East and West Peak by Livingston Douglas

Elevation: 9,924 ft
Prominence: 104

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This peak is referred to on Page 323 of the book. Published November 2023

East and West Peak is the [lower] northeast summit of Goat Mountain. It can be climbed either directly from the Continental Divide or via a ridge traverse from the high point of Goat Mountain to its southwest. USGS Goat Mountain

East and West Peak (the ridge point just left of center) as viewed from Peak 9180 to its east. The high point of Goat Mountain is at far left. The ridge traverse from Peak 9180 is in center and left of center. Livingston Douglas Photo

Northeast Ridge, Class 2-3


Same as for Peak 9180. Climb Peak 9180 then continue west on the Continental Divide on an old 2-track ridge road until it turns right/north to leave the ridge and skirt the east side of Goat Mountain. The CDT follows the old ridge road northward here.

The Climb

Leave the road/CDT and scramble southwest then west to reach the north end of Goat Mountain. Follow the narrow ridge crest south to East and West Peak (9,924 feet).

Southwest Ridge, Class 2-3


Same as for Goat Mountain’s South Ridge Route.

The Climb

After climbing Goat Mountain, descend northeast to a ridge saddle at 9,820 feet. Continue northeast up the narrow ridge to the summit of East and West Peak.


Additional Resources

Mountain Range: Beaverhead Range

Longitude: -113.4301   Latitude: 44.8288

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