The following list is my consensus favorite peak list. It’s hard to pick and rank favorite Idaho climbs when there are so many that standout for me. However, the following peaks continue to rise to the top in my mind.
|Photo||Peak Name||Mountain Range||Elevation||Year||Description|
|1||Mount Idaho||Lost River Range||12,065 ft||1990||Route information for this 12er peak is found on pages 277 to 278. Also see Wes Collin's article on read more|
|2||USGS Peak||Lost River Range||11,982 ft||1995||This peak is found on page 284.
USGS Peak, unofficially named in honor of all USGS surve ... read more
|3||Bell Mountain||Lemhi Range||11,612 ft||1982||This peak is found on pages 305 and 306.
Table of contents: (1) first entry be ... read more
|4||Mount Heyburn||Sawtooth Range||10,200 ft||1996||Climbing information for this peak is found on pages 170 to 171. The only route on this page is the Stur ... read more|
|5||Peak 11272||White Cloud Mountains||11,272 ft||1992||This peak is found on page 223.
This impressive but unnamed summit is a pyramid-shaped g ... read more
|6||Big Baldy Peak||Central Salmon River Mountains||9,705 ft||1991||Access and hiking information for this peak is found on pages 117 to 118.
Big Baldy Peak ... read more
|7||Freeman Peak||Beaverhead Range||10,273 ft||1994||This peak is found on pages 320 to 322.
Freeman Peak 10,273 feet, Beaverhead Ra ... read more
|8||Mount Regan||Sawtooth Range||10,190 ft||1986||This peak is found on pages 159 to 160.
Mount Regan 10,190 feet, Sawtooth Range. Southea ... read more
|9||Old Hyndman Peak||Pioneer Mountains||11,775 ft||1990||Route information for this 11er peak is found on pages 250 to 251. New route information is found below. ... read more|
|10||Mount Borah||Lost River Range||12,662 ft||1981, 1999||The Standard route on 12,662 foot Mount Borah is always a great climb and #10 on my Favorite Climb list. Borah ... read more|
|11||Diamond Peak||Lemhi Range||12,197 ft||1980||Climbing information for Diamond Peak is found on page 308.
Diamond Peak is the fourth ... read more
|12||Mount Corruption||Lost River Range||11,857 ft||1992||This peak is found on page 282.
One of my favorite idaho climbs. Back in 1992 when I climb ... read more
|13||Sacajawea||Lost River Range||11,936 ft||2000||See page 274 in the book for access information. Also see Wes Collin's article on read more|
|14||Triple Peak||Lost River Range||11,280 ft||2003||This peak is listed as Peak 11280+ in the book on page 282. At the time of the second edition, I was almos ... read more|
|15||Peak 10405||White Cloud Mountains||10,405 ft||1996||This peak is found on page 228.
This peak is one of my favorites climbs because it is a ... read more
|16||Fenn Mountain||Central Clearwater Peaks||8,021 ft||1988||This Selway Crags peak is found on page 65.
Even though this peak just barely tops 8,000 ... read more
|17||Scotchman Peak||Cabinet Mountains||7,009 ft||1984||This peak is found on page 53. A P2K summit.
The fifth most prominent peak in Idaho with ... read more
|18||Chimney Rock||Selkirk Mountains||7,124 ft||1984||Climbing information for this peak is found on pages 40 to 43.
Chimney Rock is one of Id ... read more
|19||Sunny Bar Peak||Lemhi Range||10,512 ft||2015||This peak is found on page 310. A new route is added below.
Sunny Bar Peak is seldom cli ... read more
|20||Umpleby Peak||Lemhi Range||10,713 ft||2005||Climbing information for Umpleby Peak is found on page 305.
Umpleby is a special and uni ... read more
|21||Tower of Babel||Seven Devil Mountains||9,269 ft||1984||This peak is found on pages 98 to 99.
No doubt in my mind, this peak is star of the Seve ... read more
|22||Cabin Creek Peak||Eastern Salmon River Mountains||9,968 ft||1988||This peak is found on pages 130 to 131.
One of Idaho's true hidden treasures, Cabin Cree ... read more
|23||Iron Mountain||Soldier Mountains||9,694 ft||1998||Iron Mountain is found on page 215.
All of the routes to this peak involve long approa ... read more
|24||Devils Throne||Seven Devil Mountains||9,280 ft||1990||This peak is found on pages 101 to 103.
The Devils Throne is a long way from Sheep Lake ... read more
|25||Mount Heinen||Boise Mountains||6,336 ft||2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2013, 2014||This peak is not in the book. I climb it almost every year--its a great training peak and rewarding hike.< ... read more|