Peak 8745 (Goat Creek Peak)

This peak is not in the book. Goat Creek Peak, as you might expect, is located above a drainage named Goat Creek. More specifically, this Goat Creek flows westward off a high ridge known as the Log Mountain/Deadwood Divide (page 117 in the book). Even more to the point, the peak is located on the section of the divide bordering … Continue reading

Pilot Peak 8420

This peak is not in the book. This Twin summited peak with a long east-west summit ridge is located east of the South Fork Salmon River in the northern part of the Salmon River Mountains. A fire lookout sits on its lower western summit. This summit is designated as the named peak. It has only 120 feet of prominence. FS-341 … Continue reading

Missouri Ridge

This peak is not in the book. Missouri Ridge is located due south of Pinnacles Peak. Climbing directions for Pinnacles Peak are found on page 121 of the book. The Missouri Ridge Route also works for ascents of Pinnacles Peak. Take the Missouri Creek trail until you reach a cabin. From this point, an old trail proceeds to the top … Continue reading

Peak 8817

This peak is not in the book. Peak 8817 is another peak that is along the main route to Big Baldy Peak. Peak 8817 is located on the Frank Church Wilderness of No Return boundary, just northeast of Pistol Rock. The summit can be easily reached from the trail, FST-088 [(C)(1.4)(a) or (1.3.2)(a)]. Use the links below to read about … Continue reading

Peak 9160 (Big Baldy Ridge)

This peak is not in the book. Located deep in the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness of the Boise National Forest, Peak 9160, Big Baldy Ridge, sits due west of Buck Lake. The peak is easily climbed from the trail to Big Baldy Peak. This trail┬ápasses over the peak’s northern ridge at 8,800 feet. Keep in mind that … Continue reading

Peak 9109

This peak is not in the book. Peak 9109 is located along the Big Baldy Ridge in the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness within the Boise National Forest. The trail to Big Baldy passes right below its summit. As a matter of fact, I walked right by it in 1991. John Platt and Dave Pahlas recently climbed its … Continue reading

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