Ohio Benchmark

Elevation: 8,753 ft
Prominence: 1,973

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This peak is not in the book. Published November 2021

Ohio Benchmark, locally known as Mindbender, is located north-northeast of Hailey on a ridge line that divides Ohio Gulch and East Fork Wood River. USGS Baugh Creek SW

Ohio Benchmark, locally know as Mindnender. This photo shows Mindbender’s most iconic feature–the chutes down the north face. Derek Percoski Photo


From ID-75 at the north end of Hailey, turn east onto McKercher Boulevard. In 0.5 miles, turn left onto Buttercup Road. In 0.5 miles, turn right onto Red Devil Road. The road quickly turns left and then leads to Indian Creek.

Southeast Ridge, Class 1

Follow the 4WD road up Indian Creek to the saddle at the top of the drainage northwest of Peak 8083. The road then swings northwest and follows the ridgeline to the summit.

It is 9.8 miles to the summit from the Buttercup Road with 3,500 feet of elevation gain.


Mountain Range: Pioneer Mountains

Longitude: -114.25049   Latitude: 43.62419

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