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Scott Peak Trailhead

Scott Peak Trailhead

Scott Peak Trailhead

Page Type: Trailhead

Location: Idaho, United States, North America

Lat/Lon: 44.32726°N / 112.86124°W

Object Title: Scott Peak Trailhead

County: Lemhi

Season: Summer, Fall

Elevation: 7700 ft / 2347 m


Page By: Michael Hoyt

Created/Edited: Dec 31, 2006 / Dec 31, 2006

Object ID: 255543

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Access for Scott Peak

Looking down Scott Canyon...
Looking back toward Scott Canyon from the Southwest Ridge Route.

From Idaho Falls, ID, drive north on I-15 to Sage Junction (Exit 143).

Drive west through Terreton and Mud Lake

Just west of Mud Lake, you will encounter a junction, stay on 28 (right) towards Salmon, ID.

From the junction, continue on ID 28 for about 42.5 miles.

Turn right (north-northeast) onto Nicholia Road and continue for about 3 miles (toward the Nicholia Mine).

Turn right (southeast) onto Road 300 and continue for about 4.5 miles.

Turn left (east-northeast)up Scott Canyon (FR 190) and drive to where the road is blocked with a gate.

There is plenty of room to park.

A high-clearance vehicle is recommended for traveling these roads.

External Links

For information about the climbers' routes accessed from this trailhead, see the links included in the pictures' descriptions.
[img:139931:aligncenter:medium:Looking back toward Scott Canyon from the Southwest Ridge Route.]
[img:57184:aligncenter:small:Looking back along the
Scott Canyon Route.]


Snow capped Scott Peak in the...Looking down Scott Canyon...