Selway Crags / Wounded Doe Ridge

The Selway Crags are found at the southern edge of the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness Area. (This rugged area is discussed in the book beginning on page 64.) This region contains the most extensively glaciated peaks in the central Clearwater Mountains. It is vertical country which is not crowded and is well worth a visit. Chimney Peak and Fenn Mountain are most … Continue reading

Chimney Peak

This peak is discussed on page 65. It takes a lot of effort to drive to the Selway Crags from just about any place. The access road alone has a record number of water bars to slow you down. The trails do not see much maintenance. The peaks do not rival the lofty summits of eastern Idaho. Is it worth … Continue reading

Fenn Mountain

This Selway Crags peak is found on page 65. Even though this peak just barely tops 8,000 feet, it is one of Idaho’s best. Like any peak in the Selway Crags its takes a lot of effort to get to the base of the peak. Once you are there, you will find a classic scramble leading to the summit.   … Continue reading