Peak 8482 (Whangdoodle Mountain)

Elevation: 8,482 ft
Prominence: 382

Peak 8482. John Platt Photo

This peak is not in the book. Published August 2019


Peak 8482 is located south of Warren, Idaho between the Secesch River and the South Fork Salmon River and above Bear Lake. This area is seldom visited but well worth visiting. USGS Pony Meadows

Peak 8482. John Platt Photo

Peak 8482. John Platt Photo

Access

From Warren, Idaho drive southeast on FS-340 for 1.6 miles. Turn left/south on FS-359. Follow FS-359 to the Bear Lake Trailhead in roughly 4.5 miles.

North to South Traverse, Class 1

In 2019 John Platt traversed the peak from north to south. His route follows FST-129 to the ridge line north of the summit and then follows a beautiful ridge trail, FST-128, south to the summit. He descended by following FST-128 south to its junction with FST-079 which returns to Bear Lake. His route measured 7.9 miles with 1787 feet of gain. John’s trip report is linked below.

John Platt’ GPS track for his traverse of the peak.

John Platt’ GPS track for his traverse of the peak.

Climber Trip Reports

Mountain Range: Western Salmon River Mountains

Longitude: -115.72849   Latitude: 45.16629

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