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Diamond Peak
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Diamond Peak from Idaho highway 28
Highest point
Elevation 12,202 ft (3,719 m)
Prominence 5,377 ft (1,639 m)
Listing
Geography
Location Butte County, Idaho, U.S.
Parent range Lemhi Range
Topo map USGS Diamond Peak
Climbing
First ascent 1912, T.M. Bannon
Easiest route Scramble, class 3

Diamond Peak is the highest point in the Lemhi Range in the Rocky Mountains in Idaho. At 12,202 feet (3,719 m) above sea level, it is the third highest peak in Idaho. It is situated 34.5 miles (55.5 km) east of Borah Peak in the Lost River Range, opposite the Little Lost River valley. It is the highest point in the Caribou-Targhee National Forest. The closest higher peak is Mount Church, which is 31.8 mi (51.2 km) to the west.

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