Peak 7549

This peak is not in the book. This unnamed Cuddy Mountain is located within the Payette National Forest. There is a road that crosses the peak’s summit within 100 feet of the highest point. However, road access is difficult and a 4WD is needed. Use the directions found on the Cuddy Mountain page to get you to the Buck Park … Continue reading

Hitt Mountain

Hitt Mountain is found on page 103. Hitt Mountain is the second highest summit in the Hitt Mountains. It is located roughly 2.5 miles south of Sturgill Peak, the range’s high point. The peak is most easily reached from the broad saddle between it and Sturgill Peak. This saddle can be reached from several directions but I recommend utilizing the … Continue reading

Cuddy Mountains

The Cuddy Mountains are located on Idaho’s western border, northwest of Council, Idaho and are managed by the Payette National Forest. Cuddy Mountain at 7,867 feet is the range’s high point. Cuddy Mountain is the 25th most prominent peak in Idaho and it sits atop a high rolling, somewhat uniform mountain plateau chracterized by interpresed meadows and forest. In the … Continue reading

Iron Mountain 6492

This peak is not in the book. Another Idaho peak named Iron Mountain. However, this one actually has an old iron mine near its summit according to Ray Brooks. I do not know much about this peak. Ray reports you can drive within 700 vertical feet of the summit and Dan Robbins reports you can climb in winter conditions. Please … Continue reading

Cuddy Mountain

Cuddy Mountain is found on page 103. Cuddy Mountain is the highest point in the Cuddy Mountains as well as Washington County. It has 2,770 feet of prominence which ranks it 25th in Idaho.┬áThere are two ways to reach the summit. One involves a long, difficult drive and a short walk and one involves a steep trail hike which gains … Continue reading

Sturgill Peak

Sturgill Peak is found on page 103. Sturgill Peak is the highest point in the Hitt Mountains and the fifteenth most prominent Idaho summit with 3,449 feet of rise. The peak’s summit is accessible via a rough road. Most high clearance vehicles will be able to use this road when it is dry. Drive US-95 10.0┬ámiles north of Weiser and … Continue reading