Climbing information for this peak is found on pages 246-247.
Abel Peak is the 45th highest Idaho summit. It is a difficult, seldom climbed peak. Use the link below to see Rick Baugher’s account of his first ascent.
Abel Peak. George Reinier Photo
Abel from Rearing Stallion on 7/20/08, showing upper section of south ridge. My 9/17/94 ascent of Abel used the south ridge. Rick Baugher Photo and Commentary
From the pristine summit of Abel Peak, this view is looking south to Goat Moutnain (climber on the summit). The NE ridge of Goat is rated a difficult 5.8 climb. Note the permanent ice features in this section. Hyndman Peak is on the left. Rick Baugher Photo and Commentary 9-17-94