Peak 5016

Elevation: 5,016 ft
Prominence: 316

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This peak is not in the book. See the Owyhee Mountains Peaks List for all of the peaks in this range. Updated November 2020


Peak 5016 is perfectly situated to take in the entire Reynolds Creek drainage and the many peaks that surround that high mountain valley. The peak is an easy hike of 0.7 miles and 400 feet of elevation gain via its North Ridge. Park and hike through the sagebrush to the summit. There are dozens of Owyhee Mountains peaks, named and unnamed, that you can view from the summit including Quicksilver Mountain, Hayden Peak, Soldier Cap and Wilson Peak. USGS Reynolds

Peak 5016 from the northwest.

Peak 5016 as viewed from the northwest.

Access

Access the ridge from the Reynolds Stage Coach Road/Rabbit Creek Road. Access this paved and then good gravel road from ID-78 at the east end of Murphy, Idaho. Follow this road south toward Reynolds until it crosses the peak’s North Ridge at a 4,586 foot pass. Park along the side of the road.

My GPS track.

My GPS track.

North Ridge, Class 2

Follow the sagebrush covered north ridge to the summit in just under 0.5 miles with 430 feet of elevation gain.

Peak 5016 viewed from the north.

Additional Resources

Mountain Range: Owyhee Mountains

Year Climbed: 2016

Longitude: -116.70689   Latitude: 43.19401

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