Granite Peak

Elevation: 6,815 ft

This Bitterroot peak is discussed on page 84.


Here are improved directions to the peak’s trailhead: From Coeur d’Alene, Idaho drive east on I-90 approximately 50 miles to Wallace, Idaho. Take Exit #61. Drive north 7.2 miles on Forest Road 456 (FR456) to Dobson Pass. At the pass, turn right on Sunset Peak Road. Travel east 4 miles to the Sunset Mine. Take the upper road along the north edge of the mine .5 miles to Tamarack Saddle. At the saddle, go right (east) along a well-defined road. Follow the trail signs. There is a trail sign next to the Soil Conservation Service snow course. The trailhead for FST-137  begins to the left, off an old mining road. It is 6.0 miles to the summit. Visit the Panhandle National Forest web page for this peak for additional details.

Mountain Range: Bitteroot Mountains

Longitude: -115.7608   Latitude: 47.5625

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