Elevation: 9,100 ft
This peak is not in the book. Published July 2019
Gutzman Ridge is located northwest of Baldy and southwest of Salmon, Idaho. USGS Leesburg
See [(H)(1) and (2) on 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 is then a well-maintained, gravel road that is plowed in Winter. From Williams Creek Summit, turn north onto the Salmon River Mountain Ridge Road/FS-020. The ridge road is an occasionally-maintained road with its share of rough spots. Follow FS-020 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 communications installation east of the summit. A 4WD vehicle is recommended from Williams Creek Summit.
Summit Ridge, Class 2
From the communication installation, follow the rocky ridge to the summit. The round trip distance is 0.7 miles with only 40 feet of elevation gain.
Mountain Range: Eastern Salmon River Mountains
Year Climbed: 2019
Longitude: -114.02939 Latitude: 45.16219