Salmon Mountains

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointThompson Peak (8994 ft/2741 m)
CountriesUnited States
Area1,824 sq mi / 4,723 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent56 mi / 90 km North-South
53 mi / 85 km East-West
Center Lat/Long41° 5' N; 123° 11' W
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Map of Salmon Mountains
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Note: Range borders shown on map are an approximation and are not authoritative.
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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 Salmon Mountains.
Klamath MountainsLevel 4 (Parent)
         Kalmiopsis AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Siskiyou MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Marble MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Scott-Scott Bar MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Salmon MountainsLevel 5
                 North Salmon MountainsLevel 6 (Child)
                 West Salmon MountainsLevel 6 (Child)
                 Trinity AlpsLevel 6 (Child)
         Trinity MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Salmon Mountains

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Thompson Peak89942741Trinity Alps
2.Mount Hilton89342723Trinity Alps
3.Caesar Peak89202719Trinity Alps
4.Sawtooth Mountain88912710Trinity Alps
5.Wedding Cake85702612Trinity Alps
6.Caribou Mountain8560+2609+Trinity Alps
7.Gibson Peak8399+2560+Trinity Alps
8.Russian Peak81902496North Salmon Mountains
9.Siligo Peak81432482Trinity Alps
10.Little Stonewall Pass Peak8136+2480+Trinity Alps
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.
Child Range High Points
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Thompson Peak89942741Trinity Alps
2.Russian Peak81902496North Salmon Mountains
3.Thurston Peaks75722308West Salmon Mountains

Photos of Peaks in the Salmon Mountains

Russian Peak
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Russian Peak from the start of the descent to Bingham Lake (2018-06-23). Photo by Andrew Kirmse.
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