Krassel Knob

Elevation: 5,839 ft
Prominence: 299

This peak is not in the book. Published June 2018


Krassel Knob is located on the west side of the South Fork Salmon River just west of the Forest Service Krassel Work Center. This area has been scarred by forest fires and as a result offers many large vistas.

The summit area. Art Troutner and John Platt. John Platt Photo

The summit area. Art Troutner and John Platt. John Platt Photo

Access

South Fork Salmon River Road. [(C)(1.1) page 139.]

East Ridge, FST-089, Class 1

Follow the trail from the river to the summit in 2.7 miles with 2,800 feet of elevation gain. Use the link below to read John Platt’s 2018 trip report.

The beginning of FST-089. John Platt Photo

The beginning of FST-089. John Platt Photo

John’s GPS track.

John’s GPS track.

USGS Fitsum Peak

Climber Trip Reports

Mountain Range: Western Salmon River Mountains

Longitude: -115.75429   Latitude: 44.96889

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