Rice Peak

Elevation: 8,693 ft
Prominence: 1,073

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Rice Peak in happier days. USFS Photo

Climbing and access information for this peak is on Page 117 of the book. See the access information below. Updated August 2020

Rice Peak is a former fire lookout site. The structure is still on the summit. Also see Boise National Forest Lookouts. USGS Rice Peak

Rice Peak in happier days. USFS Photo

Rice Peak in happier days. USFS Photo

Updated Access

FS-478 temporary closure (which started in 2014) is evidently still in place. See this link to FS order: Closure Order

From Cascade, drive about 25.0 miles east on the Warm Lake Highway. At the Stolle Meadows sign, turn right onto FS-474. Go about 7.0 miles, then turn left onto FS-478. Go about 4.0 miles to the Rice Lake trailhead. The summit is 1.0 mile up the Rice Peak Trail.

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Mountain Range: Western Salmon River Mountains

Longitude: -115.62779   Latitude: 44.50679

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