Boston Peak, Washington

Prominence: 854 ft, 260 m

Elevation: 8894 feet, 2711 meters

True Isolation: 1.62 mi, 2.6 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 8899 ft / 2712 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)48° 29' 44'' N, 121° 2' 9'' W
48.495692, -121.035951 (Dec Deg)
645097 E 5373260 N, Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionSkagit

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Lists that contain Boston Peak:
     Washington State Top 100 Peaks (Rank #26)
     Washington Bulger List (Rank #23)
     Peaks with Highest Ascent Quality Ratings (Rank #24)
     Washington State Top 200 Peaks (Rank #26)

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:
     2006-06-20 by Eric J. Johnson
     2007-08-23 by Fred Beavon
     2010-07-30 by Franklin Bradshaw
     2012-07-14 by Joshua Ricardi (Unsuccessful)
     2012-08-11 by Joshua Ricardi
     2012-08-25 by Vineeth Madhusudanan (GPS Track)
     2014-07-21 by Sean Albert (GPS Track)

View ascents of peak by registered members (54 total)

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View of Boston Peak (high point) from Sahale Peak, Sharkfin Tower to the left of ridge (2016-08-20). Photo by Curt Baxstrom.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 854 ft/260 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 894 ft/272 m
  Line Parent: Mount Buckner
  Key Col: 8040 ft/2451 m
Isolation1.62 mi/2.6 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Buckner  (E)
Isolation Limit Point: 48° 29' 39'' N, 121° 0' 3'' W
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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Cascade Range
Range4: North Cascades
Range5: Central North Cascades
Range6: Buckner-Boston Massif
Drainage Basins
Puget Sound
Pacific Ocean
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: North Cascades National Park
Wilderness/Special Area: Stephen Mather Wilderness Area
Topo MapCascade Pass O48121d1 1:24,000
First AscentJuly 28, 1938
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Summit of Boston Peak, Eldorado and Forbidden in background (2016-08-19). Photo by Curt Baxstrom.
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