Elevation: 7,155 ft
This peak is not in the book. Published June 2021
This peak is located southeast of the abandoned Sublett Guard Station. The name Heydlauff Peak was chosen by Rick Baugher to honor John Heydlauff, an early settler in the Rockland Valley. Rick’s trip report linked below provides the history behind the name. USGS Sublett Troughs
There is good primary road access to this peak from both the east or west. Google Maps provides good directions to most points in Sawtooth National Forest portion of the Sublett Range.
From the east and ID-37, take Hartley Canyon Road/FSR-578 west to Hartley Pass. From the west, access Hartley Pass from North Heglar Canyon/South Summit Canyon Road/FSR-565. This road is the primary north-south route through the Sublett Range. Both ends of the road are accessed from I-84. To reach it from the north, leave the freeway at Exit 228. Head east on East Yale Road for 8.7 miles and then turn onto North Helgar Canyon Road. This road becomes FSR-565 when it reaches the National Forest Boundary. The southern approach leaves I-84 at Exit 245. From the freeway, turn east and follow the road east/southeast into the mountains for 11.0 miles to Sublett Reservoir. This road becomes FSR-565 when it reaches the National Forest Boundary.
Whichever way you go on FSR-565, follow it to the site of the abandoned Sublett Guard Station. Turn west at the guard station onto FSR-582 and follow it for 3.7 miles to a saddle on the peak’s west slopes. Park here.
West Face, Class 2
Climb the steep motorcycle trail up the west face to the summit. This short climb covers 0.5 miles with 330 feet of elevation gain.