Peak 8380 (Ho Peak)

Elevation: 8,380 ft

Peak 8380 (Ho Peak) viewed from Peak 8380 (Hum Peak). John Platt Photo

This peak is not in the book. October 2018


This peak is one of six peaks on the impressive east-west ridge Hum line which parallels Lick Creek and the Lick Creek Road. Ho Peak is located east of Hum Lake and between Peak 8380 (Hum Peak) and  Peak 8565 (Hum #3), John Platt and John Fadgen climbed four of the six peaks in August 2015 in one long, difficult day. See their trip reports are linked below,

Peak 8380 (Ho Peak) viewed from Peak 8380 (Hum Peak). John Platt Photo

Peak 8380 (Ho Peak) viewed from Peak 8380 (Hum Peak). John Platt Photo

Hum Ridge Peaks.

Hum Ridge Peaks.

Access

Access this peak from just north of Lick Creek Summit. See page 136.

(B)(3) FH-48 Yellow Pine/Lick Creek Road

(C) FST-084, Duck Lake Trail

(c.1) FST-Hum Lake/North Fork Lick Creek Trail.

Northwest Ridge, Class 3

Platt and Fadgen climbed the peak by traversing from Hum Peak. Descend Hum’s south ridge and then climb up the northwest ridge of Ho Peak. There was significant downfall along the ridge.

The GPS track for John Platt and John Fadgen’s 2015 traverse of four of the six Hum Ridge peaks. Their route covered 15 miles with 4,700 of gain and even more elevation loss.

The GPS track for John Platt and John Fadgen’s 2015 traverse of four of the six Hum Ridge peaks. Their route covered 15 miles with 4,700 of gain and even more elevation loss.

USGS Enos Lake

Mountain Range: Western Salmon River Mountains

First Ascent Information:

  • First Ascent Year: 2015
  • Season: Summer
  • Route: Northwest Ridge
  • Party: John Platt and John Fadgen

Longitude: -115.88249   Latitude: 45.06909

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