Della Mountain by Livingston Douglas

Elevation: 6,772 ft
Prominence: 517
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This peak is not in the book. Published December 2019


Della Mountain is an antenna-clad peak that towers over nearby Hailey, ID. It sits above Croy Creek, the Wood River, and Colorado Gulch. Its East Face is intimidatingly steep. The easiest ascent route is via an old jeep road coming up its Southwest Ridge. USGS Bellevue

Southwest Ridge, Class 1

Date of Climb: June 9, 2019

Access

Same as for the South Ridge of Peak 6725. This is the final leg of a ridge traverse from Peak 6725 to Della Mountain.

The Climb

From the connecting saddle, follow a jeep road as it climbs NE to a ridge hump then continues NE to the true summit. The summit has three radio towers on it and a USGS Benchmark in a ground boulder. It has a stunning aerial view of Hailey, ID.

Additional Resources

Mountain Range: Smoky Mountains

Longitude: -114.32159   Latitude: 43.50329

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