Mustang Peak

Elevation: 10,980 ft
Prominence: 160

This rugged point, which is the lower summit of Howard Peakis not in the book since no one had reported climbing it last century. Since 2000, a number of fine routes have been climbed on the peak. Use the link below to read Dylan Fadgen’s trip report on the Broken Arrow Arete.

Clearly, this remote point on Howard Peak in the Pioneer Mountains is worth a visit because of the technical challenges it offers. Pat McGrane’s Wildhorse Classics Guide is the ultimate guide to technical routes on this peak. John Platt’s trip report will also give you some insight into this complicated summit. USGS Standhope Peak

Mustang Peak. John Platt Photo

Mustang Peak front and center with Howard Peak in the background. John Platt Photo

Platt route on Mustang Peak. Bob Boyles Photo

Platt route on Mustang Peak. Bob Boyles Photo

Howard and Mustang peaks viewed from the south. Pat Mcgrane Photo


Additional Resources

Mountain Range: Pioneer Mountains

Longitude: -114.08939   Latitude: 43.75719

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