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| Craters of the Moon in winter
(National Park Service photo)

Craters of the Moon
    6515 ft (1986 m) .
Major Peaks:
Big Cinder Butte:     6515 ft (1986 m)
Sunset Cone:     6410 ft (1954 m)
Silent Cone:     6357 ft (1938 m)
Location: Central Idaho, 20 miles (30 km) SW of Arco
Lat / Long: 43.4° N, 113.5° W
Volcanic Type: Cinder cone field
Volcanic Status: Dormant, last eruption 2100 years ago
First Ascent:
First Ski Descent:
Skiable Vertical: up to 800 ft (250 m)
Administration:   Craters of the Moon National Monument



Craters of the Moon . . .





Some useful links:  

    Global Volcanism Program: Craters of the Moon
    Craters of the Moon National Monument (see
        in-depth home page and park map, plus skiing info)
    Craters of the Moon Historical Climate & Snowfall Records
   
   
Topographic map of the Craters of the Moon (1:24,000 scale)
    from USGS Inferno Cone
    <click to enlarge>



      More photos and info about routes, access, etc. may be added in the future ...


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