Standhope Peak

Elevation: 11,878 ft
Prominence: 468

Climbing information for this peak is found on pages 253 and 254. Derek Percoski recommends upgrading the southwest ridge route found in the book to Class 3 noting “It’s tough trying to choose ratings for gray areas, but I would for sure call that one class3. Maybe I wasn’t looking side to side as much for bypasses.”  Updated September 2019


A scenically situatated Idaho peak, Standhope Peak is one of the most sought after Pioneer Mountain summits. The summit towers over Fall Creek to the west, Surprise Valley to the north and Broad Canyon to the east and south.

Standhope Peak from Bettie Lake.

Standhope Peak from Bettie Lake.

Standhope Peak from Pyramid Peak.

Standhope Peak from Pyramid Peak.

tandhope Peak from Bettie Lake.

tandhope Peak from Bettie Lake.

Standhope Peak from Altair Peak.

Standhope Peak from Altair Peak.

The east ridge is a classic line that leads to the summit of broken ground.

The lower east ridge rolls a bit before the steeper upper ridge.

The lower east ridge rolls a bit before the steeper upper ridge.

East Ridge Standhope Peak.

East Ridge Standhope Peak.

Moving up the east ridge it steepens significantly.

Moving up the east ridge it steepens significantly.

The upper east ridge.

The upper east ridge.

Nearing the summit.

Nearing the summit.


 

Climber Trip Reports

Mountain Range: Pioneer Mountains

Year Climbed: 1987

Longitude: -114.024879   Latitude: 43.784645

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