Peak 8808

Elevation: 8,808 ft
Prominence: 508

Climbing and access information for this peak is on Page 112 of the book. The peak is on the Box Lake quadrangle, not the Victor Peak quadrangle. 


Peak 8808 is located on the south side of the Twentymile Basin and due south of Storm Peak. It has a rugged northern aspect and lots of exposed, broken granite. USGS Box Lake

Peak 8808. The summit is left most point. John Platt Photo

Peak 8808. The summit is leftmost point. John Platt Photo

Access

FST–085/FST-315, Twentymile Lakes Trail [(B)(2)(a) on Page 135].

North Gully/West Ridge, Class 2+

Follow the trail to the outlet for South Lake. From the lake, climb the North Gully into the bowl on the peak’s Northwest Side. Then climb to the ridge top. Follow the West Ridge to the summit. John Platt measures this route at 15.0 miles with 4,000 feet of elevation gain round trip. Use the link below to read John Platt’s trip report for his 2013 ascent. Peak 8796 can also be climbed by following this route.

Looking toward Peak 8808 from South Lake. The route climbs the gully on the right side of the photo into the bowl. John Platt Photo

Looking toward Peak 8808 from South Lake. The route climbs the gully on the right side of the photo into the bowl. John Platt Photo

Mountain Range: Western Salmon River Mountains

Longitude: -115.91729   Latitude: 45.11749

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