Dorado Needle, Washington

Prominence: 800 ft, 244 m

Elevation: 8440+ feet, 2573+ meters

Approx. Isolation: 0.87 mi, 1.39 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 8440 - 8480 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 8445 ft / 2574 m
    (Range 8445 - 8485 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)48° 32' 59'' N; 121° 8' 19'' W
48.549794, -121.138595 (Dec Deg)
637368E 5379083N Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionSkagit

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Lists that contain Dorado Needle:
     Washington State Top 100 Peaks (Rank #67)
     Washington Bulger List (Rank #68)
     Washington State Top 200 Peaks (Rank #67)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       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:
     2006-08-20 by Eric J. Johnson
     2012-08-11 by ChadL Painter (GPS Track)
     2014-06-07 by Joshua Ricardi
     2015-05-17 by Julie Myer
     2015-07-18 by Petro Ksondzyk (GPS Track)

View ascents of peak by registered members (39 total)

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The end of Pitch 7. One of the most enjoyable pitches to get up on the ridge. Clean climbing on a solid rock (2015-07-18). Photo by Petro Ksondzyk.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 800 ft/244 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 880 ft/268 m
  Line Parent: Eldorado Peak
  Key Col: 7640 ft/2329 m
Isolation0.87 mi/1.39 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Eldorado Peak  (SSE)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Cascade Range
Range4: North Cascades
Range5: Central North Cascades
Range6: Eldorado Massif
Drainage BasinsSkagit
Puget Sound
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: North Cascades National Park
Wilderness/Special Area: Stephen Mather Wilderness Area
Topo MapEldorado Peak O48121e2 1:24,000
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