Split Rock by Brett Sergenian

Elevation: 5,695 ft
Prominence: 165

Split Rock. Brett Sergenian Photo

This peak is not in the book.


Split Rock only has 165′ of prominence but it has a very impressive west face that can be seen from US 95 near Jordan Valley. There is a rock tower that is separated from the rest of the west face that gave Split Rock it’s name. To reach the trailhead, drive to Jordan Valley, OR and then turn east on Yturri Blvd. Follow Yturri Blvd east for a few miles before turning east on Trout Creek Rd. Drive for a mile and park at the parking lot on the north side of the road. The road that runs just east of the summit originates at Trout Creek Rd but is blocked by private property. Hike northwest until you reach another road that heads east. This road will take you well north of the private property boundary that is to the east. Take this road east until the road veers south. Leave the road and follow the southwest ridge to the summit. The views are excellent of the Silver City Range and South Mountain.

Split Rock. Brett Sergenian Photo

Split Rock. Brett Sergenian Photo

The Split Rock BM. Brett Sergenian Photo

The Split Rock BM. Brett Sergenian Photo

Mountain Range: Owyhee Mountains

Longitude: -116.9653   Latitude: 42.9861

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