West Twin Peak 6415

Elevation: 6,416 ft
Prominence: 384

West Twin Peak viewed from the southwest along the East Fork Clover Creek.

This peak is not in the book.


West Twin Peak sits, of course due west of East Twin Peak on the Bennett Mountain Hills’ crest. Like its Twin it can be climbed from almost any direction.

West Twin Peak viewed from the southwest along the East Fork Clover Creek.

West Twin Peak viewed from the southwest along the East Fork Clover Creek.

Access

Road access to the peak’s southern slopes is via the Bennett Mountain Road. This road is discussed in detail on the Bennett Mountain Hills page. Starting on ID-46 take the Gooding City of Rocks Road to the signed Davis Mountain Road. Follow this road west for eight rough miles to the East Fork Clover Creek. 4WD recommended. Just after you cross the creek a two-track heads up the drainage. Follow this road to the 5,600 foot contour.

West Face, Class 2

The west slopes are open and almost any line will take you to the summit ridge. My line is shown on the map below. The mileage to the top was 0.84 miles with 820 feet of gain.

The Davis Mountain Road is in blue. The heavy black line is the road up the East Fork. The brown line is my GPS track to the summit.

The Davis Mountain Road is in blue. The heavy black line is the road up the East Fork. The brown line is my GPS track to the summit.

There is a circular hole on the summit. It is about three feet deep. Its origins are a mystery.

Looking north across the Camas Prairie to the Soldier Mountains.

My GPS as shown on Google Earth.

My GPS as shown on Google Earth.

USGS Fir Grove Mountain

Climber Trip Reports

Mountain Range: Bennett Mountain Hills

Year Climbed: 2018

Longitude: -114.87401   Latitude: 43.21309

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