Boise, ID: Kepros Mountain

This 9.1-miler follows a windswept ridge in the Danskin Mountains and ends with views of Boise, the Arrowrock Reservoir, and surrounding peaks.
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This 9.1-miler follows a windswept ridge in the Danskin Mountains and ends with views of Boise, the Arrowrock Reservoir, and surrounding peaks.

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 7.4

Waypoints

KMT001

Location: 43.510803, -115.926186

Follow singletrack trail up the gulch to the SW

KMT002

Location: 43.510353, -115.927589

Trail passes large tractor tires used as livestock water tanks on the L

KMT003

Location: 43.509926, -115.933937

Turn R; trail crests ridgeline. The next 1.5 mi. runs up a wavy ridgeline with many steep ups and downs, including several unnamed high points

KMT004

Location: 43.512077, -115.934723

Keep NNW

KMT005

Location: 43.514416, -115.936844

Trail crosses saddle and takes in excellent views N to Kepros Mountain

KMT006

Location: 43.518845, -115.934517

High point yields views E down into headwaters of Grouse Creek

KMT007

Location: 43.52372, -115.935547

360° view of green sagebrush hills stretching across Danskin Mtns.

KMT008

Location: 43.527866, -115.942131

Turn R where trail connects with rough jeep road

KMT009

Location: 43.55328, -115.939705

Begin final 500-ft. climb up steep slopes; timbered drainage to the SE is Fir Creek

KMT010

Location: 43.560081, -115.939507

Kepros Mountain (5,428 ft.): Watch the shadows of clouds drift over brown valleys and rounded peaks. Try to identify Arrowrock Reservoir (SE), Bogus Basin Ski Resort (NW), and the Snake River Plain (S). Return on same route