Buckhorn Peak

Elevation: 10,412 ft
Prominence: 552

Climbing and access information for Buckhorn is found on page 310.


In addition to the route described in the book, you can climb this 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.

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

Buckhorn Peak from the junction of the Pashimeroi highway and the North Creek Road.

Buckhorn Peak from the junction of the Pashimeroi highway and the North Creek Road.

Buckhorn Peak viewed from sunny Bar Peak.

Buckhorn Peak 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 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.

 

Mountain Range: Lemhi Range

Year Climbed: 2014

Longitude: -113.03629   Latitude: 44.02369

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