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bhobbsFAIL
Date Climbed: May 17, 2009

bhobbs

Will get another shot... I hope anyway
Posted Feb 20, 2014 1:56 pm

MlaskyFun Peak  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 4, 2012

Mlasky

Nice summit block scramble. Good climb, good company!
Posted Sep 27, 2012 12:40 am

mfox79Fun but...  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 25, 2012

mfox79

The smoke killed my lungs as well as the views. other then that the climing was a fun sustained class 3 scramble for the final 900feet.This climb had a bit of everything from a forested trail to a forested class 2 hill slog to alpine scrambling. the register was missing though and kind of a shame after hearing about the history it contained. anyway it was another great day in the hills about 9 hours round trip.
Posted Aug 26, 2012 11:40 am

idahomtnhighWest Face  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 29, 2012

idahomtnhigh

Climbing with calebEOC and Troy B.
Posted Aug 1, 2012 1:23 am

Troy BWest Ridge/ West Face  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 29, 2012

Troy B

Climbed with calebEOC, he listed the details below. Loved the finish of this beautiful quartz peak.
Posted Jul 30, 2012 2:02 pm

calebEOCWest Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 29, 2012

calebEOC

We camped near the cabin in Basinger Canyon as this was the only part of the canyon where we could find water. Started at 4am to avoid any trouble with afternoon thunderstorms which built up each of the three days we were hiking in this area. Gaining the upper ridge was fairly mundane and went quickly, scrambling up the bell however was one of the more entertaining climbs I have done. Route wasnt as steep as it looks from the valley floor. We were in the shade for the entirety of the ascent thanks to the giant shadow cast by the summit formation.
Posted Jul 30, 2012 10:37 am

boisedocsecond times a charm  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 1, 2012

boisedoc

after getting turned back by some worrisome snow conditions in 2009, I had been biding my time to get back to finish this one. This time it was all dry. Very fun scramble up the west face. Exciting but never too exposed. I think this is one of Idaho's best scrambles. With a 4wd you can drive to 7600 feet in Basinger canyon. No one else around
Posted Jul 1, 2012 10:57 pm

jmarkhamBell Mountain  Sucess!

jmarkham

Twice up it; first sometime back in maybe 1980 and a wonderful trip back up in 2008; both up the southwest facing gully.
Posted Apr 24, 2012 7:52 pm

Scarp172West Ridge
Date Climbed: Dec 29, 2009

Scarp172

We took a hike up the ridge for a good day of snowshoeing, we'll come back for the summit another day.
Posted Jan 5, 2011 6:13 pm

Super DaveAwesome Peak  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 17, 2009

Super Dave

Climbed from Basinger Canyon up to the West Ridge, the up steep warming snow up the west face. One of the most challenging climbs I’ve done. Here’s a trip-report and some photos.
Posted Jun 14, 2009 8:10 pm

nbasfordN coutair

nbasford

Fun snow climb
Posted Dec 31, 2007 1:13 am

montanaboyEast ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 5, 2007

montanaboy

Hiked up Bell Mountain canyon. Gained east ridge, climbed quartz filled gully just to the east of due south.
Posted Aug 7, 2007 12:55 am

skunk apeFun  Sucess!

skunk ape

From Black tail canyon.
Posted Feb 26, 2007 11:53 pm

patascentWest Face  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 10, 1998

patascent

Fun climb.
Posted Feb 18, 2007 2:48 am

splattskiWest face  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 9, 2002

splattski

We did a big loop, up the west ridge, then dropped into the valley to the north and followed the drainage back to camp. Fall colors.
Posted Mar 31, 2006 3:03 am

SawtoothSeanRoute Climbed: West Ridge Date Climbed: April 3, 2004

SawtoothSean

Deep spring snow most of the way made the going somewhat slow, even with snowshoes. Went with IdahoClimber, FastandLight, and KDonaldson
Posted Dec 30, 2005 11:04 pm

punk_rocker333Route Climbed: Standard Date Climbed: August 2004  Sucess!

punk_rocker333

Fun class 2-3 hike up the gulley. One of my favorites. Saw a large herd of elk North of the Summit.
Posted Nov 30, 2005 7:15 pm

mr kieranRoute Climbed: East Ridge Date Climbed: September 2003  Sucess!
Scrambled up from Bell Mountain Canyon. Steep scramble, very loose in spots, but nice and firm on summit block. A little exposure here and there, but a nice, challenging climb. What a fantastic mountain!
Posted Mar 19, 2005 6:13 pm

IdahoSummitsRoute Climbed: Southwest Couloir Date Climbed: May 5th, 2004  Sucess!

IdahoSummits

Climbing via the southwest couloir provided us about 2000 feet of good snow for cramponing. I'll try to get around to writing up that route.
Posted May 4, 2004 12:09 am

IdahoClimberRoute Climbed: West Face Date Climbed: April 3, 2004  Sucess!

IdahoClimber

Well after abusing my brand new truck in the dark we stumbled up the gulch and slept under a full moon before beginning our 6:30 am departure.



It was a great climb! The Lost Rivers to the west were snow covered and the expanse of the Lemhi's is very impressive.



Broke my camera! So can't showcase any of the pictures. If you are climbing early season crampons, axe, and snowshoes are essential. The chutes had some high exposure areas and the mixed climbing was great.



Directions to the mountain are tough in the dark, but you can see a canyon to the north that you head straight up. We made it to about 7600 feet, before the road changed direction.



Highly recommended!
Posted Apr 13, 2004 2:07 pm

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