Merritt Peak

Elevation: 10,312 ft

This peak is found on page 160.


Merrritt Peak has is a big mountain if you take into account its lower southern summit which can be considered a worth while goal independent of the true summit.

Merrit Peak from Thompson Peak.

Merrit Peak from Thompson Peak. The true summit is on the far right. The lower southern summit on the left side of this shot is a worth while climbing goal.

Merritt Peak viewed from near Thompson Peak.

Merritt Peak viewed from near Thompson Peak.

The first part of the climb covers steep slopes with good footing. Dana Hansen and Basil Service climbing the lower slopes.

The first part of the climb covers steep slopes with good footing. Dana Hansen and Basil Service climbing the lower slopes.

Traversing up to the saddle between the main summit and the southern summit.

Traversing up to the saddle between the main summit and the southern summit.

The summit of Merritt Peak viewed from the south.

The summit of Merritt Peak viewed from the south.

The highest point on Merritt is an airy perch.

The highest point on Merritt is an airy perch. Monte Verita and Warbonnett in the background. Basil Service Photo

The lower southern summit from the higher summit.

The lower southern summit from the higher summit.

Mountain Range: Sawtooth Range

Year Climbed: 1991

Longitude: -115.02353   Latitude: 44.16160

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