Peak 7442

Elevation: 7,442 ft
Prominence: 382

Peak 7442 viewed from the south.

This peak is not in the book. Published July 2019


Peak 7442 is the lowest of the 7 peaks surrounding the Sage Creek drainage in the Northern Boulder Mountains. The view of the peaks surrounding the Sage Creek drainage (including Jerry Peak) from the summit is a good reason to climb this peak. USGS Jerry Peak

Peak 7442 viewed from the south.

Peak 7442 as viewed from the south.

Access

A combination of two roads, Dry Gulch Road [(D)(2) on Page 243] and Walker Way, parallel US-93 through the Northern Boulder Mountains. The two roads meet at the crossing of Road Creek at an elevation of 7,530 feet. Walker Way continues west at this point and eventually reaches the East Fork Salmon River. Walker Way leaves the Trail Creek Road [(B) on Page 242] 4.7 miles west of US-93. Dry Gulch Road leaves US-93 18.2 miles south of the US-93/ID-75 junction. For Peak 7442, follow this road system until you are east of the peak. Turn west onto a two-track road and drive as far as you can toward the peak. See map below.

East Slopes, Class 2

A 4WD two track leads from Walker Way to an irrigation canal northeast of the summit. From this point, make the easy crossing of the canal and climb southwest to the summit. Round trip stats: 0.7 miles with 488 feet of elevation gain.

My GPS track in blue. The black line is for a two track I followed from the Walker Way Road to reach my starting point.

My GPS track in blue. The black line is for a two-track road that I followed from the Walker Way Road to reach my starting point.

Additional Resources

Mountain Range: Boulder Mountains

Year Climbed: 2019

Longitude: -114.02439   Latitude: 44.07479

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