Vesper Peak, Washington

Prominence: 1574 ft, 480 m

Elevation: 6214 feet, 1894 meters

Approx. Isolation: 2.68 mi, 4.31 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 6218 ft / 1895 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)48° 0' 47'' N; 121° 31' 5'' W
48.012939, -121.517954 (Dec Deg)
610525E 5318801N Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionSnohomish

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Lists that contain Vesper Peak:
     Mountaineers Everett Peaks (Rank #11)
     Smoot's "Climbing Washington's Mountains" 100 Peaks (Rank #86)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Climbing Washingtons Mountains (Smoot)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1997-06-28 by Greg Slayden (GPS Track)
     2002-08-23 by Jason Lafferry (Unsuccessful)
     2006-07-01 by Brian Alexander
     2006-09-12 by Adam Walker
     2007-10-14 by Joshua Ricardi
     2009-10-04 by Don Malo
     2010-10-17 by Wouter van Wageningen
     2012-07-07 by Brice Collamer
     2013-06-23 by Devin Monas
     2013-10-05 by Chad Straub (GPS Track)
     2013-11-24 by Brian W (GPS Track)
     2014-09-14 by Randy Furnas
     2014-09-20 by Greg Chappell
     2014-11-30 by Ida Vincent (Unsuccessful)
     2015-03-07 by Bent Wiencke
     2015-04-10 by Susan Shih
     2015-05-16 by Ryan Kusche (GPS Track)
     2015-07-03 by Boo Radley
     2015-08-23 by Vineeth Madhusudanan (GPS Track)
     2015-09-13 by Liz Mack
     2015-09-25 by Dan Hildebrand
     2015-10-24 by Nicolas Roy (GPS Track)
     2016-06-04 by Abrahm Rollins

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Taking a break from the wind on the summit slabs. The true summit is visible in the top. It started snowing shortly after (2015-10-24). Photo by Nicolas Roy.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1574 ft/480 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1614 ft/492 m
  Key Col: 4640 ft/1414 m
Isolation2.68 mi/4.31 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Del Campo Peak  (SE)
Not verified: May be a major NHN that is not in the database.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Cascade Range
Range4: North Cascades
Range5: Mountain Loop Area
Range6: Monte Cristo Area
Drainage BasinsSnohomish
Puget Sound
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest
Topo MapSilverton O48121a5 1:24,000
Route #1 Scramble
Trailhead: Sunrise Mine Road 2320 ft/707 m
Vertical Gain: 3894 ft/1187 m
Distance (one way): 4.1 mi/6.6 km
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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On the summit of Vesper Peak! Next stop: Sperry (behind me). Yeah, I probably didn't need the helmet for this part (2015-08-16). Photo by Maxwell Schrempp.
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