Appendicitis Hill

Elevation: 8,523 ft
Prominence: 1,903

This peak is not in the book. Published June 2019

Appendicitis Hill is located northwest of Arco, Idaho in the easternmost lobe of the Pioneer Mountains. The origin of the name is based on famed USGS surveyor T.M. Bannon suffering an attack of appendicitis while surveying the peak. USGS Appendicitis Hill


The closest access is from Antelope Creek Road [(D) on Page 260]. However, most of the land along the road is private property. Use the link below to Rick Baugher’s trip report. I recommend checking with the BLM before attempting to climb this peak.

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Mountain Range: Pioneer Mountains

Longitude: -113.47329   Latitude: 43.72329

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