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Mount Isto, Alaska


Prominence: 7960 ft, 2426 m

Elevation: 9060 feet, 2761 meters


True Isolation: 393.64 mi, 633.5 km
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)69° 12' 9'' N; 143° 48' 7'' W
69.202497, -143.801998 (Dec Deg)
389001E 7679480N Zone 7 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceAlaska
County/Second Level RegionNorth Slope (Highest Point)
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Lists that contain Mount Isto:
     USA/Canada Range4 High Points (Rank #92)
     Western USA CoHPs (Rank #222)
     North America Peaks with 2000 meters of Prominence (Rank #41)
     USA Peaks with 6000 feet of Prominence (Rank #24)
     USA/Canada Peaks with 7000 feet of Prominence (Rank #35)
     Alaska Borough/Census Area High Points (Rank #12)
     North America Range3 High Points (Rank #36)
     Alaska Peaks with 5000 feet of Prominence (Rank #13)
     5000 foot Prominence CoHPs (Rank #51)
     Brooks Range Peaks with 3000 feet of Prominence (Rank #1)
     5000 foot gain CoHPs (Rank #41)
     United States Peaks with 100 miles of Isolation (Rank #11)
     Alaska Wilderness High Points (Rank #7)
     Alaska Borough/Census Area Prominence Peaks (Rank #10)
     Alaska Peaks with 100 Miles of Isolation (Rank #4)
     Top 10 Isolation Grid for U.S. States (Rank #11)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2015-06-15 by Greg Slayden (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)
     2015-06-18 by Greg Slayden (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)

View ascents of peak by registered Peakbagger.com members (4 total)

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Differential GPS surveys done in 2014 have confirmed that Mount Isto is the highest point in the Brooks Range, the North Slope Borough, and the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, as well as a peak with world-class prominence and isolation. Mount Chamberlin, 25 miles to the west, was long thought to be higher or at least a contender, but Isto is now known to be 70 feet higher.

Mount Isto is in a somewhat remote part of the Brooks Range. It lies near the headwaters of some popular rafting rivers that flow north to the Arctic, and its base could possibly be accessed by a bush plane landing on a gravel bar. The climbing is, by all accounts, relatively gentle by Alaskan standards.

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 7960 ft/2426 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 8010 ft/2441 m
  Line Parent: Keele Peak
  Key Col: McDougal Pass    1100 ft/335 m
Isolation393.64 mi/633.5 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Hajdukovich  (S)
Isolation Limit Point: 63° 32' 55'' N; 145° 11' 35'' W
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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Alaska-Yukon Ranges
Range3: Brooks Range (Highest Point)
Range4: Eastern Brooks Range (Highest Point)
Range5: Romanzof Mountains (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsBeaufort Sea
Arctic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (Highest Point)
Wilderness/Special Area: Mollie Beattie Wilderness Area (Highest Point)
Topo MapDemarcation Point A-5 I69143a4 1:63,360



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