Mount Cramer

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Mount Cramer
Mount Cramer is located in Idaho
Mount Cramer
Mount Cramer
Custer and Boise Counties, Idaho, U.S.
Highest point
Elevation 10,716 ft (3,266 m) [1]
Prominence 1,716 ft (523 m) [2]
Parent peak Thompson Peak
Coordinates 44°00′40″N 114°58′57″W / 44.011016°N 114.9825801°W / 44.011016; -114.9825801Coordinates: 44°00′40″N 114°58′57″W / 44.011016°N 114.9825801°W / 44.011016; -114.9825801[3]
Geography
Location Custer and Boise Counties, Idaho, U.S.
Parent range Sawtooth Range
Topo map USGS Mount Cramer
Climbing
Easiest route Scramble - Class 3

Mount Cramer, at 10,716 feet (3,266 m) is the second highest peak in the Sawtooth Range of Idaho. The summit of Mount Cramer is located on the border of Custer and Boise Counties. The peak is the highest point in Boise County. Mount Cramer is also located within the Sawtooth Wilderness portion of the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. The town of Stanley, Idaho is almost 14 miles (23 km) from Mount Cramer, while the area known as Sawtooth City is nearly 12 miles (19 km) from Mount Cramer. The west side of Mount Cramer drains into the South Fork of the Payette River, while the east side drains to the Salmon River.[4]

Mount Cramer can be climbed in one day via the Hell Roaring Lake Trailhead, which is located 5 miles (8.0 km) down unmaintained Sawtooth National Forest road 398, west of Idaho Route 75. The last section of the 16-mile (26 km) hike and class 3 scramble is off-trail.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bolton, Bob. "Mount Cramer". summitpost.org. Retrieved 25 October 2008. 
  2. ^ Staff. "Cramer, Mount". Lists of John. Retrieved 29 May 2012. 
  3. ^ "Mount Cramer". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 29 May 2012. 
  4. ^ Sawtooth National Forest. “Sawtooth National Forest” [map].1:126,720, 1”=2 miles. Twin Falls, Idaho: Sawtooth National Forest, United States Forest Service, 1998.

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