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

Pistol Rock

Climbing and access information for this peak is found on page 117. Pistol Rock is located northeast of Chilcoot Peak in the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness, which is located within the Boise National Forest. The peak, which has 1,298 feet of prominence, has a lower southern summit identified as Trapper Mountain. Use the links below for John … Continue reading

Chilcoot Peak

Access and climbing information for this peak is found on page 118. Chilcoot Peak is located on the western edge of the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness within the Boise National Forest. A fire lookout was placed on the summit in 1933. However, the lookout was destroyed in 1969. This area is seldom visited by peakbaggers and a … Continue reading

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