Grays Range

This Peale Mountain subrange forms the northernmost extension of the range. This group rises up south of Grays Lake and extends southeast for roughly 10 miles.  The range highest point is Henry Peak 8,319 (which has 1,579 feet of prominence) was originally known as ‘Lanes Butte’, in honor of HK Lane, a ca 1858 emigrant who is buried along Lander Road in valley.
Lanes Butte is shown as such on the USGS Lanes Creek 15′ quad of 1915. Later in 1915, HH Hodgeson & TM Bannon established a triangulation station on this summit and called it ‘Henry’ for the town by the newly constructed Blackfoot Reservoir. This, Lanes Butte and Henry Peak are one and the same mountain. Other peaks in this small range include: ‘Little Gray Ridge’ 8050/990′,  ‘Cutoff Hill’ 7535/555′! Peak 7442/342′ and  ‘Wayan Peak’ 8142/562′. This subrange is administered by the Caribou National Forest.

Thanks to Rick Baugher for providing the historical information above.

Mountain Range: Peale Mountains

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