Peak 8565 (Hum #3)

Elevation: 8,565 ft
Prominence: 345

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. Hum #3 is located  between Ho Peak and Hum #4. 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.

Southwest Ridge, Class 3

Platt and Fadgen climbed the peak by traversing from Ho Peak. Descend Hoks east ridge and then climb up the southwest ridge of Hum #3’s summit. There was significant downfall along the ridge.

Looking from Ho Peak to Hum #3. John Platt Photo

Looking from Ho Peak to Hum #3. John Platt Photo

The southwest ridge of Hum #3. John Platt Photo

The southwest ridge of Hum #3. John Platt Photo

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.

Hum Ridge viewed from the southwest. John Platt Photo

Hum Ridge viewed from the southwest. John Platt Photo

USGS Enos Lake

Mountain Range: Western Salmon River Mountains

First Ascent Information:

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

Longitude: -115.87139   Latitude: 45.07219

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