|Range/Region:||Central Montana Rockies|
|Best months for climbing:||Aug, Sep|
|Nearest major airport:||Bozeman|
|Convenient Center:||Big Timber|
Thanks to S Wagner for adding this peak.
The highest peak in the Crazy Mountain range of south central Montana. It is composed mainly of good quality granite along with rotten sections and areas of talus and scree. There are three main ridges leading to the summit, with one forming a harrowing razor edged connection to a neighboring peak. The most popular route originates from Blue or Granite Lakes and then up to the west ridge. Once there, it is a long ridge walk to the false summit, which conceals the famous gap, an enjoyable scramble to top
Thanks to S Wagner for this description.
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NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name
There are 2 trip reports for Crazy Peak.
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- Log #20589 - by J. Ostermiller on Jan 08, 2007My first summit conquered! Excellent climb. Not very difficult. Great starter for a climbing season. Easily done as a day hike if you're in decent shape.
- Log #16991 - by S Wagner on Dec 29, 2001Crazy Peak is an awesome climb that is easy for anyone with basic scrambling skills. My climb began from Blue Lake and then I scaled the north side of the west ridge (class 3). Then an easy scramble...