Altair Peak

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Altair Peak
A photo of Altair and surrounding peaks viewed from Hyndman Peak.
Altair Peak viewed from Hyndman Peak
Highest point
Elevation11,825 ft (3,604 m) [1]
Prominence785 ft (239 m) [1]
Coordinates43°47′33″N 114°00′27″W / 43.792594°N 114.007596°W / 43.792594; -114.007596Coordinates: 43°47′33″N 114°00′27″W / 43.792594°N 114.007596°W / 43.792594; -114.007596
Geography
Altair Peak is located in Idaho
Altair Peak
Altair Peak
Parent rangePioneer Mountains
Topo mapUSGS Standhope Peak
Climbing
Easiest routeScramble, class 3

Altair Peak, at 11,825 feet (3,604 m) above sea level is the seventh highest peak in the Pioneer Mountains of Idaho. The peak is located in Salmon-Challis National Forest and Custer County. It is the 25th highest peak in Idaho and about 1 mi (1.6 km) northeast of Standhope Peak and 0.85 mi (1.37 km) southwest of Pyramid Peak.[2][3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Altair Peak, Idaho". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved January 1, 2013.
  2. ^ "The 100 Highest Peaks". Idaho: A Climbing Guide. Retrieved January 1, 2013.
  3. ^ Sawtooth National Forest (Map) (1998 ed.). Sawtooth National Forest, U.S. Forest Service.
  4. ^ "Altair Peak". SummitPost.org. Retrieved January 1, 2013.