Log Mountain

Elevation: 9,179 ft
Prominence: 2,319

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Climbing and access information for this peak is on Page 117 of the book.

Since my first ascent of Log Mountain in 1988, a lot of the forest on its West Side has burned. In 2013, I climbed the peak with John Platt and John Fadgen from the East. Shell Rock Peak is located just east of Log Mountain and is also a worthwhile ascent. To reach the East Side of Log Mountain, start in Cascade and take the Warm Lake Highway [(C)(1) on Page 138] past Warm Lake to the Johnson Creek Road [(C)(1.3) on Page 139]. Drive north roughly 10 miles to FS-410 [(C)(1.3.1) on Page 139]. Follow FS-410 for 10 miles to a nice trailhead with campsites and a concrete Forest Service toilet. Much of this route traverses burned mountain slopes. USGS Log Mountain

Log Mountain from Shell Rock Peak. John Platt Photo.

Log Mountain as viewed from Shell Rock Peak. John Platt Photo.

The remains of a fire lookout crown the peas highest point

The remains of a fire lookout crown Log Mountain’s highest point.


Mountain Range: Central Salmon River Mountains

Year Climbed: 1988, 2013

Longitude: -115.60469   Latitude: 44.82119

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