Seven Devils Mountains

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Seven Devils Mountains
A photo of the Seven Devils during winter
The Seven Devils
Highest point
Peak He Devil
Elevation 9,393 ft (2,863 m)
Coordinates 45°19′27″N 116°32′54″W / 45.324135°N 116.548418°W / 45.324135; -116.548418Coordinates: 45°19′27″N 116°32′54″W / 45.324135°N 116.548418°W / 45.324135; -116.548418
Dimensions
Length 84 mi (135 km) N/S
Width 29 mi (47 km) E/W
Area 1,289 sq mi (3,340 km2)
Geography
Country United States
State Idaho
SevenDevils is located in United States
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Location in the United States
SevenDevils is located in Idaho
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Location in Idaho

The Seven Devils are notable peaks in west central Idaho in the Hells Canyon Wilderness.[1] They are above the east bank of the Snake River, which forms the Idaho-Oregon border. The mountains are part of the Rocky Mountains, and the tallest peaks are 7900 vertical feet (2410 m) above the adjacent Snake River, with few trees in between. There are several marked and unmarked trails and cleared camping areas throughout the mountains. It has several waterfalls and streams as well as numerous lakes.

Immediately southwest of Riggins, the Seven Devils are accessible from U.S. Highway 95 by a gravel road which vertically climbs over 5,500 feet (1,680 m) in 17 miles (27 km).

Ecology[edit]

The Seven Devils contains a wide variety of wildlife such as Bighorn Sheep, Mountain Goat, Mule Deer, Elk, Black Bear, Cougar, cutthroat and rainbow trout. There are several lakes with high fish populations and there are numerous wild flowers. The Seven Devils has numerous sub-alpine meadows and vast pine forests.

Peaks[edit]

An incomplete list of peaks of the Seven Devils Mountains[2][3]
Mountain Peak Elevation Prominence Isolation Location
He Devil 9,393 ft
2863 m
5,200 ft
1585 m
0.4 mi
0.6 km
45°19′27″N 116°32′54″W / 45.324135°N 116.548418°W / 45.324135; -116.548418 (He Devil)
She Devil 9,380 ft
2859 m
518 ft
158 m
31 mi
51 km
45°19′26″N 116°32′26″W / 45.323996°N 116.540596°W / 45.323996; -116.540596 (She Devil)
Devils Throne 9,281 ft
2829 m
682 ft
208 m
1.1 mi
1.8 km
45°18′32″N 116°33′18″W / 45.308791°N 116.554899°W / 45.308791; -116.554899 (Devils Throne)
Tower of Babel 9,268 ft
2825 m
200 ft
61 m
0.7 mi
1.2 km
45°19′48″N 116°31′42″W / 45.330067°N 116.528399°W / 45.330067; -116.528399 (Tower of Babel)
The Ogre 9,255 ft
2821 m
535 ft
163 m
0.5 mi
0.8 km
45°19′10″N 116°31′56″W / 45.319545°N 116.532146°W / 45.319545; -116.532146 (The Ogre)
Mount Baal 9,160 ft
2792 m
121 ft
37 m
0.4 mi
0.6 km
45°19′34″N 116°32′00″W / 45.326203°N 116.533349°W / 45.326203; -116.533349 (Mount Baal)
Mount Belial 9,140 ft
2786 m
161 ft
49 m
0.6 mi
0.9 km
45°18′57″N 116°32′56″W / 45.315827°N 116.548997°W / 45.315827; -116.548997 (Mount Belial)
Twin Imps 8,999 ft
2743 m
480 ft
146 m
unknown 45°17′57″N 116°33′54″W / 45.2992°N 116.5649°W / 45.2992; -116.5649 (The Twin Imps)
The Goblin 8,980 ft
2737 m
187 ft
57 m
0.4 mi
0.6 km
45°19′06″N 116°31′30″W / 45.318332°N 116.525026°W / 45.318332; -116.525026 (The Goblin)
Monument Peak 8,957 ft
2730 m
1,381 ft
421 m
5.7 mi
9.1 km
45°13′36″N 116°33′29″W / 45.226625°N 116.558096°W / 45.226625; -116.558096 (Monument Peak)
Casey Mountain 8,799 ft
2682 m
800 ft
244 m
unknown 45°13′32″N 116°35′54″W / 45.2256°N 116.5983°W / 45.2256; -116.5983 (Casey Mountain)
Jackley Mountain 8,799 ft
2682 m
931 ft
284 m
unknown 45°14′55″N 116°31′18″W / 45.2486°N 116.5218°W / 45.2486; -116.5218 (Jackley Mountain)
Pyramid Mountain 8,701 ft
2652 m
400 ft
122 m
unknown 45°17′17″N 116°34′20″W / 45.2880°N 116.5722°W / 45.2880; -116.5722 (Pyramid Mountain)
White Mountain 8,501 ft
2591 m
534 ft
163 m
unknown 45°11′01″N 116°35′23″W / 45.1837°N 116.5898°W / 45.1837; -116.5898 (White Mountain)
Black Imp 8,399 ft
2560 m
180 ft
55 m
unknown 45°14′16″N 116°33′44″W / 45.2377°N 116.5623°W / 45.2377; -116.5623 (Black Imp)
Emmett Mountain 8,399 ft
2560 m
440 ft
134 m
unknown 45°12′23″N 116°36′42″W / 45.2065°N 116.6117°W / 45.2065; -116.6117 (Emmett Mountain)
Carbonate Hill 8,100 ft
2469 m
466 ft
142 m
unknown 45°15′27″N 116°34′33″W / 45.2575°N 116.5759°W / 45.2575; -116.5759 (Carbonate Hill)
Granite Mountain 7,999 ft
2438 m
440 ft
134 m
unknown 45°16′27″N 116°36′25″W / 45.2742°N 116.6069°W / 45.2742; -116.6069 (Granite Mountain)
A panorama of the Seven Devils viewed from the Dry Diggins Lookout in summer
The Seven Devils from Dry Diggins Lookout


A panorama of the Seven Devils viewed from the east in summer
The Seven Devils looking from the east.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Seven Devils Mountains". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved October 13, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Seven Devils Mountains". PeakBagger. Retrieved October 13, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Seven Devils Mountains". SummitPost. Retrieved October 13, 2012.