ALBION RANGE

The Albion Range extends 25 miles north from the Idaho/Utah border to a point just south east of Burley. The range varies in width from 10 to 25 miles and includes a parallel southwestern ridgeline named Middle Mountain, and an eastern ridgeline known both as the Malta Range and the Cotterell Mountains. On the main Albion crest, Cache Peak reaches … Continue reading

Connor Ridge

This peak is not in the book. The summit of Connor Ridge is located just east of the Pomerelle Ski area. When there is no snow you can follow a road that leaves from the lodge to within a short distance of the summit. The hike to the summit climbs 600 feet and 1.6 miles. Use Google Maps to reach … Continue reading

Peak 7715 (City Peak)

This peak is not in the book. Peak 7715 sits southwest of the many rock formations that make the City of Rocks so popular with rock climbers. The peak is an easy climb from Emigrant Summit. There is good parking on the pass and open slopes all the way to the summit which is 1.2 miles and 880 feet above. … Continue reading

Peak 8762

This peak is not in the book. This peak is the highest point in the Pomerelle Ski area. It’s summit can be reached from the ski area lodge by walking up the runs or from the Mount Harrison Road by following a 4WD road up from the Twin Lakes Campground. Of course, you can also ride the ski lifts almost … Continue reading

Peak 7689

This peak is not in the book. This rugged, granite encrusted peak is often referred to by locals as Granite Mountain and sometimes as Sleeping Woman Mountain. The mountain is part of the City of Rocks National Preserve. Private property blocks access from the east but its base can be reached by trail from the west. Although trees reach nearly … Continue reading

Smoky Mountain

This peak is not in the book. Smoky Mountain a big, somewhat isolated peak located at the southern end of the Albion Range by the village of Almo. Private property blocks access on all but the east side of this big juniper covered mountain. The recommended route is to climb the peak from Smoky ┬áMountain CG administered by the National … Continue reading

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