Elevation: 8,020 ft
This peak is not in the book. Published November 2021
Pine Summit is a sagebrush hump that is located close to FSR-079. An old 2-track road leads to the gravelly summit. There are no pines on the summit but there are pines on its west and north sides. USGS Twin Peaks
From US-93 at the north end of Challis, turn left/west onto [signed] Clinic Avenue. Follow Clinic Avenue as it goes west briefly, then jogs north briefly, then heads west to a “T” junction with [unsigned] Challis Creek Road. This junction is 0.4 miles from US-93. Turn right/north onto Challis Creek Road and drive 9.7 miles to a signed junction. Go left here and reset your odometer. You are now on [unsigned] FSR-080. At 6.2 miles, reach a signed junction. Go left onto FSR-080/Pine Summit Road. Drive 2.0 miles south up FSR-080 to a signed junction with FSR-079. Park at this junction (7,698 feet).
South Face, Class 1
From the road junction, hike east up FSR-079 for about ½ mile to an unsigned road junction directly south of Pine Summit. Follow the 2-track road north to the open gravel summit.