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Star Peak (Winter)

Star Peak is just east of the Idaho border and starts just off the road before you get to Big Eddy Campground. If you reach the campground coming from Clark Fork, you have gone about a quarter of a mile too far. The trailhead for the Big Eddy Trail and Starr Peak is 100 yards […]

Myrtle Peak

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 […]

Hunt Peak

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 […]

Harrison Peak

Elevation: 7,292’ Rank: 16 Coordinates: 48.688N 116.660W Trailhead: Harrison Lake No. 217 Trailhead elevation: 4,746’ Estimated time: 1-2 hours to Harrison Lake, 11⁄2-2 to summit Northeast Face Route From Harrison Lake Trailhead 9.6 mi RT -- 2546’ gain class 2 From Harrison Lake 3.0 mi RT - 1110’ gain Harrison Peak is one of the […]

Beehive Peak

Elevation: 7,540’ From Beehive Lake Trailhead 11.6 miles RT -- 3090’ gain class 2+ From Beehive Lake 2.6 miles RT - 1083’ gain This is the peak directly to the right as you come to the end of the trail at Beehive Lake. There is a prominent ridge that connects the two peaks. The drop-off […]

Twin Peak South

From Beehive Lake Trailhead 13.6 miles RT – 3,457’ gain class 2+ (if ascending the North Twin) From Beehive Lake 4.6 miles RT Elevation: 7,560’ +/- Rank: unranked Coordinates: Trailhead: Beehive Lake No. 279 Trailhead elevation: 4,450’ Estimated time: 2-3 hours to Beehive, 2-21⁄2 to summit Follow the east face route description for the North […]

Twin Peak North

Elevation 7,607’ Rank 5 Coordinates 48.651N 116.665W Trailhead Beehive Lake No. 279 Trailhead elevation 4,450’ Estimated time 2-3 hours to Beehive, 11⁄2-2 to summit East Face Route From Beehive Lake Trailhead 10.5 mi RT -- 3157’ gain class 2+ From Beehive Lake 1.5 mi RT - 1150’ gain Description The north twin is the higher […]

Mickinnick Trail

Nestled on the North end of Sandpoint, the Mickinnick Trailhead is just off Woodland Drive. Take Highway 95 North and turn left toward Schweitzer Mountain Resort. Woodland Drive is a quarter mile past the railroad tracks. Turn left and cross the small bridge over Sand Creek. Follow the dirt road half a mile. This leads […]

Silver Dollar Peak Finale

All good things must come to an end and this year has been terrific. Yesterday was my last hike/climb for the year here in the U.S. Selkirks. The weather was near perfect. I have attached a few photos from the hike up Silver Dollar Peak here – the 13th unique peak we have done the […]

Roman Nose Peak

Elevation: 7,260’ Rank: 20 Coordinates: 48.628N, 116.593W Trailhead: Roman Nose Lake Trail, No. 165 Trailhead elevation 5,900’ Estimated time: 2.5 - 3 hours West Couloir 3.5 miles, 1,360’ elevation gain Class 2 Roman Nose Lakes are some of the most beautiful and easy to access lakes in the region. The trailhead starts at the lower […]

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