Pistol Rock

Elevation: 9,178 ft
Prominence: 1,298

Climbing and access information for this peak is on Page 117 of the book.


Pistol Rock is located northeast of Chilcoot Peak in the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness. The peak has a [lower] South Summit identified as Trapper Mountain. Use the links below for John Platt’s and Dave Pahlas’ 2016 trip reports which recount more recent conditions in the area. John told me that “Pistol Rock is Class 2 or 2+. I think I could get up it without using my hands.” USGS Chilcoot Peak

Pistol Rock. John Platt Photo

Pistol Rock. John Platt Photo

John Platt ascending Pistol Rock. Dave Pahlas Photo

John Platt ascending Pistol Rock. Dave Pahlas Photo

Mountain Range: Central Salmon River Mountains

Longitude: -115.38929   Latitude: 44.78819

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