Peak 9450 by Livingston Douglas

Elevation: 9,450 ft
Prominence: 710

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This peak is not in the book. Published November 2023

Peak 9450 is one of many ranked summits on the Continental Divide in the Beaverhead Mountains. It sits at the headwaters of Fourth of July Creek (ID), Carmen Creek (ID), and Big Lake Creek (MT). USGS Shewag Lake


From US-93 north of Salmon, turn right/northeast onto [signed] Fourth of July Creek Road/FSR-071 [(A)(2) on Page 328] and reset your odometer. At 5.1 miles, reach the National Forest boundary at a cattle guard crossing. At 7.9 miles, reach an unsigned junction with two side roads. Since there is place to park at this junction, continue another 0.1 miles to a bridge crossing of Fourth of July Creek and park in a small pullout here (6,212 feet on map).

West Ridge, Class 2

The Climb

From the 8,820-foot connecting saddle with Peak 9278, scramble east up the narrow ridge to the summit. This saddle can be reached either directly from the south fork drainage of Fourth of July Creek or via a ridge traverse from Peak 9278.

East Face from the CDT, Class 2-3

The Climb

From the CDT at about 8,780 feet, scramble southwest up a rounded shoulder to reach the base of the [steeper] east face. Scramble west up the face to the summit.

Additional Resources

Mountain Range: Beaverhead Range

Longitude: -113.7759   Latitude: 45.4079

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