
  • Year: 1975
  • Season: Winter
  • Party: W. Cove and L. Adkins (or Luis Stur and Fred Beckey if you count April 3, 1961 as a winter ascent).
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  • Other First Ascent: East Face / Snow Couloir
  • Year: 1947
  • Season: Summer
  • Party: Iowa Mountaineers: E. Carter, C. Fisher, B. Merriam and C. Wilcox

Longitude: -114.9767   Latitude: 44.1010

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