Elevation: 6,860 ft
This peak is not in the book. Published June 2019
Peak 6860 is located northwest of Sheep Point. This peak has a rocky summit outcrop that requires a short scramble. While the peak is a quick hike from the Featherville Highway (FS-484), which follows its northern slopes, the easiest route is actually from the southeast.
USGS Topo: Deer Mountain
To access Peak 6860, see the Southern Soldier Mountains Access page. See also the Sheep Point page, which includes a GPS track for ascending the peak. Follow FS-484 and the unnumbered road around to the peak’s southeast side and park.
Bulldozer Scar, Class 3
From your parking spot, the fence line running up toward the summit cannot be missed. Follow the bulldozer scar uphill till its end just below the summit rocks. Turn right and hike up to the east side of the rocks.
Scramble to the easy class 3 rocks to the top and enjoy the view from the summit!
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