Peak 9743 by Livingston Douglas

Elevation: 9,743 ft
Prominence: 500

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This peak is not in the book. Published November 2023

Peak 9743 is one of three high 9,000-foot peaks located above the Chamberlain Creek drainage (Peak 9911, Peak 9743, and Peak 9965). Peak 9743 is on the Continental Divide and is the first ranked summit north of Peak 9911. It is most easily reached from the Eighteenmile Creek Trailhead. USGS Morrison Lake


Please refer to Judi Steciak’s access update for Jump Peak. Her updated directions will get you to the Eighteenmile Creek Trailhead at 7,800 feet. This is the second leg of a 3-peak adventure that includes Peak 9911, Peak 9743, and Peak 9965.

Southwest Ridge, Class 2

The Climb

From the 9,140-foot connecting saddle with Peak 9911, follow the Continental Divide north then northeast to reach the open summit of Peak 9743. There are a few minor ups and downs along the way.

West Face, Class 2

The Descent

From the summit, descend the west face in mostly open scrub to cross the upper reaches of Chamberlain Creek at about 8,940 feet. This low point concludes the second leg of today’s 3-peak adventure. Peak 9965 is up next.


Additional Resources

Mountain Range: Beaverhead Range

Longitude: -113.0056   Latitude: 44.5200

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