Black Peak, Washington

Prominence: 3450 ft, 1052 m

Elevation: 8970 feet, 2734 meters

True Isolation: 5.16 mi, 8.3 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 8975 ft / 2735 m
SubpeaksBlack Peak-West Peak (8820 ft/2688 m)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)48° 31' 25'' N, 120° 48' 58'' W
48.523611, -120.816193 (Dec Deg)
661242 E 5376803 N, Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionChelan

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Lists that contain Black Peak:
     USA Lower 48 Top 400 Peaks by Prominence (Rank #250)
     Washington State Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #35)
     Washington State Top 200 by Prominence (Rank #35)
     Mountaineers Cascade Classic Peak Pin (Rank #11)
     Washington State Top 100 Peaks (Rank #20)
     Smoot's "Climbing Washington's Mountains" 100 Peaks (Rank #16)
     Washington Bulger List (Rank #17)
     Washington State Top 200 Peaks (Rank #20)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Climbing Washingtons Mountains (Smoot)
       Summit Routes: Washington's 100 Highest Peaks (Stephenson, Bongiovanni)
       Washington's Highest Mountains: Basic Alpine and Glacier Routes (Goldman)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1996-08-10 by Greg Slayden (GPS Track)
     1996-09-28 by Milda Tautvydas
     2006-08-27 by Jason Lafferry (Unsuccessful)
     2012-09-22 by Micah Leibbrand
     2012-09-23 by Carry Porter (GPS Track)
     2012-09-29 by Sean Albert
     2013-09-01 by Sarah Holt
     2014-08-20 by James Barlow (GPS Track)
     2015-04-25 by Aharon Elston (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)
     2015-07-11 by Jason Curtis (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)
     2015-07-15 by Scott Rice (GPS Track)
     2015-08-01 by Aditya Sankar
     2015-09-27 by Sonja Serwold
     2015-09-27 by Caycee Holt
     2016-05-14 by Nick R (GPS Track)
     2016-05-22 by Dhruv Garg (Unsuccessful)
     2017-06-25 by M K
     2017-07-09 by Ian Culhane
     2017-07-15 by Bent Wiencke
     2017-07-30 by Russell Bennett
     2017-08-04 by Petr Praus (GPS Track)
     2017-09-24 by Iron Knee (GPS Track)
     2017-10-08 by Karthik Krish (GPS Track)

View ascents of peak by registered members (245 total)

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Black Peak and its NE Ridge, a classic Cascade alpine rock climb (2014-08-20). Photo by James Barlow.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 3450 ft/1052 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 3490 ft/1064 m
  Line Parent: Mount Logan
  Key Col: Fisher Pass    5520 ft/1682 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 5.16 mi/8.3 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 48.4833, -120.9108
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Goode Mountain  (WSW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Cascade Range
Range4: North Cascades
Range5: Central North Cascades
Range6: Goode-Logan-Black Area
Ridges/DividesWA-BC Cascade Crest
Drainage Basins
Puget Sound
Pacific Ocean
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: North Cascades National Park/Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Stephen Mather Wilderness Area
Topo MapMount Arriva O48120e7 1:24,000
First AscentJuly, 1926
Route #1 Scramble
Trailhead: Rainy Pass (Paved Road) 4855 ft/1480 m
Vertical Gain: 4473 ft/1363 m
Distance (one way): 5.1 mi/8.21 km
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Black Peak as seen from Wing Lake during a momentary break in the clouds (2015-07-11). Photo by Jason Curtis.
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