Pioneer Mountains (Idaho)

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Pioneer Mountains
A photo of the Pioneer Mountains looking southwest from Hyndman Peak
Pioneer Mountains
Highest point
Peak Hyndman Peak
Elevation 12,009 ft (3,660 m)
Coordinates 44°08′30″N 115°00′36″W / 44.14153325°N 115.009968511°W / 44.14153325; -115.009968511Coordinates: 44°08′30″N 115°00′36″W / 44.14153325°N 115.009968511°W / 44.14153325; -115.009968511
Dimensions
Length 18 mi (29 km) N/S
Width 20 mi (32 km) E/W
Geography
Country United States
State Idaho

The Pioneer Mountains are a mountain range in the U.S. state of Idaho, spanning Blaine, Butte and Custer counties. The range is bounded on the west by the Big Wood River, Trail Creek and Summit Creek, and the North Fork Big Lost River, on the north and east by the East Fork Big Lost River, Left Fork Cherry Creek, Cherry Creek, Dry Fork Creek, Saint Louis Canyon, and Champagne Creek, and on the south by the Snake River Plain.[1] The mountains are located within Sawtooth and Challis National Forests.


Peaks of the Pioneer Mountains of Idaho[2]
Rank Mountain Peak Elevation Prominence Isolation Location Easiest Route
1 Hyndman Peak !B9917947815736 12,008 ft
3660 m
!B9927103894785 4,806 ft
1465 m
!B9892082097521 30 mi
49 km
43°44′58″N 114°07′52″W / 43.74936°N 114.131103°W / 43.74936; -114.131103 (HyndmanPeak) Class 2
2 Goat Mountain !B9918027366285 11,913 ft
3631 m
!B9944865712538 814 ft
248 m
!B9920275339840 1.8 mi
2.9 km
43°46′27″N 114°08′31″W / 43.774184°N 114.142059°W / 43.774184; -114.142059 (Goat Mountain) Class 5
3 Peak 11,887 !B9918049423091 11,886 ft
3623 m
!B9938579625944 1,526 ft
465 m
!B9909404825177 5.3 mi
8.6 km
43°46′29″N 114°01′49″W / 43.77485°N 114.030224°W / 43.77485; -114.030224 (Peak 11887) Class 3
4 Standhope Peak !B9918057706951 11,877 ft
3620 m
!B9950441729423 466 ft
142 m
!B9929352409722 0.7 mi
1.2 km
43°47′05″N 114°01′30″W / 43.784645°N 114.024879°W / 43.784645; -114.024879 (Standhope Peak) Class 3
5 Devils Bedstead East !B9918068762784 11,864 ft
3616 m
!B9949827201631 495 ft
151 m
!B9920519680093 1.8 mi
2.8 km
43°47′55″N 114°09′08″W / 43.798592°N 114.152313°W / 43.798592; -114.152313 (Devils Bedstead East) Class 3
6 Brocky Peak !B9918088139953 11,841 ft
3609 m
!B9945532626283 761 ft
232 m
!B9921176850810 1.6 mi
2.7 km
43°45′25″N 114°03′07″W / 43.756831°N 114.051867°W / 43.756831; -114.051867 (Brocky Peak) Class 3
7 Altair Peak !B9918102003812 11,824 ft
3604 m
!B9945235364480 784 ft
239 m
!B9925914694331 1.0 mi
1.7 km
43°47′33″N 114°00′27″W / 43.792594°N 114.007596°W / 43.792594; -114.007596 (Altair Peak) Class 3
8 Old Hyndman Peak !B9918143711088 11,775 ft
3589 m
!B9943475108197 935 ft
285 m
!B9927002026332 0.9 mi
1.5 km
43°44′27″N 114°07′02″W / 43.74071°N 114.117141°W / 43.74071; -114.117141 (Old Hyndman Peak) Class 3
9 Duncan's Peak !B9918160442826 11,755 ft
3583 m
!B9952125082572 394 ft
120 m
!B9931756263299 0.6 mi
0.9 km
43°45′22″N 114°08′16″W / 43.756159°N 114.137679°W / 43.756159; -114.137679 (Duncan's Peak) Class 3
10 Pegasus Peak !B9918177202607 11,736 ft
3577 m
!B9947635580371 617 ft
188 m
!B9922992522054 1.4 mi
2.2 km
43°48′44″N 114°00′44″W / 43.812166°N 114.012169°W / 43.812166; -114.012169 (Pegasus Peak) Class 3
11 Angel's Perch !B9918219225361 11,686 ft
3562 m
!B9950027877262 486 ft
148 m
!B9917866182629 2.3 mi
3.7 km
43°47′50″N 114°04′02″W / 43.797248°N 114.067233°W / 43.797248; -114.067233 (Angel's Perch) Class 2
12 Cobb Peak !B9918250154670 11,650 ft
3551 m
!B9947117329693 650 ft
198 m
!B9928070657787 0.8 mi
1.3 km
43°43′52″N 114°07′35″W / 43.731019°N 114.126431°W / 43.731019; -114.126431 (Cobb Peak) Class 3
13 Pyramid Peak !B9918269886882 11,627 ft
3544 m
!B9952293153755 387 ft
118 m
!B9927921401285 0.8 mi
1.4 km
43°47′47″N 113°59′29″W / 43.796297°N 113.991427°W / 43.796297; -113.991427 (Pyramid Peak) Class 2
14 Salzburger Spitzl !B9918292485762 11,601 ft
3536 m
!B9954150325213 322 ft
98 m
!B9927629409738 0.9 mi
1.4 km
43°46′28″N 114°09′33″W / 43.774435°N 114.159269°W / 43.774435; -114.159269 (Salzburger Spitzl) Class 2
X Pioneer Mountain !B9919265907966 10,525 ft
3208 m
!B9949635670130 505 ft
154 m
!B9922293547658 1.5 mi
2.4 km
43°40′17″N 113°54′46″W / 43.67129°N 113.91281°W / 43.67129; -113.91281 (Pioneer Mountain) unknown

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