Elevation: 10,533 ft
This peak is not in the book.
The Medusa sits just west of the Knoll on the main Lemhi crest. USGS Coal Kiln Canyon
Carl Hamke provided the following route information:
An IMR trip (including members Deborah Fulkerson and Deb Rose) hiked the E ridge of Medusa Peak from Bassinger Canyon (YDS 2+). This is a shorter approach to the peak than that given in the book.
Peak 10,533 (Medusa; 44.2828; -113.22275) East Ridge Class 2+
Follow the route description for Peak 10,490 (The Knoll) from Bassinger Canyon [(C)(7), p. 318] to the saddle on the peak’s west ridge. Head west up the east ridge of Medusa.
In the attached picture, taken from the west ridge of Bell Mountain, Medusa is the summit in the background on the left; The Knoll is on the right. The route from Bassinger Canyon runs up the prominent gully between them.
Deb Rose provided the following route photos.
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