Borah in Pictures by Bob Boyles

I was inspired to put together a collection of photos of Mount Borah’s faces and ridges.

The faces and ridges of Mount Borah.

The faces and ridges of Mount Borah.

The East Face of Mount Borah. The East Ridge is in the top upper left of the photo. The Northeast Ridge follows the skyline on the upper right. The large buttress, (or Super Buttress as some local climbers call it), dominates the upper right skyline. Photo by Bob Boyles

The East Face of Mount Borah. The East Ridge is in the top upper left of the photo. The Northeast Ridge follows the skyline on the upper right. The large buttress, or Super Buttress as some local climbers call it, dominates the upper right skyline.
Photo by Bob Boyles

The East Face cirque. From left to right on the skyline, the East Ridge, East Face, Northwest Ridge (Super Buttress), and Upper East Ridge. Photo by Bob Boyles

The East Face cirque. From left to right on the skyline, the East Ridge, East Face, Northwest Ridge (Super Buttress), and Upper East Ridge.
Photo by Bob Boyles

Looking down the East Ridge of Mount Borah. This ridge rises abruptly between the drainages of the East Face of Mount Borah and the North Face of Mount Sacajawea. Photo by Wes Collins

Looking down the East Ridge of Mount Borah. This ridge rises abruptly between the drainages of the East Face of Mount Borah and the North Face of Mount Sacajawea.
Photo by Wes Collins

Looking down the Super Buttress and the upper East Ridge. This ridge forms the boundary between the East Ridge and upper East Face and intersects the Northeast Ridge below the summit of Mount Borah. Photo by Wes Collins

Looking down the Super Buttress and the upper East Ridge. This ridge forms the boundary between the East Ridge and upper East Face and intersects the Northeast Ridge below the summit of Mount Borah.
Photo by Wes Collins

From left to right, The East Ridge, East Face, Upper East Ridge, and the Upper East Face. Photo by John Platt

From left to right, The East Ridge, East Face, Upper East Ridge, and the Upper East Face.
Photo by John Platt

The Upper East Face of Mount Borah. This face ends on the Northeast Ridge and does not lead directly to the summit. Access to this face is from the Rock Creek drainage on the east (Pahsimeroi) side of the mountain Photo by Margo Mandella.

The Upper East Face of Mount Borah. This face ends on the Northeast Ridge and does not lead directly to the summit. Access to this face is from the Rock Creek drainage on the east (Pahsimeroi) side of the mountain
Photo by Margo Mandella.

The upper East Face of Mount Borah. The Upper East Ridge is on the left and the Northeast Ridge, right foreground. The Northwest Ridge and summit are just visible in the back. Photo by John Platt

The upper East Face of Mount Borah. The Upper East Ridge is on the left and the Northeast Ridge, right foreground. The Northwest Ridge and summit are just visible in the back.
Photo by John Platt

The North Face of Mt Borah. The Northeast Ridge is on the left skyline. The Northwest Ridge is on the right skyline. Photo by Dan Robbins

The North Face of Mt Borah. The Northeast Ridge is on the left skyline. The Northwest Ridge is on the right skyline.
Photo by Dan Robbins

The Northwest Ridge is in the center of the photo. This ridge splits into two separate ridges lower down on the mountain, one into the Rock Creek drainage and the other forms the edge of the West Face. The Southwest (Chicken-Out) Ridge is on the right skyline. Photo by John Platt

The Northwest Ridge is in the center of the photo. This ridge splits into two separate ridges lower down on the mountain, one into the Rock Creek drainage and the other forms the edge of the West Face. The Southwest (Chicken-Out) Ridge is on the right skyline.
Photo by John Platt

The West Face of Mount Borah. The Northwest Ridge follows the upper left skyline. The Southwest Ridge is on the right. Photo by Abram Grisham

The West Face of Mount Borah. The Northwest Ridge follows the upper left skyline. The Southwest Ridge is on the right.
Photo by Abram Grisham

The South Face of Mount Borah. Four of Mount Borah's major ridges are visible in this picture. From upper left to right - Northwest Ridge, Southwest Ridge, East Ridge, and the Northeast Ridge. Photo by Wes Collins

The South Face of Mount Borah. Four of Mount Borah’s major ridges are visible in this picture. From upper left to right – Northwest Ridge, Southwest Ridge, East Ridge, and the Northeast Ridge.
Photo by Wes Collins

The South Face of Mount Borah from the Sacajawea drainage. Photo by Wes Collins

The South Face of Mount Borah from the Sacajawea drainage.
Photo by Wes Collins