Elevation: 9,100 ft
This peak is not in the book. Published July 2019
Gutzman Ridge is located due northwest of Baldy and southwest of Salmon, Idaho. USGS Leesburg
[See (H)(1) and (2) page 142 updated here] Drive south from Salmon and the junction of US-93/ID-28 on US-93 for 4.9 miles. Turn west, cross the Salmon River and follow FS-021 for 13.0 steep miles to Williams Creek Summit. This road is paved at first and then a well maintained, gravel road that is plowed in the winter. From Williams Creek Summit turn north onto the Salmon River Mountain Ridge Road, FS-020. The ridge road is a rough, occasionally maintained road with its share of rough spots. Follow FS-20 north for 5.6 miles to its unsigned junction with FS-026. Take FS-026 for roughly 1.0 miles where you will encounter a Y-junction. Veer left and follow a rough road to an communication installation east of the summit. 4WD recommended from Williams Creek Summit.
Summit Ridge, Class 2
From the communication installation follow the rocky ridge line to the summit, the round trip is 0.7 miles with a massive 40 feet of gain.
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