Eldorado Peak, Washington

Prominence: 2188 ft, 667 m

Elevation: 8868 feet, 2703 meters

True Isolation: 5.36 mi, 8.63 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 8873 ft / 2704 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)48° 32' 15'' N, 121° 8' 3'' W
48.537596, -121.134277 (Dec Deg)
637719 E 5377735 N, Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionSkagit

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Lists that contain Eldorado Peak:
     Washington State Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #112)
     Washington State Top 200 by Prominence (Rank #112)
     Mountaineers Cascade Classic Peak Pin (Rank #16)
     Mountaineers Everett Classic Eight (Rank #6)
     Washington State Top 100 Peaks (Rank #28)
     Smoot's "Climbing Washington's Mountains" 100 Peaks (Rank #19)
     Washington Bulger List (Rank #25)
     Peaks with Most Ascents Using a Rope (Rank #9)
     Washington State Top 200 Peaks (Rank #28)

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:
     1997-09-20 by Milda Tautvydas
     2006-03-23 by Dennis Poulin
     2011-07-04 by Bri Wilson
     2011-08-27 by Noel Howe
     2012-08-13 by Chad Painter (GPS Track)
     2013-05-19 by Marlin Thorman (GPS Track)
     2014-06-10 by James E. Tetazoo, III (GPS Track)
     2014-06-15 by Aaron Farmer
     2015-02-22 by Russell Bennett
     2015-02-22 by Evan Battaglia
     2015-03-08 by Michael Lewis
     2015-04-10 by Marlin Thorman (GPS Track)
     2015-05-03 by Shawna Leatherby
     2015-06-27 by Kristian Kalsing (GPS Track)
     2015-06-27 by Aditya Sankar
     2015-08-01 by Petro Ksondzyk (GPS Track)
     2015-10-04 by Patty Cokus
     2016-07-24 by Mathias Ricken
     2016-08-25 by Brian Seater (GPS Track)
     2016-09-25 by Emanuela Agosta (Unsuccessful)
     2017-05-20 by Eric Gilbertson
     2017-05-29 by Dhruv Garg (GPS Track)
     2017-07-09 by Liz Mack
     2017-08-22 by Melanie Stam
     2017-09-16 by Joanne Najdzin (GPS Track)

View ascents of peak by registered members (332 total)

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Eldorado knife edge in July 2011. Photo taken by April H (2011-07-23). Photo by Andrew Knell.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2188 ft/667 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 2228 ft/679 m
  Line Parent: Boston Peak
  Key Col: Torment Col    6680 ft/2036 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 5.36 mi/8.63 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 48.4958, -121.0358
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Boston Peak  (ESE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Cascade Range
Range4: North Cascades
Range5: Central North Cascades
Range6: Eldorado Massif (Highest Point)
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
First AscentAugust 27, 1933
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Bootpack on summit ridge (2015-06-27). Photo by Kristian Kalsing.
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Russell on the false summit of Forbidden, which requires a short downclimb before the ascent to the true summit. Torment is below to the left and Eldorado is in the clouds in the background on the right (2017-06-03). Photo by Jason Curtis.
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