Camelback Mountain

This Pocatello area peak is not in the book. Camelback Mountain sits due east of Pocatello, and north of Chinese Peak, in the appropriately named Pocatello Range. From Pocatello’s West Bench, the peak looks like a camel laying down, with its “head” the far-most right bump in the photo and its summit on the middle bump. The peak is located on … Continue reading

Peak 6180

This Pocatello area peak is not in the book. Peak 6180 is located southeast of Pocatello and east of I-15 at the southern end of the Pocatello Range. Rapid Creek is located along the east and north sides of the peak, and Sorrelle Canyon lies on the west side. Peak 5932 is located just west of 6180. Peak 6180 is … Continue reading

Peak 6361

This peak is not in the book. Peak 6361 and it’s popular Pocatello Range neighbor, Chinese Peak, rise up over east Pocatello and can be reached by various routes that cross over it’s summit. The two most popular are the ATV track that links it with Chinese Peak and the road system that follows Blackrock Canyon to the saddle between … Continue reading

Peak 6361

This peak is not in the book. Peak 6361 sits about a mile south of Chinese Peak. A road leads to the top of Chinese Peak so the easiest way to climb this peak is to follow the ridge over from that peak. USGS Inkom More info to come. … Continue reading

Chinese Peak, aka Chinks Peak

This peak is not in the book. This peak is the highest point in the portion of the Portneuf Range called the Pocatello Range. The peak is a fire lookout site and a road leads to the top. The peak was known for years as Chinks Peak. Lately, in respons to the political correctness movement efforts were made to change … Continue reading