Ptarmigan Peak, Washington

Prominence: 894 ft, 273 m

Elevation: 8614 feet, 2626 meters

Approx. Isolation: 2.57 mi, 4.13 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 8619 ft / 2627 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)48° 51' 59'' N; 120° 31' 57'' W
48.866313, -120.53255 (Dec Deg)
680951E 5415530N Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionOkanogan

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Lists that contain Ptarmigan Peak:
     Washington State Top 100 Peaks (Rank #42)
     Washington Bulger List (Rank #40)
     Washington State Top 200 Peaks (Rank #42)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Summit Routes: Washington's 100 Highest Peaks (Stephenson, Bongiovanni)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2005-10-09 by Eric J. Johnson
     2010-07-24 by Franklin Bradshaw
     2010-09-11 by Joshua Ricardi
     2010-10-06 by Andy Dewey
     2012-09-02 by Vineeth Madhusudanan (GPS Track)
     2014-08-26 by Sean Albert (GPS Track)
     2015-07-02 by Adam Walker
     2016-08-29 by Dan Lauren

View ascents of peak by registered members (38 total)

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Return trip from Ptarmigan to Shellrock Pass using East shoulder of Dot and traverse 6,800', dropping to 6,200' under Butte Pass. Saved 1 hour and some elevation (2016-08-29). Photo by Dan Lauren.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 894 ft/273 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 934 ft/285 m
  Line Parent: Mount Lago
  Key Col: 7720 ft/2353 m
Isolation2.57 mi/4.13 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Lago  (S)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Cascade Range
Range4: North Cascades
Range5: Okanogan Range
Range6: Central Pasayten Area
Drainage Basins
Pacific Ocean

Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Pasayten Wilderness Area
Topo MapMount Lago O48120g5 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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