Stripe Mountain by Ken Jones

This peak is found on pages 73 and 74. Stripe Mountain is the highest point in the Clearwater Mountains and a P2K peak. There is no short way to approach this remote summit. The following trip report is by Ken Jones. Drive: Trailhead is at Salmon Base Camp, a former campground that has burned and is no longer signed or … Continue reading

Buffalo Hump by Victor Zhou

Buffalo Hump is found on page 70. Thanks to Victor Zhou for this page writeup and photos. Buffalo Hump is a major summit in the Clearwater Mountains of Central Idaho. Though it falls less than a hundred feet lower than the range’s highpoint, Stripe Mountain, Buffalo occupies a sweet spot in the center of the southern portion of the range, … Continue reading

Gospel Peak

This peak is found on page 69. Gospel peak is another Gospel Hump Wilderness Peak located along FS-444. The road passes along the peak’s western and southern slopes at between 7,800 and 8,000 feet. Climb the peak from the road.   … Continue reading

Gospel Hill

This peak is not in the book. Gospel Hill is located roughly 1.1 miles west above Pyramid Peak and directly west of Upper Pyramid Lake is located in the Gospel Hump Wilderness Area south of Grangeville, Idaho. Although called a “Hill” it is a legitimate peak with over 380 feet of prominence. The peak and many surrounding peaks can be accessed … Continue reading

Pyramid Peak 8369

This peak is found on page 70. Pyramid Peak is located in the Gospel Hump Wilderness Area south of Grangeville, Idaho. The peak and many surrounding peaks can be accessed from FS-444 (see page 80). This road cuts into the middle of the Wilderness proving amazingly good access to the high country. The peak can be climbed from the road … Continue reading

Granite Peak

This peak is found on page 73.   The Nez Perce National Forest maintains a nice web on a trail that brings you within a half mile of the summit. Evidently, the trail over the summit has faded away. Check out the Forest Service site for updates. The Forest Service description of the trail is as follows: Scenic views are … Continue reading