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 12,008 ft
3660 m
4,806 ft
1465 m
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 11,913 ft
3631 m
814 ft
248 m
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 11,886 ft
3623 m
1,526 ft
465 m
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 11,877 ft
3620 m
466 ft
142 m
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 11,864 ft
3616 m
495 ft
151 m
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 11,841 ft
3609 m
761 ft
232 m
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 11,824 ft
3604 m
784 ft
239 m
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 11,775 ft
3589 m
935 ft
285 m
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 11,755 ft
3583 m
394 ft
120 m
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 11,736 ft
3577 m
617 ft
188 m
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 11,686 ft
3562 m
486 ft
148 m
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 11,650 ft
3551 m
650 ft
198 m
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 11,627 ft
3544 m
387 ft
118 m
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 11,601 ft
3536 m
322 ft
98 m
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 10,525 ft
3208 m
505 ft
154 m
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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