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.  USGS Pyramid Peak … Continue reading

Blue Mountain

This peak is not in the book. Blue Mountain 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 Idaho website for a trip report that will get … 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 book has a Class 3 route to the summit and a technical route on the peak’s west ridge. Use the link below for a more recent trip report found on the Hike North Idaho website. … Continue reading

Long Mountain 7265

Climbing information for this peak is found on page 37. Long Mountain is an attractive peak with a long summit ridge and it sits on the divide between Long Creek and Parker Creek. Use the link below to the Hike North Idaho website for a great photo of the peak and a more detailed route description than the one in … Continue reading

Twin Peaks

Climbing information for this peak is found on page 39. Twin summitted Twin Peaks is located 2.5 mile north of Chimney Rock. Use the link below to the Hike North Idaho website for a recent trip report. … Continue reading

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