Peak 6940 (Dollar Creek Peak)

Elevation: 6,940 ft
Prominence: 440

Approaching the summit. John Platt Photo

This peak is not in the book. Published June 2018 


Dollar Creek Peak is located north east of Warm Lake along the South Fork Salmon River. It is a tree and brish covered mountain with a trail to the top. Like every peak along the South Fork it is a steep pull to this summit.

Approaching the summit. John Platt Photo

Approaching the summit. John Platt Photo

Access

South Fork Salmon River Road. [(C)(1.1) page 139.] The trailhead is roughly one mile north of the Penny Spring Campground. Turn right and cross the bridge. The signed trail is exactly where it is shown on the map. Note: there are a lot of roads in this area and in summer conditions you could drive much closer to the summit.

East Ridge, FST-4014, Class 1+

Follow the trail Sketchy to the summit in 3.3 miles with 2,580 feet of elevation gain. Use the link below to read John Platt’s 2018 trip report.

USGS Warm Lake

 

Climber Trip Reports

Mountain Range: Western Salmon River Mountains

Longitude: -115.74219   Latitude: 44.74219

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