Peak 7995 (Duck Peak)

Elevation: 7,995 ft
Prominence: 295

The summit. John Platt Photo

This peak is not in the book.


Duck Peak is located north of Slab Butte, east of Goose Lake and north of Brundage Reservoir. John Platt has climbed this peak twice, once from the Goose Creek/Hazard Lake Road [(B)(1) on page 134] and once from once from Fisher Creek Road.

USGS Topo: Brundage Mountain

John Platt’s GPS track to the summit of Duck Peak.

John Platt’s GPS track to the summit of Duck Peak.

 


West Ridge, Class 2

Park roughly one mile north of the north end of Goose Lake. From the road, hike due east to the ridgeline above Duck Lake. Then, proceed east up the peak’s west ridge to the summit.

The summit. John Platt Photo

The summit. John Platt Photo


East Ridge, Class 2+

Access the east side of the peak from the Fisher Creek Road [(B)(1.2) Page 135.] Park directly east of the summit and make your way up the east ridge.

Duck Peak’s east ridge. John Platt Photo

Duck Peak’s east ridge. John Platt Photo

John Platt’s GPS track showing his route climbing up Duck Peak’s east ridge and then traversing north to East Corral Peak.

John Platt’s GPS track showing his route climbing up Duck Peak’s east ridge and then traversing north to East Corral Peak.

Mountain Range: Western Salmon River Mountains

Longitude: -116.14479   Latitude: 45.10929

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