Davis Mountain

Elevation: 6,806 ft
Prominence: 1,146

The summit cairn.

This peak is not in the book.


Davis Mountain is the highest point in the central section of the Bennett Mountain Hills. The summit is accessed via the Davis Mountain Road. This rugged 4WD road passes just west of the summit. A spur road can be followed east to the electronic installation near the high point.

Davis Mountain from East Twin Peak.

Davis Mountain from East Twin Peak.

Access

The Davis Mountain Road runs for 21.0 tortuous miles between the Gooding City of Rocks Road in the east and the Monument Gulch Road in the west. It crosses rocky terrain as weaves in and out of drainages on the southern slopes the central section’s major peaks and passes just west of the summit of Davis Mountain. The eastern end of the road is in fairly good conditon until it reaches the East Fork Clover Creek just south of West Twin Peak. From this point the road deteriorates significantly. In places it is deeply rutted and rocks present many difficult obstacles. The road is better suited for ATVs use in spots. If you start at the west end it is 8.0 miles to the sour road. If you start at the east end ot is 13.0 miles to the sour road.

More access information is found on the Bennett Mountains Hills page.

A GPS track for the Davis Mountain Road. This road requires a 4WD with skid plates, all terrain tires and a driver with a lot of patience between the East Fork Clover Creek in the east and the Knob in the west. Bewlare it is a challenging road.

A GPS track for the Davis Mountain Road. This road requires a 4WD with skid plates, all terrain tires and a driver with a lot of patience between the East Fork Clover Creek in the east and the Knob in the west. Bewlare it is a challenging road.

Spur Road, Class 1+

The spur road is nearly level but extremely rocky. Once you get to the electronic installation it is another 100 feet to the large cairn and the benchmark that sit on the summit. This may be the toughest Class 1 route in Idaho because the Davis Mountain Road is brutal.

The summit cairn.

The summit cairn.

The summit benchmark.

The summit benchmark.

USGS Davis Mountain

Climber Trip Reports

Mountain Range: Bennett Mountain Hills

Year Climbed: 2018

Longitude: -114.91249   Latitude: 43.21379

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