The Samaria Mountains are located on the Idaho/Utah border just west of 1-15. The range’s high point is on Samaria Mountain, which is 7,795 feet tall. The first Mormon settlers in this area adopted the name, which has its origins in Palestine. The Samaria Mountains are linked to the Bannock Range via a long spur ridge, known as the Blue … Continue reading

Peak 7780 (Samaria Mountain)

This peak is not in the book though the Samria Mountains are discussed on page 357. Samaria Mountain is identified by name on some maps but it has not been officially recognized. The mountain is identified on the Samaria USGS quadrangle as Wood Benchmark. It is a popular destination, not because it is the highest point in the Samaria Mountains, … Continue reading