Swanholm Peak

Elevation: 8,740 ft
Prominence: 360

Climbing and access information for this peak is found on page 148.


Sawnholm Peak is a lookout site on the Boise National Forest with a 4WD road to the summit. The lookout is no longer in use.

The summit is just ahead in this June of 1997 photo. You can see the 4WD road in the lower left hand cornern. This road is more trail like than road like and is a great way to access the summit.

The summit is just ahead in this June of 1997 photo. You can see the 4WD road in the lower left hand cornern. This road is more trail like than road like and is a great way to access the summit.

Updated Access

From Boise, take ID-21 toward Idaho City and Lowman. Just before MP 57, take Middle Fork Boise River road FS-268 east for 38.0 miles. Turn left on FS-327 and go 5.0 miles to the Horse Heaven/Swanholm Trailhead. Hike trail 050 4.0 miles. Please note that this area has burned in spots and in 2013 a lot of signs were missing. Make sure you have a good map when heading to the trailhead.

Swanholm Peak from West Warrior Peak. Dan Robbins Photo

Swanholm Peak from West Warrior Peak. Dan Robbins Photo

 

Mountain Range: Boise Mountains

Year Climbed: 1997

Longitude: -115.32539   Latitude: 43.89169

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