Elevation: 6,181 ft
This peak is not in the book. Published December 2019
Inferno Cone is Peak #3 of the Craters 10-Pack
Inferno Cone is a pile of lava gravel/cinders with an unofficial footpath leading to its summit. Much to my surprise, the summit actually has some boulders and a pine tree on it. It is easily reached from a parking pullout area along the Loop Road in Craters of the Moon National Monument. USGS Inferno Cone
Northwest Face, Class 1
Date of Climb: May 31, 2019
Drive up the Craters of the Moon National Monument Loop Road to the parking pullout for the Inferno Cone “trail.” The elevation here is 6,040 feet.
From the parking area, follow a well-beaten footpath in the gravel/cinders up to the summit area. This walk takes all of 4 minutes each way.
Regions: SNAKE RIVER PLAIN
Mountain Range: Snake River Plain
Year Climbed: 1973
Longitude: -113.55201 Latitude: 43.44319