Fenn Mountain

Elevation: 8,021 ft
Prominence: 1,979

Climbing and access information for this Selway Crags peak is found on page 65.


Even though this peak just barely tops 8,000 feet, it is one of Idaho’s best. Like any peak in the Selway Crags its takes a lot of effort to get to the base of the peak. Once you are there, you will find a classic scramble leading to the summit.

Fenn Mountain.

Fenn Mountain.

The route starts on Jesse Pass. Its an excellent spot for a dry camp. There is a spring a half mile down the west side of the pass.

The route starts on Jesse Pass. Its an excellent spot for a dry camp. There is a spring a half mile down the west side of the pass.

The Fenn Mountain Route climbs this ridge from Jesse Pass.

The Fenn Mountain Route climbs this ridge from Jesse Pass.

The route starts out on easy but steep terrain before encountering route finding problems on the ridge above.

The route starts out on easy but steep terrain before encountering route finding problems on the ridge above.

Looking back to Jesse Pass from near the summit of Fenn Mountain.

Looking back to Jesse Pass from near the summit of Fenn Mountain.

The peak's upper reaches are all granite with a variety of towers and cliffs to find your way around.

The peak’s upper reaches are all granite with a variety of towers and cliffs to find your way around.


Fenn Mountain can also be approached from Big Fog Mountain. See Dave Pahlas’ trip report linked below for details.

This GPS track was provided by Dave Pahlas.

This GPS track was provided by Dave Pahlas.

Climber Trip Reports

Mountain Range: Central Clearwater Peaks

Year Climbed: 1988

Longitude: -115.2068   Latitude: 46.1781

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