Western Salmon River Mountains

* Peaks listed in Elevation order; highest to lowest
PhotoPeak NameMountain RangeElevationProminenceYearDescription
North LoonWestern Salmon River Mountains9,322 ftThis peak is discussed on page 112.
North Loon is a hard peak to reach. The traverse bet ... read more
South Loon PeakWestern Salmon River Mountains9,287 ft2012This peak is found on page 112.
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Storm PeakWestern Salmon River Mountains9,080 ft1989This peak is found on page 112.
While not the most impressive Lick Creek Range summit, i ... read more
Nick PeakWestern Salmon River Mountains9,064 ft2204This peak is discussed on pages 113-114.
Nick Peak has been on my list forever but I onl ... read more
Peak 9027 (McCabe Peak)Western Salmon River Mountains9,027 ftThis peak is found on page 112 and 113.
  This is a hard to reach summit. John P ... read more
Sawtooth PeakWestern Salmon River Mountains8,875 ft1988This peak is found on page 113.
I do not know of any one who has tried this peak's north ... read more
Patrick ButteWestern Salmon River Mountains8,841 ftAccess and climbing information for this peak is discussed on page 109.
Patrick Butte se ... read more
Peak 8808Western Salmon River Mountains8,808 ft508This peak is found on page 112.
In the book I mistakenly stated this peak was found on t ... read more
Bruin MountainWestern Salmon River Mountains8,767 ft1995This peak is found on page 111.
An often over looked peak, Bruin Mountain is a good goal ... read more
Storm DomeWestern Salmon River Mountains8,758 ftThis peak/formation is found on page 112.
I am still waiting for some on to tell me that ... read more
Rain PeakWestern Salmon River Mountains8,755 ft1999This peak is found on page 113.
Rain peak is part of a long Lick Creek Range ridge that is ... read more
Bear Pete MountainWestern Salmon River Mountains8,752 ft2009This peak is discussed on page 111.  
I climbed this peak with John Platt and Br ... read more
Peak 8744 (Tsum Peak)Western Salmon River Mountains8,744 ftThis peak is not in the book.
John Platt keeps expanding the known peak world around McCal ... read more
Peak 8740 (Idler Peak)Western Salmon River Mountains8,740 ft520This peak is not in the book.
Idler Peak sits on the Lick Creek Range crest above Idler ... read more
Peak 8731 (Rainbow Peak)Western Salmon River Mountains8,731 ft471This peak is not in the book.
Rainbow Peak, named after the nearby Rainbow Lakes, sits o ... read more
Buckhorn PeakWestern Salmon River Mountains8,724 ftThis peak is found on page 114.
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Blackmare PeakWestern Salmon River Mountains8,724 ftThis peak is found on page 115.
Blackmare Peak is over seven miles from the nearest trailh ... read more
Peak 8724 (Buck Peak)Western Salmon River Mountains8,724 ft503This peak is not in the book.
Buck Peak is located northeast of read more
Peak 8708 (Thirtythree Peak)Western Salmon River Mountains8,708 ftThis peak is not in the book.
Peak 8708 (Thirtythree Peak) is located in the read more
Square TopWestern Salmon River Mountains8,681 ft1987This peak is found on page 116.
Reaching this peak involves a long hike. read more
Peak 8662 (Lost Art Peak)Western Salmon River Mountains8,662 ftThis peak is not in the book.
Another John Platt McCall classic. This peak is located di ... read more
Hard ButteWestern Salmon River Mountains8,659 ft1990This peak is found on pages 109 to 110.
Another Idaho peak with the ruins of a fire look ... read more
Beaverdam PeakWestern Salmon River Mountains8,653 ftThis peak is found on page 113.
Beaverdam anchors the south end of a major ridge line in ... read more
Thunderbolt MountainWestern Salmon River Mountains8,652 ft1990This peak is found on page 117.
Thunderbolt is a granite encrusted summit that defines I ... read more
Peak 8647 (Teardrop Peak)Western Salmon River Mountains8,647 ft467This Lick Creek Range peak is not in the book.
Another Lick Creek Range peak ascended by ... read more
Diamond Ridge PeakWestern Salmon River Mountains8,618 ft2015This peak is not in the book.
Diamond Ridge Peak is the highest point on Diamond Ridge. It ... read more
Peak 8614 (Burnside Peak)Western Salmon River Mountains8,614 ft2014This peak is not in the book.
The area of the western Salmon River Mountains known as the ... read more
Peak 8610 (Paintbrush Peak)Western Salmon River Mountains8,610 ft670This peak is not in the book.
Paintbrush Peak is a prominent summit in the northern sect ... read more
Bruin Peak aka South Bruin MountainWestern Salmon River Mountains8,607 ft1995This peak is found on page 111.
Bruin Peak, the lower but more rugged of summit of the ... read more
Peak 8605 (Wanderlost Peak)Western Salmon River Mountains8,605 ft425This peak is not in the book.
Wanderlost Peak is located north of Lick Creek Summit and ... read more
Peak 8573 (Humdinger Peak)Western Salmon River Mountains8,573 ftThis peak is not in the book.
This peak sits west of Hum Lake and north of Foolhen Peak. ... read more
Peak 8571 (Bearpaw Peak)Western Salmon River Mountains8,571 ft311This peak is not in the book.
Bearpaw Peak sits along the main Lick Creek Range crest, e ... read more
Peak 8565Western Salmon River Mountains8,565 ftThis peak is not in the book.
Peak 8565 is remote and not easily reached. It's sits on a ... read more
Steamboat MountainWestern Salmon River Mountains8,540 ftThis peak is not in the book.
This peak can be reached by a trail. It is located in an a ... read more
Steamboat PeakWestern Salmon River Mountains8,533 ftThis peak is not in the book.
Steamboat has over 2000 feet of prominence and thus, is hi ... read more
Peak 8525 (Solitaire Peak)Western Salmon River Mountains8,525 ft2015This peak is not in the book.
This peak is the westernmost summit on Diamond Ridge. This r ... read more
Snowslide PeakWestern Salmon River Mountains8,522 ft1988This peak is found on page 113.
Climb this peak and read more
Black Tip Mountain and Black TipWestern Salmon River Mountains8,500 ft10402006Black Tip is found on page 111 of the book.
The description in the book is somewhat misl ... read more
Granite Mountain 8479Western Salmon River Mountains8,479 ft1990Hiking information for this peak is found on page 111.
Granite Peak is the highest point ... read more
Diamond RockWestern Salmon River Mountains8,460 ft2015This peak is not in the book.
Diamond Rock is a misnamed peak as it is not capped by an ... read more
Peak 8420 (Mac Han Peak)Western Salmon River Mountains8,420 ft800

This peak is not in the book.


Mac Han Peak is located ... read more
Pearl PeakWestern Salmon River Mountains8,414 ftThis peak is not in the book.
This peak is identified as the Pearl triangulation station ... read more
Peak 8409 (Hum #5)Western Salmon River Mountains8,409 ftThis peak is not in the book.
This peak is the fifth peak on the impressive east-west r ... read more
Peak 8386 (Diadem Peak)Western Salmon River Mountains8,386 ft2015This peak is not in the book.
This peak sits above Trail Lake on Diamond Ridge and due nor ... read more
Peak 8380 WestWestern Salmon River Mountains8,380 ftThis peak is not in the book.
An impressive east-west ridge line parallels Lick Creek an ... read more
Peak 8380 EastWestern Salmon River Mountains8,380 ftThis peak is not in the book.
This peak sits east of Hum Lake on an impressive east-wes ... read more
Boulder MountainWestern Salmon River Mountains8,377 ft7972006Find this summit on page 114 in the book.
This peak, one  of three Idaho summits named ... read more
Peak 8356 (Cly Basin Peak)Albion Range8,356 ft599This peak is not in the book.
This is another remote Lick Creek Range summit.  Cly Basi ... read more
Peak 8349 (Frosty Peak)Western Salmon River Mountains8,349 ft369This peak is not in the book.
Frosty Peak is located due north of Sesech Summit and west ... read more
Peak 8347 (Black Pearl Peak)Western Salmon River Mountains8,347 ft2014This peak is not in the book.
Another Lick Creek Range peak scoped out by John Platt. This ... read more
Jughandle MountainWestern Salmon River Mountains8,340 ft2002Jughandle is found on page 114. Michael Stoger and his climbing partners put up many new routes on this pe ... read more
Peak 8340 (Lower Black Tip Mountain)Western Salmon River Mountains8,340 ft320This peak is not in the book.
This peak sits just southeast of read more
Peak 8332 (Vics Peak)Western Salmon River Mountains8,332 ftThis peak is not in the book.
Another Lick Creek Range peak explored by John Platt. This ... read more
Lava ButteWestern Salmon River Mountains8,328 ft1995Find this peak on page 111.
Lava Butte sits in the middle of an extensive area that burn ... read more
Needles PeakWestern Salmon River Mountains8,294 ft1988This peak is found on pages 115 to 116.
Needles Peak in general is just a big rounded, ... read more
Peak 8289 (Foolhen Peak)Western Salmon River Mountains8,289 ftThis Lick Creek subrange peak is not in the book.
Another peak from John Platt's endless ... read more
Sams ThroneWestern Salmon River Mountains8,283 ft1995This peak is found on pages 110 to 111.
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Peak 8270Western Salmon River Mountains8,270 ftThis peak is not in the book.
Another peak climbed by John Platt, Lord of the Lick Creek ... read more
Rapid PeakWestern Salmon River Mountains8,264 ftThis peak is found on pages 114 and 115.
Rapid Peak is an attrative, pointed summit loca ... read more
Peak 8256Western Salmon River Mountains8,256 ftThis peak is not in the book.
Peak 8256 is located on the border of Idaho County and Val ... read more
Peak 8253 (Petes Peak)Western Salmon River Mountains8,253 ft553This peak is not in the book.
Petes Peak is located in the Lick Creek Mountain Range, ea ... read more
Hershey ButteWestern Salmon River Mountains8,232 ftThis peak is found on page 110.
 
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Hershey PointWestern Salmon River Mountains8,232 ftThis peak is found on page 110.
This peak falls just short of 300 feet of prominence but n ... read more
SLAB BUTTEWestern Salmon River Mountains8,225 ft2000Slab Butte is found on page 111.
Below are new routes on Slab Butte 8,225 feet. A ... read more
Peak 8220Western Salmon River Mountains8,220 ft2015This peak is not in the book.
The Payette River forms the southern boundary of the weste ... read more
Scott MountainWestern Salmon River Mountains8,214 ft2015This peak is not in the book.
Scott Mountain is an active fire lookout located in the so ... read more
Peak 8213 (Yockwah Peak)Western Salmon River Mountains8,213 ft384This peak is not in the book.
Yockwah Peak is located just west of Box Lake. The trail t ... read more
Peak 8202Western Salmon River Mountains8,202 ft2015This peak is not in the book.
This peak can be easily reached from the road to read more
Peak 8180 (Grass Mountains High Point)Western Salmon River Mountains8,180 ft2016This peak is not in the book.
Grass Mountains High Point (Peak 8180) is the highest poin ... read more
Peak 8156 (Grassy Twin Peak)Western Salmon River Mountains8,156 ft3362016This peak is not in the book.
This attractive Payette National Forest peak sits directly ... read more
Peak 8151 (Maki Peak)Western Salmon River Mountains8,151 ftThis peak is not in the book.
This peak sits east of read more
Peace RockWestern Salmon River Mountains8,132 ftThis peak is not in the book.
Peace Rock sits west of Deadwood Reservoir. I know little ... read more
Hard PeakWestern Salmon River Mountains8,126 ft2016This peak is not in the book.
Hard Peak (called Hard BM on the Lists of John website) is ... read more
Peak 8124 (Serene Peak)Western Salmon River Mountains8,124 ft2016This peak is not in the book.
I recommend climbing this peak from read more
Green MountainWestern Salmon River Mountains8,093 ftThis peak is not in the book.
This peak is near Paddy Flat. Click on John, Lick Creek, P ... read more
Peak 8039 (Hard Creek Peak)Western Salmon River Mountains8,093 ftThis peak is not in the book.
Hard Creek Peak is a northwestern Salmon River Summit whic ... read more
Peak 8074 (Lake Rock Peak)Western Salmon River Mountains8,074 ftThis peak is not in the book.
Lake Rock Peak and read more
Peak 8071Western Salmon River Mountains8,071 ft2016This peak is not in the book.
This peak, which has slightly less than 300 feet of promin ... read more
Peak 8041Western Salmon River Mountains8,041 ftThis peak is not in the book.
One of two peaks sitting east of Lick Creek Summit, this pea ... read more
Peak 8028 (Buissons Peak)Western Salmon River Mountains8,028 ft488This peak is not in the book.
Buissons Peak is located in the Lick Creek Range and north ... read more
Lake RockWestern Salmon River Mountains8,001 ftThis peak is not in the book.
Lake Rock sits above Lake Rock Lake. What's in a name? Joh ... read more
Twin PeaksWestern Salmon River Mountains7,980 ftThis twin summitted peak is not in the book.
This two summitted mountain, known officially ... read more
Peak 7889 (Flying Fish Peak)Western Salmon River Mountains7,889 ftThis peak is not in the book.
Many Lick Creek peaks are festooned with granite towers an ... read more
Lightning Creek RocksWestern Salmon River Mountains7,829 ftThis formation/peak is not in the book.
Lightning Creek Rocks is a high point and part of ... read more
Peak 7789Western Salmon River Mountains7,789 ftThis peak is not in the book.
This unnamed peak sits directly north of Big Creek Summit ... read more
Peak 7642 (Brush Peak)Western Salmon River Mountains7,642 ftThis peak is not in the book.
Another peak climbed by John Plant, Master of the Lick Cre ... read more
Bog Benchmark/Deadwood LookoutWestern Salmon River Mountains7,589 ftThis peak is not in the book.
Bog BM is located south of Deadwood Reservoir. The peak h ... read more
Stolle MountainWestern Salmon River Mountains7,563 ft1988, 1988This peak is found on pages 116 to 117.
This tree covered summit once held a minimalist fi ... read more
Peak 7541Salmon River Mountains7,541 ftThis peak is not in the book.
John Platt climbed this peak which sits north northeast of ... read more
Peak 7356 (Coochman Point)Western Salmon River Mountains7,356 ftThis peak is not in the book.
This rather remote peak is located near Black Tip Mountain ... read more
Rattlesnake PointWestern Salmon River Mountains7,260 ft
This peak is not in the book.
Rattlesnake Point rises 520 feet above its conne ... read more
Peak 7191 (Granite Lake Point)Western Salmon River Mountains7,191 ftThis peak is not in the book.
Granite Lake Point sits just south of Granite Peak. Reachi ... read more
Packer John MountainWestern Salmon River Mountains7,100 ft1520This peak is not in the book.
Packer John Mountain is located in the North Fork Range (a ... read more
Garden MountainWestern Salmon River Mountains7,008 ft2009This peak is not in the book because of nearby roads. However, before the snow melts it is a good peak to ... read more
Bally MountainWestern Salmon River Mountains6,818 ft1198This peak is not in the book.
l do not know much about this peak but it appears that the ... read more
Cougar RockCentral Salmon River Mountains6,800 ft1988This formation is found on page 116.
While not a true mountain summit, this formation is ... read more
Peak 6740 (Sater Point)Western Salmon River Mountains6,740 ftThis small peak is not in the book.
If you are looking for a short hike into seldom visi ... read more
Peak 6648Western Salmon River Mountains6,648 ft308This peak is not in the book.
Peak 6648 is located west of Warm Lake and southwest of read more
Split Creek PointWestern Salmon River Mountains6,628 ft2016This peak is not in the book.
Split Creek Point was once the home of a 75 tall foot look ... read more
Peak 6513 (Payette Point)Western Salmon River Mountains6,513 ftThis peak is not in the book
Although, this peak does not have 300 feet of prominence it ... read more
Kline MountainWestern Salmon River Mountains5,946 ft660This peak is not in the book.
Kline Mountain sits just west of the northwest corner of W ... read more
Sixmile Ridge, Peak 5891 and Krassel KnobWestern Salmon River Mountains5,895 ft475These peaks are not in the book. I have combined the three summits on Sixmile Ridge on this page. The coor ... read more
Bald MountainWestern Salmon River Mountains5,122 ft2015This peak is not in the book.
One of the shortest of the 47 Idaho peaks with a name cont ... read more
Peak 3868Western Salmon River Mountains3,668 ft2009This peak is not in the book. 
I traversed this small peak on the way to read more
Slick RockWestern Salmon River Mountains0 ft2001Slick Rock is an impressive, thousand foot high, granite wall along the Yellow Pine Road [See (B)(3) on page 1 ... read more
Lick Creek RangeWestern Salmon River Mountains0 ftThe name Lick Creek Range has not been adopted by the USGS. Nevertheless, many people use it to identify the d ... read more
North Fork RangeWestern Salmon River Mountains0 ftThis Salmon River Mountains subrange is found in the extreme southwest corner of the Salmon River Mountains, a ... read more
Grass MountainsWestern Salmon River Mountains0 ftThe Grass Mountains Range is located northeast of New Meadows and east of US-93 in the Payette National Forest ... read more