SELKIRK MOUNTAINS

The Selkirk mountains begin on Mica Peak west of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho and extend north, paralleling the Idaho/Washington border for more than 100 miles, into Canada. These mountains, which are up to 30 miles wide in places, surround the Priest Lake basin. The Selkirk peaks are formed of granite from the Kaniksu Batholith and Spokane Dome granite and Precambrian rocks … Continue reading

Peak 7682

This peak is not in the book. Peak 7682 sits roughly 1.0 miles northeast of Peak 7714, the Boundary County High Point. Access is via the trail that crosses the connecting ridge between the two peaks. Class 2 USGS Topo: Pyramid Peak … Continue reading

Blue Mountain

This peak is not in the book. Blue Mountain is located in the Priest Lake State Forest and has 242 feet of prominence. It is one of four peaks that are accessible from the¬†Schweitzer Mountain ski resort. The other three peaks all have greater than 300 feet of prominence but no names. Use the link below to the Hike North … Continue reading

Silver Dollar Peak

Climbing information for this peak is found on pages 39-40 Silver Dollar Peak is an impressive summit with four ridges and three large faces. The peak is located in the Selkirk Mountain Range in the Kaniksu National Forest. The Climbing Guide describes a Class 3 route to the summit and a technical route on the peak’s west ridge. Use the … Continue reading

Long Mountain (Peak 7265)

Climbing information for this peak is found on page 37. Long Mountain is an attractive peak with a long summit ridge that is located in the Selkirk Crest Management Area within the Kaniksu National Forest. The peak sits on the divide located between Long Creek and Parker Creek. Use the link below to the Hike North Idaho website for a … Continue reading

Pyramid Peak 7355

Climbing information for this peak is found on page 38. This Pyramid Peak is the northernmost of ten Idaho summits with the word “pyramid” in its name. The peak lies south of Long Mountain¬†and is located within the Selkirk Crest Management Area of the Kaniksu National Forest. Use the link to the Hike North Idaho website for a recent trip … Continue reading

Twin Peaks

Climbing information for this peak is found on page 39. Twin Peaks, appropriately named because of its twin summits, is located 2.5 mile northeast of Chimney Rock. Twin Peaks lie within the Kaniksu National Forest. Use the link below to the Hike North Idaho website for a recent trip report. USGS Topo: The Wigwams … Continue reading

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