Elevation: 7,931 ft
This peak is not in the book. Published July 2019
This attractive, bulky peak is located southwest of Iron Mountain and the main Soldier Mountains crest. Deer Mountain forms the southern end of a ridge line that descends in a southernly direction from Blue Ridge. This ridge is flanked by the North Fork Lime Creek in the west and the Middle Fork Lime Creek in the east. USGS Deer Mountain
The summit can only be accessed via long approach hikes. There are two options. The northern approach is from Blue Ridge. [(B)(2)(a) page 217] The southern approach would be from Hunter Creek. See the Southern Soldier Access page.
There are no reported climbs but the peak has no doubt been climbed.
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