White Mountain

Elevation: 10,442 ft
Prominence: 3,772

Climbing and access information for this peak is on Page 133 of the book.


White Mountain is the highest point in the Salmon River Mountains and is one of the easiest peaks in the range to access. The peak has nearly 4,000 feet of prominence. The official name “White Mountain” is found on a subsidiary summit east of the peak’s true summit. Peakbagger.com refers to the high point (i.e., the West Summit) as “White Mountain West.” There is a pending request to officially move the name White Mountain to this summit. USGS Twin Peaks

The north face of White Mountain viewed from the road to the summit of South Twin. The climb starts from this point.

The North Face of White Mountain as viewed from the road to the summit of South Twin Peak. The climb starts from this point.

The starting point to climb White Mountain via the north ridge route is shown in this photo. FS-090 leads to the summit of South Twin. Follow it from its start for 1.5 miles and park where you see the cars in this photo.

The starting point for the North Ridge Route. FS-090 leads to the summit of South Twin. Follow it from its start for 1.5 miles and park where you see the cars in this photo.

White Mountain.

The summit of White Mountain as viewed from the saddle on its West Ridge. Note the areas of white rock.

The summit of White Mountain is a pile rubble.

The summit of White Mountain is a pile of rubble.

White Mountain from the Slopes of South Twin Peak.

White Mountain as viewed from the slopes of South Twin Peak.

Some more of the “white rock” associated with this peak. Dan Robbins Photo

More of the “white rock” associated with this peak. Dan Robbins Photo

Mountain Range: Eastern Salmon River Mountains

Year Climbed: 1989

Longitude: -114.4957   Latitude: 44.5747

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