Peak 7140 (Cotterel Mountains High Point)

Elevation: 7,140 ft
Prominence: 1,390

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The southern end of the Cotterel Mountains.

This peak is not in the book. Cotterell Mountain is the highest point in the Cotterel Mountains (i.e., the Malta Range). This area is identified on Page 349 of the book but the peak was not discussed. Livingston Douglas added a photo of the peak taken from the east. Updated January 2023

This peak is located southeast of Albion, Idaho on the main crest of the Cotterel Mountains. There are several electronic installations on the summit. The view across the Snake River Plain stretches forever. USGS Nibbs Creek

The Cotterel Mountains high point, Peak 7140, viewed from the west.

The Cotterel Mountains high point (Peak 7140) as viewed from the west.

Access and Route, Class 1

Access this peak from ID-77 exactly 7.4 miles south of Albion, Idaho. Turn east onto a maintained gravel road just south of Connor Summit. Follow this steep road to the summit and its electronic facilities in 4.0 miles with 1,200 feet of elevation gain.

Cotterel Mountains HP (summit is antenna-clad and is right of center) as viewed from Peak 6390 to its east. Livingston Douglas Photo


Additional Resources

Mountain Range: Albion Range

Year Climbed: 2020

Longitude: -113.45609   Latitude: 42.36109

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