Peak 8737

Elevation: 8,737 ft
Prominence: 757

Peak 8737 viewed from Mount Horrendous. John Platt Photo

This peak is not in the book. Note that John Platt calls this peak Fitsum Peak in his trip report which is linked below. Published January 2020


This peak is located on the main Lick Creek Range crest south of North Fitsum Summit. USGS Fitsum Summit

Peak 8737 viewed from Mount Horrendous. John Platt Photo

Peak 8737 viewed from Mount Horrendous. John Platt Photo

Access

East Fork Lake Fork Trailhead. [(B)(3)(b) page 136] Hike up the East Fork Lake Fork to the junction with the North Fitsum Summit Trail in 6.9 miles with 1,200 feet of gain. [(B)(3)(b.1) page 136] The North Fitsum Summit Trail no longer shows up on USFS topographic map. Nevertheless, the trail is signed and sort of there. (See John’s trip report for a brief description of the trail conditions in 2019.) The route to Mount Horrendous begins on North Fitsum Summit.

North Ridge, Class 3

Climb the ridge from North Fitsum Summit.

John Platt’s GPS track for climbing Mount Horrendous, Fitsum Peak and Peak 8737. This,route covered two days, 8.7 miles and 4,000 feet of gain.

John Platt’s GPS track for climbing Mount Horrendous, Fitsum Peak and Peak 8737. This,route covered two days, 8.7 miles and 4,000 feet of gain.

Additional Resources

Mountain Range: Western Salmon River Mountains

Longitude: -115.87949   Latitude: 44.97509

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