Idaho: Climbs, Scrambles, and Hikes

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Whether it's a technical ascent of the great west wall of Elephants Perch or a scramble to the summit of 12,662-foot Mount Borah, here's your key to high adventure in Idaho. Tom Lopez has updated and expanded his encyclopedic guide to more than 800 summits. All the features that made the first edition so popular are here -- detailed route descriptions, difficulty ratings, summit heights, access information to hundreds of roads and trails, extensive sections on history and geology, and much, much more. You won't ...
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Overview

Whether it's a technical ascent of the great west wall of Elephants Perch or a scramble to the summit of 12,662-foot Mount Borah, here's your key to high adventure in Idaho. Tom Lopez has updated and expanded his encyclopedic guide to more than 800 summits. All the features that made the first edition so popular are here -- detailed route descriptions, difficulty ratings, summit heights, access information to hundreds of roads and trails, extensive sections on history and geology, and much, much more. You won't find a more thorough guide anywhere!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780898866087
  • Publisher: Mountaineers Books, The
  • Publication date: 10/28/2000
  • Edition description: REVISED
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 400
  • Sales rank: 1,379,815
  • Product dimensions: 6.94 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements 7
A Word About Safety 9
Introduction 11
"A Geographic Monstrosity" 11
Mountaineering History 12
Geology 26
Weather 28
Using This Book 29
Organization 29
Using the Approach Directions 30
Abbreviations 30
Roads and Trails 30
Maps 31
Mountain Names 32
The Climbing Routes 33
The Ratings Game 33
Section I Northern Idaho
From the Canadian Border South to the Salmon River; From the Washington and Oregon Border East to the Montana Border 35
1. The Selkirk Mountains 35
2. The Purcell Mountains 49
3. The Cabinet Mountains 51
4. The Coeur d'Alene Mountains 55
5. The Saint Joe Mountains 56
6. The Clearwater Mountains 59
7. The Bitterroot Mountains 82
Section II Western Idaho
From the Salmon River South to the Snake River; From the Oregon Border East to Idaho-75 and US-93 95
1. The Western Border: The Craig, Seven Devils, Cuddy, and Hitt Mountains 95
2. The West Mountains 105
3. The Salmon River Mountains 108
4. The Boise Mountains 144
5. The Sawtooth Range 156
6. The Smoky Mountains 210
7. The Soldier Mountains 214
Section III Eastern Idaho
From Idaho-75 and US-93 East to the Wyoming Border; From Montana South to the Snake River 218
1. The White Cloud Mountains 218
2. The Boulder Mountains 231
3. The Pioneer Mountains 243
4. The White Knob Mountains 261
5. The Lost River Range 265
6. The Lemhi Range 295
7. The Beaverhead Mountains 319
8. The Centennial Mountains 331
9. The Henrys Lake Mountains 335
10. The Big Hole Mountains and Snake River Range 337
Section IV Southern Idaho
From the Snake River South to the Utah and Nevada Borders 343
1. The Owyhee Mountains 343
2. The Goose Creek Mountains 347
3. The Albion Range 348
4. The Black Pine Mountains 351
5. The Sublett Mountains 353
6. The Deep Creek Mountains 353
7. The Bannock Range 355
8. The Portneuf Range 359
9. The Blackfoot Mountains 363
10. The Bear River Range 364
11. The Peale Mountains 367
12. The Caribou Range 369
Appendix A Idaho Peaks 10,000 Feet or Higher 373
Appendix B Highest Peaks in Each Idaho Mountain Range or Subrange 380
Appendix C Tentative List of Idaho First Ascents of Peaks and Major Formations 382
Appendix D Addresses 386
Appendix E Selected References 388
Index 389
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