Peak 8253 (Petes Peak)

Elevation: 8,253 ft
Prominence: 553

This peak is not in the book.


Petes Peak is located in the Lick Creek Mountain Range, east of both McCall and the popular local destination of Boulder Lake.

Despite this close proximity to civilization, and like many Lick Creek Range summits, Petes Peak summit is not easy to reach. Use the link below to read John Platt’s trip report detailing his 8-hour, 15.6-mile, and 5,155-foot elevation gain odyssey.

Class 2+

USGS Topo: Blackmare

Petes Peak from the west. John Platt Photo

Petes Peak from the west. John Platt photo.

John Platt's GPS track. The hike starts at the Boulder Lake Trailhead which is well off the left side of this map.

John Platt’s GPS track. The hike starts at the Boulder Lake trailhead, which is well off the left side of this map.

Climber Trip Reports

Mountain Range: Western Salmon River Mountains

Longitude: -115.86839   Latitude: 44.85569

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