Clearwater Mountains

* Peaks listed in Elevation order; highest to lowest
PhotoPeak NameMountain RangeElevationProminenceYearDescription
Stripe Mountain by Ken JonesSouthern Clearwater Peaks9,001 ftThis peak is found on pages 73 and 74.
Stripe Mountain is the highest point in the Clear ... read more
Approaching the lookout. Salmon MountainSouthern Clearwater Peaks8,943 ft13832017Climbing information for this peak is found on page 73.
Salmon Mountain is the tallest s ... read more
Buffalo Hump by Victor ZhouSouthern Clearwater Peaks8,938 ftBuffalo Hump is found on page 70. Thanks to Victor Zhou for this page writeup and photos.
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Pyramid Peak 8369Southern Clearwater Peaks8,369 ftThis peak is found on page 70.
Pyramid Peak is located in the read more
Gospel PeakSouthern Clearwater Peaks8,345 ftThis peak is found on page 69.
Gospel peak is another read more
Grave Peak By Dan SaxtonCentral Clearwater Peaks8,282 ftThis peak is found on page 68. Grave Peak is an impressive summit topped by a fire lookout. Thank ... read more
Sabe MountainSouthern Clearwater Peaks8,245 ft11792017Climbing information for Sabe Mountain is found on page 73.
Sabe Mountain is located bet ... read more
The scenic fire lookout is in poor condition. Burnt KnobSouthern Clearwater Peaks8,196 ft7162017This peak is not in the book.
Burnt Knob is one of the most spectacular summits in the s ... read more
Nearing the supmmit of Three Prong Mountain. Mike Hays Photo Three Prong Mountain by Mike HaysSouthern Clearwater Peaks8,182 ft862This peak is found on page 73. The best access is from the read more
Gospel HillSouthern Clearwater Peaks8,121 ftThis peak is not in the book.
Gospel Hill is located roughly 1.1 miles west above read more
Dry Saddle Peak from the east on a smoky day. Peak 8040 ( Dry Saddle Peak)Southern Clearwater Peaks8,040 ft4002017This peak is not in the book.
Dry Saddle Peak sits just above Dry Saddle on the read more
Fenn MountainCentral Clearwater Peaks8,021 ft1988This Selway Crags peak is found on page 65.
Even though this peak just barely tops 8,000 ... read more
Peak 7940 from the west. Peak 7940Southern Clearwater Peaks7,940 ft3802017This peak is not in the book.
Peak 7940 is another high point along the read more
Peak 7933 (White Top Mountain West)Central Salmon River Mountains7,933 ft3732017This peak is not in the book.
Peak 7933 sits northeast of Burnt Knob. The peak is arguab ... read more
White Top Mountain from Burnt Knob. White Top MountainSouthern Clearwater Peaks7,886 ft246Climbing information for this peak is found on page 83.
White Top Mountain sits northeas ... read more
Hidden PeakCentral Clearwater Peaks7,826 ftA seldom visited summit in the middle of the Selway Bitterroot Wilderness. Although trails lead to its summit, ... read more
Elk Mountain from the northwest. Mike Hays Photo Elk Mountain (7826) by Mike HaysSouthern Clearwater Peaks7,826 ft2166Climbing information for this p2k peak is found on page 71.
Elk Mountain is the highest ... read more
Southwest Butte. Mike Hays Photo Southwest Butte by Mike HaysSouthern Clearwater Peaks7,814 ft2354This p2k summit is not in the book.
Southwest Butte is the highpoint of a small group of ... read more
Chimney PeakCentral Clearwater Peaks7,680 ft1988This peak is discussed on page 65.
It takes a lot of effort to drive to the Selway Crags ... read more
The summit. Mike Hays Photo Bilk Mountain by Mike HaysSouthern Clearwater Peaks7,610 ft510Climbing information for this peak is found on page 71. The shortest approach is from read more
Peak 7515 by Mike HaysCentral Clearwater Peaks7,515 ft4151988This peak is not in the book.
Peak 7515 is located a little north-northwest of Big Fog ... read more
The summit of Peak 7390 is not remarkable. However, if you walk to the southern slopes there is a good view across the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness. Peak 7390Southern Clearwater Peaks7,390 ft6902017This peak is not in the book.
Peak 7290 serves as a gateway to the northwestern corner o ... read more
Granite PeakSouthern Clearwater Peaks7,232 ftThis peak is found on page 73.
  The Nez Perce National Forest maintains a nice we ... read more
Green Mountain and its tall, nearly abandoned lookout. Green MountainSouthern Clearwater Peaks7,227 ft7072017This peak is found on page 73.
Green Mountain is a broad summit with an imposing wooden ... read more
Bear Mountain 7184 by Dan SaxtonCentral Clearwater Peaks7,184 ftThis Clearwater peak is found on page 68. Thanks to Dan Saxton for the following update.
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Pot MountainNorthern Clearwater Mountains7,139 ftPot Mountain is found on page 63.
Pot Mountain is the highest point on the Pot Mountain ... read more
Big Fog Mountain. Dave Pahlas Photo Big Fog MountainCentral Clearwater Peaks7,122 ft3271988Climbing and access information for Big Fog Mountain is found on page 67.
The toughest p ... read more
Moose ButteSouthern Clearwater Peaks7,122 ftThis peak is found on page 72.
The Forest Service maintains a web site for the trail tha ... read more
Black MountainNorthern Clearwater Mountains7,078 ftClimbing information for this peak is found on page 63.
Black Mountain, located in the C ... read more
South Butte by Ken JonesNorthern Clearwater Mountains6,994 ftThis peak is not in the book.
South Butte, the highest point of the Monumental Buttes, has ... read more
Moose Creek Buttes by Dan SaxtonCentral Salmon River Mountains6,937 ftThis peak is found on pages 63 and 64. The Moose Creek Butte area has been a mythical area from me ever si ... read more
Widow MountainNorthern Clearwater Mountains6,828 ftThis peak is found on page 60.
Widow Mountain is reached from the same trailhead as Look ... read more
Lookout MountainNorthern Clearwater Mountains6,789 ftThis peak is found on page 60.
The Forest Service states of this peak "Part of the Marble ... read more
Snow PeakNorthern Clearwater Mountains6,738 ft1984This peak is discussed on pages 60 to 62.
Snow Peak is a rugged summit worth visiting. T ... read more
Cold Springs PeakNorthern Clearwater Mountains6,731 ftThis peak is found on page 63.
Cold Springs Peak is found on the Pot Mountain Ridge comp ... read more
Scurvy MountainNorthern Clearwater Mountains6,691 ftThis peak is not in the book.
Scurvy Mountain is a fire lookout site in the Clearwater N ... read more
Junction MountainNorthern Clearwater Mountains6,457 ftThis peak is not in the book.
This peak came to my attention thanks to the Hiking from H ... read more
Blackdome PeakNorthern Clearwater Mountains6,412 ftThis peak is found on page 62.
I have not climbed this peak although I did drive close b ... read more
Grandmother MountainNorthern Clearwater Mountains6,369 ft1983This peak is found on page 60.
Hike this peak and read more
Grandfather MountainNorthern Clearwater Mountains6,306 ft1983This peak is found on page 60.
This peak and nearby read more
Marks ButteNorthern Clearwater Mountains6,279 ft1984This summit is not in the book.
Marks Butte is named on the Grandmother Mountain USGS Qu ... read more
Bald MountainNorthern Clearwater Mountains5,334 ft1984This peak is found on page 60.
By my count there are 44 Idaho summits that incorporate t ... read more
Clarke MountainAlbion Range5,285 ftThis peak is not in the book.
Clarke Mountain sits above the North Fork Clearwater River ... read more
Moscow MountainNorthern Clearwater Mountains4,983 ft20931985Climbing information for p2k Moscow Mountain, the highpoint of the Palouse subrange of the Clearwater Mou ... read more
East Moscow MountainNorthern Clearwater Mountains4,721 ft1311984Climbing information for East Moscow Mountain, the lower eastern summit of the Palouse Range highpoint, Mos ... read more
Three Tree ButteNorthern Clearwater Mountains3,330 ft1983This peak is found on page 60.
When I hiked this peak in 1983, there was clear cutting i ... read more
CLEARWATER MOUNTAINSClearwater Mountains0 ftThe Clearwaters are Idaho's largest mountain grouping and cover most of north central Idaho. These mountains a ... read more
Little Goat MountainsNorthern Clearwater Mountains0 ftThe Little Goat Mountains re a petite subrange of the Clearwater Mountains. The range is located north of Dwor ... read more
Hoodoo Mountains and the Palouse RangeNorthern Clearwater Mountains0 ftThis minor group of Clearwater summits is separated from the main body of Clearwater peaks to the east by the ... read more
Sheep Mountain RangeNorthern Clearwater Mountains0 ftThe Sheep Mountain Range is located northeast of the town of Headquarters and is situated inside a major bend ... read more
Selway Crags / Wounded Doe RidgeCentral Clearwater Peaks0 ftThe Selway Crags are found at the southern edge of the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness Area. (This rugged area is ... read more