Frosty Peak

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Frosty Peak is near Frosty Meadows.

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This was a quick solo hike that starts very near the trailhead for Josephine Lake. It climbs a steep hillside through the old burn. Did I mention steep? Be ready to climb over some downfall. And abandon ship if the wind is blowing.

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I had intended to follow the more moderately-angled drainage shown on the map, but the deeadfall steered me into more of a straight up route.

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Climinb straight up the hillside at a good clip, it didn't take long to get some views. That's Squaw Peak.

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Summit. About 50 minutes. That's Bear Pete in the background.

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The vew to the east, with some Seven Devils and Patrick Butte. Trailhead

Patrick Butte close-up.

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And here you can see green Josephine Lake in the near left, Upper Payette lake shining to the right of center, and then a little father out, Payette Lake and McCall.

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This is looking down Nethker Creek to Burgdorf.

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And there is the road and the Josephine Lake trailhead. You can just barely see my truck is just at the left-side end of the visible road. Trailhead

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