Emmett Mountain

Elevation: 8,340 ft
Prominence: 440

Emmett Mountain on the left. John Platt Photo

This peak is not in the book. Published July 2019


Emmett Mountain is located in the southern Seven Devils Mountains west of Black Lake. USGS Purgatory Saddle

Emmett Mountain on the left. John Platt Photo

Emmett Mountain on the left. John Platt Photo

Access

Use this link: Southern Seven Devils Access. From Black Lake take FST-218 and then FST-216 through Joes Gap and Six Lake Basin toward the saddle on the peak’s north side.

John Platt and crew accessed Six Lake Basin via FST-173 after running into snow covering the access road. Use the link below to read his trip report for the details.

Southeast Ridge, Class 2

Follow the trail until you are due east of the summit. Hike southwest until you can surmount the peak’s southeast ridge. Follow the ridge to the summit.

John Platt’s GPS track. His route covered 14.7 miles and over 4,000 of elevation gain.

John Platt’s GPS track. His route covered 14.7 miles and over 4,000 of elevation gain.

 

Mountain Range: Seven Devil Mountains

Longitude: -116.61789   Latitude: 45.19879

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