Diamond Peak (Idaho)

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Diamond Peak
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Diamond Peak from Idaho highway 28
Elevation 12,202 ft (3,719 m)[1]
Prominence 5,377 ft (1,639 m)[2]
Listing Ultra
Location
Diamond Peak is located in Idaho
Diamond Peak
Diamond Peak
Idaho, U.S.
Location Butte County, Idaho, U.S.
Range Lemhi Range
Coordinates 44°08′30″N 113°04′58″W / 44.141667°N 113.082778°W / 44.141667; -113.082778Coordinates: 44°08′30″N 113°04′58″W / 44.141667°N 113.082778°W / 44.141667; -113.082778
Topo map USGS Diamond Peak
Climbing
First ascent 1912, T.M. Bannon
Easiest route Scramble, class 3

Diamond Peak is the highest point in the Lemhi Range in the Rocky Mountains in Idaho.[3] At 12,202 feet (3,719 m) above sea level, it is the fourth highest peak in Idaho. It is situated 34.5 miles (55.5 km) east of Borah Peak in the Lost River Range, opposite the Little Lost River valley. It is the highest point in the Caribou-Targhee National Forest. The closest higher peak is Mount Church, which is 31.8 mi (51.2 km) to the west.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Diamond Peak". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey. Retrieved October 13, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Diamond Peak, Idaho". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved October 13, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Diamond Peak". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved October 13, 2012.