The Knob

This peak is not in the book. The Knob is a prominent peak in the middle section of the Bennett Mountain Hills with 874 feet of prominence. See the link to Dan Robbin’s trip report for details on how to reach it’s summit. USGS Dempsey Meadows … Continue reading

Bennett Mountain

This peak is not in the book. Scenic Bennett Mountain is the highest point in the Bennett Mountain Hills and has 1,981 feet of prominence. Unfortunately, it’s summit is surrounded by private land which is not open to the public. A road leads to its summit which has a number of electronic installations.There is a small section of BLM land … Continue reading

South Bennett Mountain

This peak is not in the book. The south summit of Bennett Mountain has 301 feet of prominence and is located on BLM land. This peak can be accessed from the west over BLM land by leaving ID-20 on a two track soon after passing the Tollgate Historical site. I will update this page as information becomes available. … Continue reading


The Bennett Mountain Hills (aka Mount Bennett Hills run west to east from Teapot Dome northeast of Mountain Home, Idaho east to ID-75, a distance of more than 50 miles. Bennett Mountain is the high point of this range at 7,438 feet. ID-20 and the Camas Prairie border this upland along it’s northern side and the Snake River Plain forms … Continue reading

Packer Butte

This peak is not in the book. Packer Butte is an attractive summit located northeast of Bennett Mountain and close to ID-20 and the Mount Bennett Road. The summit is situated on State of Idaho Land which theoretically should be open to the public. However, the status of the land is not clear to me. The┬áState of Idaho often leases … Continue reading

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