Buffalo Skull Peak

Elevation: 10,735 ft
Prominence: 1,275

Climbing and access information for this peak is found on pages 299 and 300.


Rick Baugher climbed this peak in 1996 and did not find any evidence of a prior ascent. Climb via the Class 3 northwest ridge. Rick reports that: “Regrettably the angular talus everywhere below the ridge made for crummy hiking. Built Cairn, left register.”

This view is looking down the Lemhi crest to Buffalo Skull Peak. The peak's northwest ridge is an enjoyable Class 3 climb. Photo and Commentary by Rick Baugher.

This view is looking down the Lemhi crest to Buffalo Skull Peak. The peak’s northwest ridge is an enjoyable Class 3 climb. Photo and Commentary by Rick Baugher.

 

Climber Trip Reports

Mountain Range: Lemhi Range

First Ascent Information:

  • First Ascent Year: 1996
  • Season: Summer
  • Route: Northwest Ridge.
  • Party: Rick Baugher

Longitude: -113.68901   Latitude: 44.65649

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