Pilot Knob

Elevation: 7,135 ft
Prominence: 2,115

This peak is not in the book.


Pilot Knob is located 14.0 miles northwest of Elk City, Idaho. This p2k summit has a manned fire lookout on its summit. The lookout has been staffed since 1939.

Access and Route, Class 1

From ID-14 turn onto othe signed Newsome Creek Road, FS-1858 near milepost 37. The signed turn states it is 19.0 miles to the lookout. At 6.7 miles turn left on the signed Elk City Wagon Road. At 12.7 miles turn left on FR 464. At 13.7 miles turn left onto FS-464 and follow this final road to the summit. 4WD required.

USGS Pilot Knob

Mountain Range: Southern Clearwater Peaks

Longitude: -115.70819   Latitude: 45.90549

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