The Cross (Galena Benchmark)

Elevation: 9,225 ft
Prominence: 325

Climbing and access information for this peak is on Page 234 of the book.


The Cross is the westernmost Boulder Mountains peak. It is located just east of Galena Summit and ID-75. The peak is a popular Winter ascent along with nearby Avalanche Peak. Avalanche danger awareness and avoidance is a prerequisite to a Winter ascent. USGS Horton Peak

The Cross viewed from Senate Peak.

The Cross as viewed from Senate Peak.

Use the link below to see Dan Robbins’ Trip Report and additional details.

Mountain Range: Boulder Mountains

Year Climbed: 1983, 1988

Longitude: -114.71069   Latitude: 43.87919

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