Elevation: 8,380 ft
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
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.
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