Peak 8361 (Platt Peak)

Peak 8361. John Platt Photo

This peak is not in the book. This peak is named for John Platt. Updated April 2022 Peak 8361 is an impressive, incisor-shaped summit located one mile southeast of Snowslide Peak. The ridge between the two peaks can be traversed. Drop south from Snowslide and work your way over to Peak 8361. Cross Peak 8361’s West Side until you can … Continue reading

Packer John Mountain

This peak is not in the book. Packer John Mountain is located in the North Fork Range, east of ID-55. The peak has a long North-South summit ridge which was once the home of a fire lookout. The true summit is farther south and almost 50 feet higher. USGS Packer John Mountain Access and Routes (Class 2) The North Fork … Continue reading

Peak 8933 (John Milton Peak)

This peak is not in the book. Peak 8933 is unofficially named after John Milton, the author of the classic poem of Lucifer becoming the Devil–Paradise Lost. The peak is located in Adams County and is the second highest summit in the southern Seven Devils Mountains. Peak 8933 has a long north-south trending summit ridge, which is very rugged on … Continue reading

Stormy Point

This peak is not in the book. Published October 2021 Stormy Point is located west-northwest of Riggins on the main Seven Devil Crest. Its west face descends steeply over 5,000 feet to the Snake River. USGS Old Timer Mountain Access and Route, Class 1 Use the link below to read John Platt’s trip report for the details. … Continue reading

Peak 6940 (Dollar Creek Ridge)

This peak is not in the book. Published December 2020 Dollar Creek Ridge is located northwest of Warm Lake at the tail end of the Lick Creek subrange. USGS Warm Lake Access Access the trailhead from FS-474/FS-674 (South Fork Salmon River Road). Follow this road north to the signed trailhead at the confluence of Dollar Creek and the South Fork. … Continue reading