Berg Mountain

The nondescript summit of Berg Mountain. John Platt Photo

This peak is not in the book. Published May 2019 Berg Mountain is located 4.5 miles east of Riggins, Idaho and two miles north of the Salmon River. It is the southwestern most Clearwater Mountains summit and easily accessed from Riggins. This peak is a good early season destination. USGS Riggins Hot Springs Access Access this peak from Riggins by … Continue reading

Peak 9127 by Brett Sergenian

Peak 9217. The north ridge is on the right side of the photo. Brett Sergenian Photo

This peak is not in the book. Published May 2019 Peak 9127 is located in the northern Sawtooths west of McGown Peak and west of Hanson Lakes. Access To access Peak 9127, take the Stanley Lake Creek Trail, FST-640, [(B)(2)(a) page 208] for about 4 miles. Not far past the trail to Bridal Veil Falls, head west uphill to gain … Continue reading

Peak 7660 by Brett Sergenian

The summit block of Peak 7660. Brett Sergenian Photo

This peak is not in the book. Published May 2019 Peak 7660 is located in the Middle Fork of the Payette River section of the Salmon River Mountains north of Crouch. Peak 6985 which appears to be technical is just to the west. This peak is capped, like many summits in this area, by a granite dome. USGS Wild Buck … Continue reading

Gold Fork Lookout

Gold Fork Lookout. USFS Photo

This peak is not in the book. Published May 2019 Gold Fork Lookout is located west northwest of Warm Lake and due west of Gold Fork Rock. A lookout cab was built on the summit in 1933 after the lookout on Gold Fork Rock was abandoned. Access and Route, Class 1 FS-497 once reached the fire lookout but now ends … Continue reading

Gold Fork Rock

Gold Fork Rock viewed from the air. USFS Photo

This peak is not in the book. Published May 2019 Gold Fork Rock is a former fire lookout site. This impressive peak is located west northwest of Warm Lake and north of the Warm Lake Highway. The Forest Service built series stairs/ladders to the summit and placed an alidade on top sometime between 1918 and 1920. Living quarters were constructed … Continue reading

Peak 7081

Looking up the peak’s east ridge to tue summit. John Platt Photo

This peak is not in the book. Published May 2019 Peak 7081 is located roughly four miles west of Warm Lake and two miles north of the Warm Lake Highway. John Platt’s trip report is linked below and contains more photos and text. USGS Gold Fork Rock Access Follow the Warm Lake Highway, (C)(1) page 138, to the point shown … Continue reading