This ATV/OHV/High Clearance Vehicle trip starts in Warren, Idaho. Warren is 52 miles from McCall, Idaho and the last 16 miles are on a... more » crowned dirt road.
There are no fuel, water, or food services available on this trip. Bring everything you need with you. There is also no cell phone service. The round trip from Warren is about 65 miles.
At Warren Summit (POI #2) you will travel downhill to the South Fork of the Salmon River and then parallel the South Fork for about 6 miles. Leaving the South Fork, you will follow Elk Creek east for about 11 miles to the Pilot Peak Lookout Road.
At the South Fork the elevation will be about 3000 feet and over 8000 feet at Pilot Peak.
This whole area is very scenic back country. The Pilot Peak Road borders the Frank Church - River of No Return Wilderness and there are pull outs along the road for viewing and photographs. The entire route had just been graded when we we here in October, 2012.
There are several primitive tent camping spots along both the Elk Creek and Pilot Peak roads.
Be sure to check on fire and road info before heading out! less «