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West Mountains
Location in Western Idaho
Highest point
Peak Snowbank Mountain
Elevation 8,320 ft (2,540 m)
Length 76 mi (122 km) N/S
Width 46 mi (74 km) E/W
Area 2,028 sq mi (5,250 km2)
Country United States
State Idaho
Range coordinates 44°27′05″N 116°07′43″W / 44.4512801°N 116.1287459°W / 44.4512801; -116.1287459
Borders on Boise Mountains

The West Mountains are a mountain range in the U.S. state of Idaho, spanning part of Boise and Payette national forests. The highest point in the range is Snowbank Mountain at an elevation of 8,320 feet (2,540 m) above sea level. The range is bordered to the east by the Payette River and the North Fork Payette River, which separate the range from the Boise Mountains.

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