PURCELL MOUNTAINS

Nearing the summit of Queen Mountain. Victor Zhou Photo

The Purcell Mountains are covered in the book on pages 49 to 51.


The Purcell Mountains, are primarily a Canadian range which extends south across the border into Idaho and Montana. The Idaho portion of the range is situated northeast of Bonners Ferry. The highest point in the Idaho section of the Purcells is 6,779-foot Buckhorn Mountain sits along the Idaho/Montana border. Queen Mountain has over two thousand feet of prominence and is perhaps the most popular summit.

The summit of Queen Mountain. Victor Zhou Photo

The summit of Queen Mountain. Victor Zhou Photo

A list of the Purcell summits covered on this website are found at the following link: Purcell Mountains peaks.

Mountain Range: Purcell Mountains

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