Chinook Mountain

Elevation: 9,112 ft
Prominence: 1,018

Chinook Mountain ciewed from Peak 8722. John Platt Photo

Climbing and access information for this peak is on Page 118 of the book. Published October 2018


Chinook Mountain is located in the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness northeast of Landmark. It is the highest point on a ridge system that divides Little Pistol Creek and Forty-Four Creek. This ridge system has 5 ranked summits and you can climb 3 of them (Peak 8894, Peak 8854 and Peak 8722) in combination with a climb of Chinook Mountain. Use the link below to read John Platt’s trip report which covers this impressive ridge traverse. USGS Chinook Mountain

Chinook Mountain ciewed from Peak 8722. John Platt Photo

Chinook Mountain as viewed from Peak 8722. John Platt Photo

John’s traverse covered 14.0 miles and slightly more than 4,400 feet of elevation to bag all 4 peaks.

John Platt’s GPS track of the traverse to Chinook Mountain.

John Platt’s GPS track of the traverse to Chinook Mountain.

This photo,shows the ridge traverse from Peak 8894 to Chinook Mountain. Peak 8722 is hidden behind 8854. John Platt Photo

This photo shows the ridge traverse from Peak 8894 to Chinook Mountain. Peak 8722 is hidden behind Peak 8854. John Platt Photo

Additional Resources

Mountain Range: Central Salmon River Mountains

Longitude: -115.35229   Latitude: 44.73219

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