Elevation: 8,659 ft
Climbing and access information for this peak is on Pages 109-110 of the book.
Hard Butte is another Idaho peak with the ruins of a fire lookout on its summit. A trail leads to the summit from 2 directions. The best access is from Hazard Lake Road. USGS Patrick Butte
Hard Butte as viewed from the east (1990).
The remains of the Hard Butte Lookout (1990).
The hike to Hard Butte crosses large meadows.
Hard Creek Lake is a good lunch spot on the way to the peak.
Mountain Range: Western Salmon River Mountains
Longitude: -116.2098 Latitude: 45.2605
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