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Peak 7145, MT | June, 2021

Summit: 
W7M/CL-110

2.5 miles; + 1,700 feet

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Big Arm Lookout, MT | May, 2021

Summit: 
W7M/LM-168

Drive-Up

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Greenstone Mountain, MT | May, 2021

Summit: 
W7M/BE-169

0.5 miles; + 687 feet

This is a pleasant hike that begins at the historic Greenstone Mine just west of Apex, MT in the foothills of the East Pioneer Mountains.

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Green Mountain, ID | September, 2020

Summit: 
W7I/IC-172

Drive-Up on a spur road from the Magruder Corridor

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Peak 7699, ID | September, 2020

Summit: 
W7I/IC-124

7.0 miles, +2,600 ft; -1,800 From Elk Mountain TH

I activated the way out from the Wylies Peak area on the final day of a 15-day backpacking trip; but the route description is the more direct route across Goat Creek.

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Moose Ridge, ID| September, 2020

Summit: 
W7I/IC-188

16.2 miles, +4,300 ft; -4,200 From Elk Mountain TH

1.2 miles, +300, - 200 ft ft from Trail 562 Junction

I activated this on the 14th day of a 15-day backpacking from the Elk Mountain Trailhead, via Mink Ridge & Marten Creek with a side-trip up Marten Creek to Marten Hot springs; but the route description is the more direct route across Goat Creek and along the Square Rock & Moose Ridge.

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Shearer Peak, ID | September, 2020

Summit: 
W7I/IC-252

18.5-miles, +4,700 ft; -5,300 From Elk Mountain TH

3.5 miles, +800, - 1,500 ft ft from Trail 562 Junction

I activated this on the 13th day of a 15-day backpacking from the Elk Mountain Trailhead, via Mink Ridge & Marten Creek with a side-trip up Marten Creek to Marten Hot springs; but the route description is the more direct route across Goat Creek and along the Square Rock & Moose Ridge.

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Wylies Peak, ID | September, 2020

Summit: 
W7I/IC-115

10.7-miles, +3,800 ft; -2,900 From Elk Mountain TH

1.2 miles, +1,000 ft from Trail 562 Junction

I activated this on the 12th day of a 15-day backpacking from the Elk Mountain Trailhead, via Mink Ridge & Marten Creek with a side-trip up Marten Creek to Marten Hot springs; but the route description is the more direct route across Goat Creek and along the Square Rock ridge that we took on our way out.

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Vermillion Peak, ID | August, 2020

Summit: 
W7I/IC-137

24.2 miles, +7,500 ft; - 6,800 From Elk Mountain TH

5.2 miles, +3,800; -500 ft from Buck Lake Creek

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Disgrace Butte, ID | August, 2020

Summit: 
W7I/IC-233

22-miles, +6,200 ft; - 6,500 From Elk Mountain TH

3.0 miles, +2,400 ft from Buck Lake Creek