Mount Church (Idaho)

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Mount Church
A photo of Mount Church and surrounding peaks in the Lost River Range.
Mount Church and surrounding peaks
Highest point
Elevation12,200 ft (3,700 m)
Prominence920 ft (280 m) [1]
Parent peakLeatherman Peak
Coordinates44°03′58″N 113°42′48″W / 44.066058°N 113.713397°W / 44.066058; -113.713397Coordinates: 44°03′58″N 113°42′48″W / 44.066058°N 113.713397°W / 44.066058; -113.713397
Mount Church is located in Idaho
Mount Church
Mount Church
Parent rangeLost River Range
Topo mapUSGS Leatherman Peak
Easiest routeScramble, class 3

Mount Church, at 12,200 feet (3,700 m) above sea level is the third highest peak in Idaho and the Lost River Range. The peak is located in Salmon-Challis National Forest in Custer County. It is 1.45 mi (2.33 km) southeast of Leatherman Peak, its line parent, and 0.65 mi (1.05 km) northwest of Donaldson Peak. The peak has not been officially named or measured, but it has been unofficially named after Frank Church, a former Senator from Idaho.[2][3][4]


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  2. ^ "The 100 Highest Peaks". Idaho: A Climbing Guide. Retrieved January 2, 2013.
  3. ^ "Mount Church". Retrieved January 2, 2013.
  4. ^ "Idaho 12er Home Page". Idaho Summits. Retrieved January 2, 2013.