Peak 11240 (Lorenzo Peak)

Elevation: 11,240 ft
Prominence: 800

Climbing information for this peak is found on page 235.


Lorenzo is only identified as Peak 11240+ in the book as I was unaware of the locally used name at the time of publication. Idaho mountaineer, According to John Platt, the peak’s unofficial name reportedly recognizes a climber’s faithful best friend. Pat Mcgrane, has stated that “Lorenzo Peak is arguably the finest summit in the Boulder Mountains.”  If you decide to climb Lorenzo, do not forget to climb it’s neighboring summit, Bodacious Peak.

For a route not covered in the book or below use this link: Boulder Basin Peak, Silver Peak and Lorenzo Peak Traverse by Derek Percoski

West Side Route. (Class 3)

Leave ID-75 [(A)(6)] at the Prairie Creek Picnic Area. Drop down to the river where you will find a wooden bridge. Cross the bridge and work your way into the unnamed drainage that leads up to the west face. Climb up to the saddle on the peak’s northwest ridge. Follow the ridge to the summit. This route crosses a lot of loose talus and the ridge, like most of the Boulder Mountains ridges is a conglomeration of broken rock,

Peak 11249, Lorenzo Peak from Silver Peak.

Peak 11249, Lorenzo Peak from Silver Peak.

The route described in the book goes up this unnamed drainage. The talus gets worse, the farther you climb.

The route described in the book goes up this unnamed drainage. The talus gets worse, the farther you climb.


 

Mountain Range: Boulder Mountains

Year Climbed: 1994

Longitude: -114.557492   Latitude: 43.844058

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