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Borah Peak Trail - No. 44

Contact Info
Salmon-Challis National Forest
716 West Custer
PO Box 507
Mackay, ID 83251

Phone:
208-588-3400
Basics
Length:
3 miles
Difficulty:
Easy,
Intermediate,
Difficult
Time:
1 to 1-1/2 hrs
Trailhead Elevation:
7200 feet
Season:
July to October

Description

There are known to be a number of fossils in this area. From the parking lot you will cross the Earthquake scarp, travel up an old 2 track trail and turn left of the Birch Creek drainage. This part of the trail is through scattered timber and is easy to moderate in difficulty for about 2 miles . However, the last mile has sections of hand overhand extreme climbing through bare rock. This area will be enjoyed only by those desiring a good challenge.

Details

Length:
3 miles
Difficulty:
Easy
Intermediate
Difficult
Time:
1 to 1-1/2 hrs
Trailhead Elevation:
7200
Season:
July to October
Additional Details:

Trail Begins: The trail head is at the end of BLM Road #279 that exits Highway 93

Trail Ends: Hiker must backtrack to the trailhead

Convenience available: Parking is available at the trail head. No other modern conveniences

Map + Directions


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