Selkirk Range Hikes, Trail Description

Silver Dollar Peak

8 May , 2015  

Elevation: 7,181’ Rank: 22 Coordinates: 48.612N, 116.594W Trailhead: Chimney Rock Trail, No. 256 Trailhead elevation 4,020’ Estimated Time: 4 – 5 hours up, 3 – 4 down Southeast Ridge Class 1 5.25 miles, 3,161’ elevation gain Start the climb by parking at the Chimney Rock Trailhead. Cross the bridge and head south along the hillside […]

Selkirk Range Hikes, Trail Description

Long Mountain

8 May , 2015  

Elevation: 7,265’ Rank: 19 Coordinates: 48.834N, 116.616W Trailhead: Pyramid Pass Trail, No. 13 Trailhead elevation 5,410’ (not sure) Estimated Time: 2.5 – 3 hours South Ridge Class 1 5.75 miles, 1,855’ elevation gain (2,495’ net) The simplest way to reach the summit of Long Mountain is by taking the Pyramid Pass Trail. The hike to […]

Selkirk Range Hikes, Trail Description

Selkirk Mountain U-1

8 May , 2015  

Elevation: 7,709 Rank: 1 Coordinates:48.847N, 116.554W Trailhead: Big Fisher Lake Trail, No. 41 Trailhead elevation 5,410’ Estimated Time: 3 – 4.5 hours South Slopes Class 1 5.75 miles, 2,299’ elevation gain (2,799’ net) The highest peak in the U.S. Selkirks is at best, unassuming, not terribly interesting, and somewhat uninspiring. Unlike the impressive granite peaks […]

Selkirk Range Hikes, Trail Description

Fisher Lake Cirque U-4

8 May , 2015  

Elevation: 7,530’ Rank: 9 Coordinates: 48.837N, 116.569W Trailhead: Big Fisher Lake Trail, No. 41 Trailhead elevation 5,410’ (not sure) Estimated Time: 2.5 – 3 hours South Ridge Class 1 4.75 miles, 2120’ elevation gain (2,320’ net) This is similar to Myrtle Peak in that the trail simply passes close to a high point in route […]

Selkirk Range Hikes, Trail Description

Trout Peak U-3

8 May , 2015  

Elevation: 7,535’ Rank: 8 Coordinates: 48.823N, 116.607W Trailhead: Big Fisher Lake Trail, No. 41 Trailhead elevation 5,410’ (not sure) Estimated Time: 2-3 hours East Ridge Class 1 6.5 miles RT, 2125’ elevation gain This is the easiest route up Trout Peak (U-3). The hike into Trout Lake is 3 miles. You do not go all […]

Selkirk Range Hikes, Trail Description

Pyramid Peak

8 May , 2015  

Elevation: 7,355’ Rank: 11 Coordinates: 48.812N, 116.622W Trailhead: Pyramid Pass, No. 13 Trailhead elevation 5,410’ (not sure) Estimated Time: 2-3 hours The most direct way to summit Pyramid Peak is off the trail that crosses the crest at 6500’. You can exit the trail slightly before the crest and head up a steep boulder field […]

Selkirk Range Hikes, Trail Description

Ball Peak

8 May , 2015  

Elevation: 7,265’ Rank: 18 Coordinates: 48.791N, 116.625W Trailhead: Pyramid Pass, No. 13 (connecting with Pyramid/Ball Lakes No. 43) Trailhead Elevation: 5,410’ (not sure) Estimated Time: 2.5 – 3 hours If you are looking for a quick trip to the Selkirk Crest Ball Peak fits the bill. The trail (No. 43) takes off south about a […]

Selkirk Range Hikes, Trail Description

Gunsight Peak

8 May , 2015  

Elevation: 7,352’ Rank: 12 Coordinates: 48.583N 116.695W Trailhead: Fault Lake No. 59 Trailhead elevation: 3,200’ Estimated time: 3 – 4 hours to Fault Lake, 2½-3 to Gunsight Peak The Fault Lake Trail is not steep but it is long. This is the starting point for eastside approaches. And reaching the summit of Gunsight is an […]

Selkirk Range Hikes, Trail Description

Myrtle Peak

23 Dec , 2014  

Elevation: 7,122’ Rank: 26 Coordinates: 48.749N 116.643W Trailhead: Myrtle Peak Trail No. 286 Trailhead elevation: 5,000’ Estimated time: 11⁄2 – 2 hours to Myrtle Peak, 21⁄2-3 to Myrtle Lake Southeast Ridge From Myrtle Peak Trailhead 6.0 mi RT – 2,122’ gain class 1 Myrtle Lake 3.0 mi RT from summit of Myrtle Peak– 1,100’ The […]

Selkirk Range Hikes, Trail Description

Hunt Peak

23 Dec , 2014  

Elevation 7,058’ Rank 29 Coordinates 48.559N 116.700W Trailhead Fault Lake No. 59 Trailhead elevation 3,200’ Estimated time 3-4 hours to Fault Lake, 2 to summit Southeast Ridge Class 3 From Fault Lake Trailhead 16.0 mi RT — 3858’ gain From Fault Lake 3.0 mi RT – 1078’ gain The hike in to Fault Lake is […]