Peak 5980

Elevation: 5,980 ft
Prominence: 280

The summit area of Peak 5980. John Platt Photo

This peak is not in the book. Published October 2018


This peak is located west of Goose Lake and south of Bally Mountain. It is a forested summit which can be accessed from FS-294.

The summit area of Peak 5980. John Platt Photo

The summit area of Peak 5980. John Platt Photo

Access

FS-294 is accessed from New Meadows, Idaho. Take US-95 north from New Meadows a short distance. Turn right on Circle C Lane. Follow it east till it Ts. Turn left onto Campbell Road and follow it north and then northeast to its junction with FS-294. Turn left onto FS-294 and follow it to the peak.

South, Class 2

You can undoubtedly find many ways to climb this peak. John Platt’s route is shown on the map below and his trip report is linked below.

John Platt’s GPS track. His loop route covered 1.2 miles and gained 3222 feet.

John Platt’s GPS track. His loop route covered 1.2 miles and gained 3222 feet.

USGS Brundage Mountain

Climber Trip Reports

Mountain Range: Western Salmon River Mountains

Longitude: -116.24759   Latitude: 45.07019

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