Mount Borah

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Lost River RangeLost River Range (05/10/2010) A valley in the Lost River Range of Central Idaho.

US 93 ViewUS 93 View (05/10/2010) A view from US 93 of the Lost River Range.

Lost River RangeLost River Range (05/10/2010) A view along US 93

Snow Capped MountainsSnow Capped Mountains (05/10/2010) Snow Capped Mountains along US 93.

Towering PeaksTowering Peaks (05/10/2010) The towering peaks of the Lost River Range are the highest in Idaho.

Lost RiversLost Rivers (05/10/2010) The high mountain valleys turn into green farmland near Mackay, Idaho.

46 Pictures: 0-20 , 20-40 , 41-46

This gallery shows images the Lost River Range from US93 in Central Idaho. The range includes many of the tallest peaks in Idaho including Mount Borah.

Mount Borah is Idaho's highest peak (12,662 feet). In 1983, a 7.3 richter scale earthquake shook the Lost River Range. During the earthquake, Mount Borah rose an estimated 15 feet, and the valley below dropped 15 feet. The trip from the base to top of the mountain is reported as a vigorous 10 hours (I assume this means 16 hours for normal people.) There is a treacherous ice field on chicken out ridge before the summit. So you might need an ice axe and ropes to make it to the summit.

Context: Mountains

Highway 93 (207 pictures) Highway 93 goes through the Big Lost River Valley to the west of the Lost Rivers.


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