SAINT JOE MOUNTAINS

The Saint Joe Mountains form a high ridge line that runs 45 miles east to west between the Saint Joe and the Coeur d’Alene rivers. The range reaches its highest and most rugged heights northeast of Saint Maries, on a ridge anchored by Reeds Baldy and Latour Peak, the latter mountain being the highest Saint Joe summit at 6,408 feet. … Continue reading

Mount Coeur d’Alene

This peak is not in the book. Mount Coeur d’Alene is located approximately 9 miles southeast of the city of Couer d’Alene in the Coeur d’Alene National Forest. Mount Coeur d’Alene’s tree covered summit is reached by both trail and road. Google Maps provides driving directions to the former fire lookout site at the summit. The Caribou Ridge National Recreation Trail will … Continue reading

Latour Peak

This p2k  peak, the highest summit in the Saint Joe Mountains and Kootenia County is found on page 57. Latour Peak has 2,028 feet of prominence and this coupled with its status as both the highest peak in the Saint Joe Mountains and Kootenia County make it a popular destination. USGS Twin Crags Ken Jones provided the following directions to … Continue reading

Reeds Baldy

This peak is found on pages 57 to 58. Reeds Baldy is a big dirigible-shaped peak located 2.8 miles south of Iron Mast Mountain and 2 miles northeast of Saint Joe Baldy. From the roadway north of Saint Joe Baldy [(B)2)(a)], follow the unmaintained ridge trail to the summit. This trail used to be maintained all the way to Latour … Continue reading

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