Peak 8724 (Buck Peak)

Elevation: 8,724 ft
Prominence: 503

This peak is not in the book.


Buck Peak is located northeast of Buckhorn Mountain in the southern Lick Creek Range. Like many peaks in this region, climbing the peak involves crossing difficult terrain with significant up and down travel.

See John Platt’s trip report to read about his approximately 12 mile, 4,000-foot gain odyssey to this remote summit.

USGS Topo: Fitsum Summit.

Buck Peak from the west. John Platt Photo

Buck Peak from the west. John Platt photo

Climber Trip Reports

Mountain Range: Western Salmon River Mountains

Longitude: -115.88949   Latitude: 44.88369

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