Grass Mountains

The Grass Mountains are located northeast of New Meadows and east of US-93. The Goose Creek/Hazard Lake Road parallels the east side of this subrange. This convoluted divide trends from north to south for roughly 16 miles and encompasses several mountain lakes and bald ridgelines that offer scenic vistas and good hiking. I included Granite Mountain as part of the range and … Continue reading

Peak 8071

This peak is not in the book. This peak, which has slightly less than 300 feet of prominence, is located southwest of the Grass Mountains High Point. It is a short Class 2 stroll from that peak. Use the direction on the Grass Mountains HP page to get to the west side of the high point. From the saddle keen … Continue reading

Bally Mountain

This peak is not in the book. l do not know much about this peak but it appears that there is a trail leading to its summit.  The peak is located northwest of Goose Lake and Granite Mountain.The trail to the summit, FST-166, is 1.75 miles long with 1,200 feet of elecation gain. From New Meadows drive north for 4.0 … Continue reading

Peak 8156 (Grassy Twin Peak)

This peak is not in the book. This attractive peak sits directly south of Hard Peak and between the Grassy Mountain Lakes to the north and Frog Lake to the south. It’s granite encrusted north face drops precipitously into the Grassy Mountain Lakes. It can be most easily accessed from the trail that crosses the Grass Mountains crest between it and … Continue reading

Peak 8180 (Grass Mountains High Point)

This peak is not in the book. The high point of the Grass Mountains is located just south of Peak 8156 (Grassy Twin Peak) and Frog Lake. The recomended route is a ridge traverse from the trail that crosses the Grass Mountains crest  and can be easily accessed from the trail that leads to the lake. This trail leaves the … Continue reading

Hard Peak

This peak is not in the book. Hard Peak (called Hard BM on the Lists of John website) is not to be confused with Hard Butte which is several miles to the north. This summit can be climbed via the Grass Mountain trail which is accessed via FS-257, the Goose Lake/ Hazard Lake Road. Page 134 in the book. Follow … Continue reading

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