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Sharkfin Col

Col Elevation: 7760- feet, 2365- meters

Key Col for:Forbidden Peak  (8815 ft/2687 m)
Key Col Elevation Info:Elevation range: 7760 - 7800 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)48° 30' 5'' N; 121° 2' 45'' W
48.501527, -121.045839 (Dec Deg)
ProminenceClean: 1055 ft/322 m
Optimistic: 1095 ft/334 m
Average: 1075 ft/328 m
Prominence Parentage:Line Parent: Boston Peak
Prominence Parent: Mount Buckner
Island Parent: Mount Buckner
Ridgewalk Distance:1.63 mi/2.63 km
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceWashington
County/Second Level RegionSkagit
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 Sharkfin Col    Forbidden Peak
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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Cascade Range
Range4: North Cascades
Range5: Central North Cascades
Range6: Buckner-Boston Massif
Drainage BasinsSkagit
Puget Sound
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: North Cascades National Park
Wilderness/Special Area: Stephen Mather Wilderness Area
Topo MapForbidden Peak    O48121e1    1:24,000


Detailed Ridgewalk Listing

The table below lists the peaks and cols that lie on the path from Forbidden Peak to its Key Col and onward to its Line Parent.  This route is the highest possible path that follows ridgecrests from the peak to higher ground. It corresponds to the yellow line on the map above.  Note: This feature is preliminary. There may be errors in the ridgewalk data and/or bugs in the code that give misleading results. Sorry for any inconvenience.

Ridge PointElev-ftProm-ftRidge Name(s)Basins to each sideDist-miCumulative-mi
START: Forbidden Peak88151055    
KEY COL: Sharkfin Col7760   0.950.95
Sharkfin Tower81600  0.321.27
(Unnamed Col)8160   0.011.28
Sharks Tooth82000  0.041.32
(Unnamed Col)8200   0.011.34
LINE PARENT: Boston Peak8894854  0.31.63
PROM PARENT: Mount Buckner91143034    
ISLAND PARENT: Mount Buckner91143034    


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