Perfect Peak

Elevation: 10,269 ft
Prominence: 609

Climbing and access information for this peak is found on page 200.


Perfect Peak is a bit out of the way but well worth the trouble it takes to reach it. It is a legitimate and tricky Class 3+ climb with some exposure traversing between the two summit. To some, the traverse might be considered Class 4. Route photos are set out below.

Skirting the base of cliffs on the approach from Alice Lake.

Skirting the base of cliffs on the return to Alice Lake.

Perfect Peak.

Perfect Peak as it is approached from the Alice Lake drainage.

Basil Service traversing off the lower summit.

Basil Service traversing off the lower summit.

Basil just about at the notch between the two summits.

Basil just about at the notch between the two summits.

Climbers ascending the last few feet to the true summit.

Climbers ascending the last few feet to the true summit.

Basil Service on the summit of Perfect Peak.

Basil Service on the summit of Perfect Peak.

Perfect Peak viewed from Snowyside Peak.

Perfect Peak viewed from Snowyside Peak.

Another view of the peak.

Another view of the peak.

Mountain Range: Sawtooth Range

Year Climbed: 1991

Longitude: -114.94718   Latitude: 43.91918

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