Peak 8380 (Ho Peak)

Elevation: 8,380 ft
Prominence: 480

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

This peak is not in the book. Published October 2018


This peak is one of 6 peaks on the impressive East-West ridge line which parallels Lick Creek and 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 4 of the 6 peaks in August 2015 in one long, difficult day. Their trip reports are linked below. USGS Box Lake

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

Ho Peak as viewed from 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-083/FST-082 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 4 of the 6 Hum Ridge peaks. Their route covered 15 miles with 4,700 of elevation gain and even more elevation loss.

 

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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