Gallagher Peak

Elevation: 6,100 ft
Prominence: 320

Gallagher Peak. John Platt Photo

This peak is not in the book.


Gallagher Peak is located in the southwest corner of the Salmon River Mountains just north of the South Fork Payette River. John Platt provided the information for this peak and states: “Hidden in a seldom-visited area, Gallagher Peak becomes an instant favorite.” John’s trip report is linked below.

Gallagher Peak. John Platt Photo

Gallagher Peak. John Platt Photo

John climbed the peak by following the Little Gallagher Creek drainage northeast to the peak’s southeast ridge and then ascending the ridge to the summit. His round trip stats: 6.8 miles, with 2,991 feet of elevation gain. Class 2.

John’s GPS track.

John’s GPS track.

USGS Grimes Pass

Climber Trip Reports

Mountain Range: Western Salmon River Mountains

Longitude: -115.78539   Latitude: 44.10619

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