Peak 8586

Elevation: 8,586 ft
Prominence: 526

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Peak 8586 viewed from Blue Nose.

This peak is not in the book. Published July 2019

This peak is located on the Idaho/Montana border between Blue Nose and Johnson Benchmark. Its North Face drops precipitously down to a shallow Montana tarn. USGS Shoup

Peak 8586 viewed from Blue Nose.

Peak 8586 as viewed from Blue Nose.

Access and Route, Class 1+

Access is via the Spring Creek Road/FS-038 which is reached from North Fork, Idaho via the Salmon River Road/FS-30. Google Maps provides directions to this remote peak from North Fork, Idaho if you search for Blue Nose. FS-38 passes right by Peak 85i6. On the west end of the peak’s summit ridge, turn onto a 4WD road that quickly leads to just below the high point. The route is long and steep. It will take nearly two hours to drive, assuming it is dry. Check with the Forest Service for current road conditions.

Additional Resources

Mountain Range: Bitterroot Mountains

Year Climbed: 2019

Longitude: -114.32409   Latitude: 45.46601

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