BLACKFOOT MOUNTAINS

The Blackfoot Mountains and two subranges, the Chesterfield and Ninety Percent ranges, form a group of barren ridges that trend from northwest to southeast for more than 50 miles between Idaho Falls and Soda Springs. The range’s western slopes climb roughly 2,400 feet above the Snake River, but the eastern slopes rise only 600 feet above the Willow Creek and Blackfoot River drainages. Taylor Mountain, at 7,404 feet, and Blackfoot Peak, 7,550 feet, are the range’s highest points. Wolverine Canyon, a scenic gorge on the western slope of the range, offers some rock climbing opportunities on impressive cliffs and weird rock formations.

Mountain Range: Blackfoot Mountains

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