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 of the Snake River Plain and Bennett Mountain from the summit. This is fire-prone country in the Summer, so I recommend climbing this peak between mid-February and early May. USGS Teapot Dome
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, 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 left and follow the broad summit ridge to the summit.
This route was 1.8 miles long and gained a bit over 900 feet in elevation from the point where I parked.
Teapot Dome as viewed from Peak 5268.
Regions: Bennett Mountain Hills->WESTERN IDAHO
Mountain Range: Bennett Mountain Hills
Year Climbed: 2016
Longitude: -115.51709 Latitude: 43.17449