Elevation: 4,713 ft
This peak is not in the book.
Teapot Dome was a landmark along the Oregon Trail. The peak offers great early season hiking opportunity. There are great views from the summit of the Snake River Plain and Bennett Mountain from the summit. This is hot and fire prone country in the summer so I recommend climbing this peak between mid-February and early May.
To reach the peak take Exit 95 from I-84 and head north on US-20. At 7.2 miles turn right onto NE Teapot Road. Take this road south for roughly 2.5 miles and park along the road.
There is an obvious and large gully that descends from near the summit. The base of the gully is roughly 0.5 miles from the road. The gully climbs steeply up through the rhyolite cliffs that crown the peak’s summit ridge. Once on the summit ridge, turn right and follow the broad summit ridge to the summit.
This route was 1.8 miles long and gained a bit over 900 feet from the point where i parked.USGS Teapot Dome