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Wenatchee Mountains "Back Court" Top 100

Ranked Peaks have 400 feet of Clean Prominence

Showing Andy Boos's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (87 out of 106, or 82.08%)

RankPeak Elev-Ft
(Opt)
 Prom-Ft
(Opt)
Range (Level 6)Isol-MiAscent Date
 Ingalls Peak-South Peak7680360Teanaway Area.31988-10-22
1.Cowboy Mountain5853813Chiwaukum Mountains1.91989-04-30
2.Cashmere Mountain85011621North Wenatchee Mountains4.41990-07-26
3.Dragontail Peak88801840Stuart Range3.11990-07-28 1
 Little Annapurna8480360Stuart Range.61990-07-28 2
4.Enchantment Peak8560560Stuart Range1.01990-07-28 3
5.Mount Stuart94155354Stuart Range44.51990-09-26
6.Spark Plug Mountain6360520North Wenatchee Mountains1.01991-10-02
6.Surprise Mountain6330570North Wenatchee Mountains.51991-10-02
8.Arrowhead Mountain6030590Chiwaukum Mountains1.51993-03-14
9.McClellan Peak83641284Stuart Range1.31993-09-23
 Prusik Peak8040240Stuart Range.01993-09-24
 High Priest8280160Stuart Range.01993-09-25
10.Ingalls Peak76621262Teanaway Area1.51995-08-22
11.Big Jim Mountain7763523Chiwaukum Mountains1.71996-04-21
12.Bean Peak6743463Teanaway Area1.01996-05-11
13.Jim Hill Mountain67652125Chiwaukum Mountains3.81997-02-09
14.Colchuck Peak8705705Stuart Range.51997-07-12
15.Miller Peak6402762Teanaway Area2.11998-10-31
16.Hex Mountain5034514Teanaway Area1.31999-03-07
17.Cannon Mountain8638878Stuart Range2.21999-05-25
18.Earl Peak7036996Teanaway Area2.01999-05-30
19.Red Top Mountain5361961Teanaway Area4.71999-08
20.K96242762North Wenatchee Mountains1.42000-01-18
21.Big Chief Mountain5858938Chiwaukum Mountains1.92000-04-25
22.Hawkins Mountain72001600Teanaway Area2.32000-07-01
 Iron Peak6510390Teanaway Area.72000-07-04
23.Sasse Mountain5730810Teanaway Area2.12001-01-13
 South Wedge Mountain6885285Stuart Range.42002-07-04
24.Koppen Mountain6031991Teanaway Area1.82002-07-14
25.Bills Peak69171117Teanaway Area2.52002-07-15
26.Jolly Mountain64431003Teanaway Area4.32002-07-16
27.Esmeralda Peak6765805Teanaway Area1.22002-07-17
28.Icicle Ridge70291149Chiwaukum Mountains3.42003-05-15
29.Teanaway Peak6779579Teanaway Area.72003-06-13
30.Three Brothers73031783Teanaway Area2.92003-07-04
30.Navaho Peak72231183Teanaway Area1.32003-07-04
32.Grindstone Mountain7533893Chiwaukum Mountains2.22004-09-28
33.Elbow Peak5760640Teanaway Area2.02004-11-28
 Yellow Hill5527327Teanaway Area1.42004-11-28
34.Mission Peak68762836Mission-Naneum Ridges18.02005-02-09
35.Highchair Mountain7016656North Wenatchee Mountains1.82005-10-24
35.Bootjack Mountain6789589North Wenatchee Mountains1.52005-10-24
37.Trico Mountain6680440North Wenatchee Mountains1.02006-09-27
38.Granite Mountain71441104North Wenatchee Mountains2.82006-09-28
39.Mac Peak6859819North Wenatchee Mountains3.32006-10-05
40.Malcolm Mountain5520560Teanaway Area1.72008-06-13
40.Johnson Mountain5220460Teanaway Area1.42008-06-13
40.Teanaway Butte48001200Teanaway Area1.42008-06-13
43.Argonaut Peak8453773Stuart Range.92008-06-27
44.Sherpa Peak8605445Stuart Range.42008-06-29
45.Big Chiwaukum80813721Chiwaukum Mountains10.42008-07-04
 Witches Tower8560200Stuart Range.12008-07-17
46.The Cradle74672147North Wenatchee Mountains5.72008-08-03
 Diamond Head5915240Mission-Naneum Ridges.72009-02-14
 Not Hinkhouse Peak6878398Teanaway Area.92009-07-14
47.Lion Rock64001000Mission-Naneum Ridges6.92010-04-01
48.DeRoux Peak6260460Teanaway Area1.12012-06-29
 Marys Peak6720240Teanaway Area.62012-06-30
 Devils Head6666346Teanaway Area.92012-07-01
 Volcanic Neck6640240Teanaway Area.42012-07-01
 Fortune Peak7382142Teanaway Area.42013-05-27
49.Thor Peak68041084North Wenatchee Mountains2.32013-08-22
49.Nimbus Mountain6711551North Wenatchee Mountains.82013-08-22
51.Horse Lake Mountain46801400Mission-Naneum Ridges6.02013-10-15
52.Lumiere Ridge5651691Chiwaukum Mountains1.12015-02-13
52.Lux Peak5650490Chiwaukum Mountains.82015-02-13
52.Sopwith Camel Mountain5080600North Wenatchee Mountains.92015-02-13
55.Welldiggers Ass5273473Chiwaukum Mountains1.32015-02-24
56.Old Pass Hill4885805Teanaway Area2.92015-04-02
56.Roughhouse Mountain4800720Teanaway Area.92015-04-02
56.Tiptop48001160Mission-Naneum Ridges4.12015-04-02
56.Cairn Hill4745505Mission-Naneum Ridges1.72015-04-02
56.Serpentine Hill4658498Teanaway Area.82015-04-02
61.Jester Mountain5560560Teanaway Area1.42015-04-09
 Iron Bear5489299Teanaway Area.42015-04-09
61.Bearjack Ridge-East Peak4840680Teanaway Area1.02015-04-09
61.Bearjack Ridge-West Peak4640480Teanaway Area1.12015-04-09
64.Freedom Peak6442482Teanaway Area.52015-04-10
64.Tronsen Head5980460Mission-Naneum Ridges1.42015-04-10
66.Nasikelt Peak5863503Chiwaukum Mountains1.22015-05-01
67.Mount Lillian South6191711Mission-Naneum Ridges3.22015-05-21
 Mount Lillian6160200Mission-Naneum Ridges.72015-05-21
67.Bentrim Hill6078598Mission-Naneum Ridges1.72015-05-21
67.Mission Ridge4963563Mission-Naneum Ridges1.32015-05-21
70.Doughgob Mountain6172492Chiwaukum Mountains.92015-09-05
71.Bulls Tooth68801360Chiwaukum Mountains2.92015-09-07
71.Lemool Mountain6284524Chiwaukum Mountains.82015-09-07
73.Eightmile Mountain7996996North Wenatchee Mountains2.62016-06-22
74.The Louvre6394914Teanaway Area2.02016-09-09
74.Humerus Hill5960520Teanaway Area.92016-09-09
76.Nursery Peak6962442North Wenatchee Mountains.92016-09-20
76.Tucquala Peak6821621North Wenatchee Mountains1.42016-09-20
78.Sherpani Peak6760680North Wenatchee Mountains1.02016-09-21
78.Paddy-Go-North6573453North Wenatchee Mountains.92016-09-21
78.Paddy-Go-South6566446North Wenatchee Mountains.42016-09-21
81.Big Lou78001280Chiwaukum Mountains4.92016-09-27
 Big Slide7763203Chiwaukum Mountains.42016-09-27
81.Frigid Mountain7377497Chiwaukum Mountains1.12016-09-27
83.Middle Chiwaukum7423463Chiwaukum Mountains1.52017-05-23
 North Chiwaukum7132252Chiwaukum Mountains.52017-05-23
84.Axis Peak7550910North Wenatchee Mountains1.82017-06-14
85.Ladies Peak7708468Chiwaukum Mountains1.02017-10-03
85.Cape Horn7316556Chiwaukum Mountains.82017-10-03
85.Frosty Mountain6489769Chiwaukum Mountains1.22017-10-03
 Mount Stuart-False Summit920080Stuart Range.1 
 Dragontail Peak-Southeast Peak8800320Stuart Range.4 
 Sherpa Balanced Rock860535Stuart Range.4 
 Dragontail Peak-Northeast Peak852080Stuart Range.1 
 Dragontail Peak-Southwest Peak8480280Stuart Range.2 
 Peak 83208360240Stuart Range.2 
 The Temple8292812Stuart Range1.5 
 Elf Ridge8287207Stuart Range.4 
 Stack Crag8280120Stuart Range.1 
 Cashmere Mountain-West Peak8279319North Wenatchee Mountains.4 
 Colchuck Balanced Rock8240240Stuart Range.2 
 Razorback Spire8200280Stuart Range.2 
 Comet Spire8160120Stuart Range.1 
 The Chessmen8160120Stuart Range.2 
 Pennant Peak8120280Stuart Range.2 
 Snowgrass Mountain7993433Chiwaukum Mountains1.2 
 The Boxtop7960120Stuart Range.2 
 Snowgrass Mountain-Northeast Peak7955155Chiwaukum Mountains.3 
 Jack Ridge-Point 78937893293Stuart Range.4 
 Fantasia Tower7876276Stuart Range.3 
 Jack Ridge7840840North Wenatchee Mountains1.2 
 Three Musketeers Ridge7720720Stuart Range.9 
 D'artanian Spire7560120Stuart Range.1 
 Ingalls Peak-East Peak7520100Teanaway Area.1 
 Opportunity Mountain7502502Chiwaukum Mountains.8 
 Dudley Spire7492172North Wenatchee Mountains.7 
 The Cradle-South Peak7467187North Wenatchee Mountains5.7 
 Rocket Peak7375295Stuart Range.4 
 Jay Peak7348148Chiwaukum Mountains.2 
 Edward Peak7320560Stuart Range.7 
 Gremlin Peak7250210Stuart Range.3 
 Three Feathers7240120Stuart Range.1 
 Arrowhead Peak7240160Stuart Range.1 
 Harding Mountain71731293North Wenatchee Mountains2.8 
 Three Brothers Old Lookout7169369Teanaway Area.8 
 The Comb712646Stuart Range.1 
 Granite Mountain-South Peak7120520North Wenatchee Mountains.5 
 Solomon Mountain7095615North Wenatchee Mountains.8 
 Hawkins Thimble7080280Teanaway Area.4 
 The Sentry7080160Stuart Range.2 
 The Dragon Teeth705191Stuart Range.1 
 Yellow Lichen Castle7040200Teanaway Area.1 
 The Shrew7040120Stuart Range.1 
 Van Epps Peak7039319Teanaway Area.9 
 Scatter Peaks7031871North Wenatchee Mountains1.0 
 Mountaineer Ridge6960480Stuart Range.6 
 Middle Scatter Peak6953313North Wenatchee Mountains.3 
 McCue Ridge6935295Chiwaukum Mountains.5 
 Black Pyramid6920280Stuart Range.0 
 Scatter Benchmark6897137North Wenatchee Mountains.3 
 Jabberwocky Tower684080Stuart Range.1 
 French Ridge-East Peak6767607North Wenatchee Mountains1.3 
 French Ridge-West Peak6748548North Wenatchee Mountains.7 
 Painters Thumb6744544Chiwaukum Mountains1.0 
 Wenatchee Mountain6742222Mission-Naneum Ridges1.0 
 Ice Bridge Bump6696376Chiwaukum Mountains.9 
 Blackjack Ridge668080North Wenatchee Mountains.2 
 Peak 66646664344North Wenatchee Mountains.8 
 Naneum Point-Lookout Site662929Mission-Naneum Ridges.5 
 Chain Lakes Peak6604384Chiwaukum Mountains.5 
 Judis Peak6600120Teanaway Area.3 
 Thunder Mountain6556316North Wenatchee Mountains.5 
 Junggeselle Peak6527447North Wenatchee Mountains.7 
 Esmeralda Peak-East Peak6520400Teanaway Area.9 
 Esmeralda Peaks-West Peak6477117Teanaway Area.2 
 Slippery Slab Tower6356116North Wenatchee Mountains.1 
 Swallow Tail6317597North Wenatchee Mountains1.0 
 Badlands High Point6245125Chiwaukum Mountains.4 
 Table Mountain6240160Mission-Naneum Ridges.8 
 Skookum Peak6050130Teanaway Area.4 
 Little Spark Plug6016416North Wenatchee Mountains.5 
 Windy Knob5960280Mission-Naneum Ridges.3 
 Peak 58855885405Teanaway Area.6 
 Wedge Mountain5880200Stuart Range.4 
 Huckleberry Mountain5667227Teanaway Area.5 
 Tronsen Ridge557595Mission-Naneum Ridges.3 
 Not so Sasse Peak5568248Teanaway Area.3 
 The Hydrant5567367North Wenatchee Mountains.6 
 Iron Mountain5520320Teanaway Area1.4 
 Power Outage Peak5520160Chiwaukum Mountains.6 
 Lake Lorraine Point5520160North Wenatchee Mountains1.7 
 Howson Peak5480240Teanaway Area.9 
 Yukon Jack Point525757Mission-Naneum Ridges.2 
 Peak 51595159239Teanaway Area.4 
 Harriets Peak Lookout5080160Mission-Naneum Ridges.1 
 Peak 50235023183Chiwaukum Mountains.4 
 Tronsen Ridge Peak 49704970370Mission-Naneum Ridges1.9 
 Teanaway Ridge4943343Teanaway Area1.1 
 Beehive Mountain4600280Mission-Naneum Ridges.8 

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List Description

This list was originated by Jeff Howbert, in an article in the "Pack & Paddle" newsletter in May, 2000. It is a counterpart to the "Home Court" list of peaks close to Seattle--both lists contain peaks between I-90 and US 2, with the Home Court peaks to the west and the Back Court to the east. For Seattle-area climbers looking for weekend goals without the long drives to the North Cascades, these lists provide years worth of hiking and climbing.

Links

     NW Peakbagger's Asylum - The Back Court

Selected Guidebook(s) for this List

       Cascade Alpine Guide, Vol. 1 (Beckey)

Caution: These books feature many of the peaks on this list, but may not have information on all of them.

 


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