Watson Peak (Custer County, Idaho)

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Watson Peak

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Watson Peak at left
Highest point
Elevation 10,453 ft (3,186 m)
Prominence 773 ft (236 m) [1]
Parent peak White Cloud Peak 5
Coordinates 44°07′51″N114°41′08″W / 44.1307446°N 114.6856261°W / 44.1307446; -114.6856261 Coordinates: 44°07′51″N114°41′08″W / 44.1307446°N 114.6856261°W / 44.1307446; -114.6856261 [2]
Geography
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Watson Peak
Parent range White Cloud Mountains
Topo map USGS Robinson Bar
Climbing
Easiest route Scrambling, class 3

Watson Peak at 10,453 feet (3,186 m) above sea level is a peak in the White Cloud Mountains of Idaho. The peak is located in Sawtooth National Recreation Area in Custer County 1.41 mi (2.27 km) south-southwest White Cloud Peak 5, its line parent. Bear Lake is in the basin northwest of the peak. [3] [4]

White Cloud Mountains mountain range in the US state of Idaho

The White Cloud Mountains are part of the Rocky Mountains of the western United States, located in central Idaho, southeast of Stanley in Custer County. The range is located within the Sawtooth National Recreation Area (SNRA) and partially within the Cecil D. Andrus–White Clouds Wilderness.

Idaho State of the United States of America

Idaho is a state in the northwestern region of the United States. It borders the state of Montana to the east and northeast, Wyoming to the east, Nevada and Utah to the south, and Washington and Oregon to the west. To the north, it shares a small portion of the Canadian border with the province of British Columbia. With a population of approximately 1.7 million and an area of 83,569 square miles (216,440 km2), Idaho is the 14th largest, the 12th least populous and the 7th least densely populated of the 50 U.S. states. The state's capital and largest city is Boise.

Sawtooth National Recreation Area A national recreation area managed by the US Forest Service in the US state of Idaho

The Sawtooth National Recreation Area (SNRA) is a National Recreation Area located in central Idaho, United States that is managed as part of Sawtooth National Forest. The recreation area, established on August 22, 1972, is managed by the U.S. Forest Service, and includes the Sawtooth, Hemingway–Boulders, and Cecil D. Andrus–White Clouds wilderness areas. Activities within the 730,864-acre (2,957.70 km2) recreation area include hiking, backpacking, White water rafting, camping, rock climbing, kayaking, mountain biking, fishing, and hunting.

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References

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  2. "Watson Peak". Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey . Retrieved January 12, 2013.
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  4. "Watson Peak". Lists of John. Retrieved January 12, 2013.