West Mountains

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointSnowbank Mountain (8320+ ft/2536+ m)
CountriesUnited States
Area2,028 sq mi / 5,252 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent76 mi / 123 km North-South
46 mi / 75 km East-West
Center Lat/Long44° 27' N; 116° 30' W
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Map of West Mountains
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the West Mountains.
Western Idaho RangesLevel 4 (Parent)
         Craig MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Seven Devils MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Cuddy MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Hitt MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         West MountainsLevel 5

Major Peaks of the West Mountains

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Snowbank Mountain8320+2536+ 
2.Granite Peak82732522 
3.Council Mountain81262477 
4.Tripod Peak80822463 
5.Gem County High Point79712430 
6.Mica Ridge79162413 
7.No Business Mountain73402237 
8.Squaw Butte58961797 
9.Peak 476747671453 
10.Payette County High Point47631452 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the West Mountains

Snowbank Mountain
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Snowbank Mountain from the south. The radar dome on the left is on a slightly lower summit than the lookouot and high point on the right (2008-06-20). Photo by Ken Jones.
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Squaw Butte
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Squaw Butte from Castle Rock (near Horseshoe Bend) (2015-11-24). Photo by Dan Krueger.
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