Gutzman Ridge

Elevation: 9,100 ft
Prominence: 320

Gutzman Ridge viewed from Baldy.

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

Gutzman Ridge viewed from Baldy.

Gutzman Ridge viewed from Baldy.

Looking toward Baldy from the summit.

Looking toward Baldy from the summit. The route begins at the communication facility and crosses the nearly level ridge top.


[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.

Climber Trip Reports

Mountain Range: Eastern Salmon River Mountains

Year Climbed: 2019

Longitude: -114.02939   Latitude: 45.16219

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