Peak 9963 (Alpine Creek Lake Peak)

Elevation: 9,963 ft
Prominence: 423

This peak is not in the book.


This peak is located on the main Sawtooth Crest at the top of the Alpine Creek drainage and southwest of Snowyside Peak. The name Alpine Creek Lake Peak is derived from a Dave Pahlas trip report and the peak’s geographic setting. Dave Pahlas climbed the peak from Flytrip Basin to the north and descended down into Alpine Creek. See his trip report for more details. His ascent was up the Northwest Ridge and the descent was down the Southwest Ridge for a short distance and then dropped down into Alpine Creek. Both routes are rated Class 3 with significant cross-country travel. USGS Snowyside Peak

Alpine Creek Peak from Flytrip Basin. Dave Pahlas Photo

Alpine Creek Lake Peak as viewed from Flytrip Basin. Dave Pahlas Photo

The summit of Alpine Creek Peak from the southwest ridge. Dave Pahlas Photo

The summit of Alpine Creek Peak as viewed from the Southwest Ridge. Dave Pahlas Photo

A portion of Dave's map showing his travel route over Alpine Creek Peak. Dave Pahlas Photo

A portion of Dave’s map showing his travel route over Alpine Creek Lake Peak. Dave Pahlas Photo

 

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Mountain Range: Sawtooth Range

Longitude: -114.99069   Latitude: 43.92149

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