Mount Formidable, Washington

Prominence: 1885 ft, 574 m

Elevation: 8325 feet, 2537 meters

True Isolation: 5.25 mi, 8.45 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 8329 ft / 2538 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)48° 24' 59'' N, 121° 4' 2'' W
48.416292, -121.067139 (Dec Deg)
643016 E 5364376 N, Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionSkagit

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Lists that contain Mount Formidable:
     Washington State Top 200 by Prominence (Rank #163)
     Washington State Top 100 Peaks (Rank #94)
     Washington Bulger List (Rank #96)
     Washington State Top 200 Peaks (Rank #94)

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:
     2000-08-23 by John Anholm
     2005-08-22 by Eric J. Johnson
     2011-07-23 by Milda Tautvydas
     2013-06-09 by Joshua Ricardi (Unsuccessful)
     2013-07-21 by Jim Walseth (GPS Track)
     2014-08-09 by Joshua Ricardi
     2015-08-16 by Sean Albert (GPS Track)
     2017-07-21 by Russell Bennett
     2017-07-21 by Jaime McCandless (GPS Track)
     2017-07-21 by Jason Curtis
     2017-08-27 by Stephen Bobick
     2017-09-23 by Eric Gilbertson

View ascents of peak by registered members (41 total)

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Formidable Photo by Dale York.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1885 ft/574 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1925 ft/586 m
  Line Parent: Overdrive Tower
  Key Col: 6440 ft/1963 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 5.25 mi/8.45 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 48.49, -121.0392
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Sahale Peak  (NNE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Cascade Range
Range4: North Cascades
Range5: Central North Cascades
Range6: Ptarmigan Crest
Drainage BasinsSkagit
Puget Sound
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Glacier Peak Wilderness Area
Topo MapCascade Pass O48121d1 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Mount Formidable and the Middle Cascade Glacier from the North, on the Ptarmigan Traverse under Arts Knoll (2017-07-21). Photo by Jason Curtis.
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