The Black Pine Mountains are located just north of the Utah border and west of I-84. Geographically, the range is the most distinctly defined mountain range in Idaho. It is surrounded by wide, flat valleys, and rises steeply on all sides. Geologically, the range is a textbook example of a Great Basin mountain range. The fault block, which forms the … Continue reading

Black Pine Peak

This peak is found on page 351. This officially named peak is either the highest or the second highest point in the Black Pine Mountains. Lists of John pickes this summit but acknowledges that the USGS benchmark resides on the summit 1.25 miles to the north which is known as Black Peak is not inmthe high point. Climb them both. … Continue reading