Buckhorn Peak

Elevation: 10,412 ft
Prominence: 552

Climbing and access information for this peak is on Page 310 of the book.


In addition to the route described in the book, you can climb Buckhorn Peak via its broad West Ridge from Uncle Ike Creek. Leave the creek at an elevation of roughly 7,000 feet. There are some cliffs on this big ridge but they are easily skirted. USGS Fallert Springs

Buckhorn Peak is the mountain in the foreground. The rugged West Face is center and right of center with a massive gully at its base. The upper section of the ridge is steep and rocky and goes at Class 3. Livingston Douglas Photo

Buckhorn Peak is the mountain in the foreground. The rugged West Face is center and right of center with a massive gully at its base. The upper section of the ridge is steep and rocky and goes at Class 3. Livingston Douglas Photo

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The high point of Buckhorn Peak is the little knob on the left of this photo. White Bird Peak is to the right.

Buckhorn Peak viewed from sunny Bar Peak.

Buckhorn Peak as viewed from Sunny Bar Peak.

Looking north, northwest from Sunny Bar Peak to Diamond Peak on the right with Little Diamond, Swanson Peak and the Riddler also visible from the summit.

Looking NNW from Sunny Bar Peak to Diamond Peak on the right. Little Diamond, Swanson Peak and The Riddler are also visible.

 

Mountain Range: Lemhi Range

Year Climbed: 2014

Longitude: -113.03629   Latitude: 44.02369

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