Peak 8302 (Pot Peak)

Elevation: 8,302 ft
Prominence: 482

Pot Peak viewed from the south. John Platt Photo

This peak is not in the book. Published June 2019


This peak is located due west of Box Lake, north of McCall. USGS Box Lake

Pot Peak viewed from the south. John Platt Photo

Pot Peak viewed from the south. John Platt Photo

Access

Access from McCall is via the Lick Creek Road. [(B)(3) page 136] Google Maps will give you accurate directions to the trailhead which is 16.0 miles from McCall. When the road is dry and graded most passenger cars can make it to the trailhead if driven carefully.

Southwest Slopes, Class 2+

Follow the Box Lake trail until you reach the pass above Box Lake. This point is southwest of the peak at roughly 7,550 feet. Climb the peak’s southwest slopes to the summit. John Platt reports the round trip at 6.4 miles with 2,900 of gain. His trip report is linked below.

John Platt’s GPS track.

John Platt’s GPS track.

Climber Trip Reports

Mountain Range: Western Salmon River Mountains

Longitude: -115.97301   Latitude: 45.01329

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