Donkey Benchmark

Elevation: 9,555 ft
Prominence: 1,855

This peak is not in the book. Published May 2020

Donkey Benchmark is the highest point in the Donkey Hills. It is located at the northwest end of this Lost River Range subrange. USGS Donkey Creek


Primary access is from the Pahsimeroi Highway [(A) Page 289]. To reach the southern end of the Donkey Hills proceed up the Pahsimeroi Highway to Wet Creek/Pass Creek Road [(A)(5) Page 289]. Turn west and follow this road until you can access the Dry Creek Road [(A)(6.1)]. Follow the Dry Creek Road to its unsigned junction with the Long Creek Road. Turn north and follow this road to an unsigned 4WD road in Township 12N, Range 24E Section 34. This road runs up the northern slopes of the Donkey Hills to 8,600 feet of elevation. The 4WD road can also be accessed from the north on roads that are shown on the USGS quadrangle.

Northern Slopes, Class 2

From the end of the 4WD road climb up the peak’s northern slopes to the summit.

Additional Resources

Mountain Range: Lost River Range

Longitude: -113.55949   Latitude: 44.26589

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