Peak 8722

Elevation: 8,722 ft
Prominence: 342

Peak 8722 viewed from Chinook Mountain. John Platt Photo

This peak is not in the book. Published October 2018


Peak 8722 is located Peak 8854 and Chinook Mountain on a ridge system that divides Little Pistol Creek and Forty-Four Creek. This ridge system contains five ranked summits with Chinook Mountain as the highest point. Use the link below to read John Platt’s trip report (linked below) which covers this impressive traverse.

Peak 8722 viewed from Chinook Mountain. John Platt Photo

Peak 8722 viewed from Chinook Mountain. John Platt Photo

Access

(C)(1.3.2)(a) on page 139.

(C)(1.4)(a) on page 140.

Chinook Ridge, Class 2

FST-216 will get you to Peak 8854. Leave the trail at this point and follow the ridge northeast to Peak 8722.

John Platt’s GPS track of the traverse to Chinook Mountain.

John Platt’s GPS track of the traverse to Chinook Mountain.

USGS Chinook Mountain

Climber Trip Reports

Mountain Range: Central Salmon River Mountains

Longitude: -115.36519   Latitude: 44.72429

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