Elevation: 6,394 ft
This peak is not in the book. Published July 2019
This peak is located center of the southern section of the Soldier Mountains on a north/south trending ridge line that rises between Thompson Creek in the east and Maxfield Creek in the west. USGS Deer Mountain.
FS-069 climbs up Hawks Gulch and then drops into Maxfield Creek. The road fords Maxfield creek at a point where it forms a broad puddle. While the bottom of the puddle is rocky, a 4WD and caution are recommended. After the creek crossing the road quickly reaches the northern slopes of the peak. Find a place to park. See the Southern Soldier Mountains Access page for details on reaching FS-069.
North Slopes, Class 2
The northern slopes are steep and covered with sagebrush but there are obstacles. Pick a line and climb to the summit.
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