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Sherpa Peak, Washington


Prominence: 405 ft, 124 m

Elevation: 8605 feet, 2623 meters


True Isolation: 0.41 mi, 0.65 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 8610 ft / 2624 m
SubpeaksSherpa Balanced Rock (8605 ft/2623 m)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)47° 28' 19'' N, 120° 53' 20'' W
47.471845, -120.888871 (Dec Deg)
659078 E 5259761 N, Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceWashington
County/Second Level RegionChelan
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Other Web Sites
     Sherpa Peak at SummitPost.org
     Sherpa Peak at ListsOfJohn.com
     Weather for Sherpa Peak at Mountain-Forecast.com

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Lists that contain Sherpa Peak:
     Wenatchee Mountains "Back Court" Top 100 (Rank #5)
     Washington State Top 100 Peaks (Rank #43)
     Smoot's "Climbing Washington's Mountains" 100 Peaks (Rank #25)
     Washington Bulger List (Rank #41)
     Washington State Top 200 Peaks (Rank #43)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Climbing Washingtons Mountains (Smoot)
       Summit Routes: Washington's 100 Highest Peaks (Stephenson, Bongiovanni)
       Cascade Alpine Guide, Vol. 1 (Beckey)
       Washington's Highest Mountains: Basic Alpine and Glacier Routes (Goldman)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2008-08-31 by Joshua Ricardi
     2009-09-26 by Monty VanderBilt
     2011-06-25 by Bri Wilson (Unsuccessful)
     2011-08-06 by Milda Tautvydas
     2011-09-16 by Andy Dewey
     2012-07-24 by Sean Albert
     2012-08-31 by Chad Painter (GPS Track)
     2014-06-15 by Priti Wright
     2015-06-27 by Jaime McCandless (GPS Track)
     2015-07-11 by Patty Cokus
     2016-05-25 by Michael Lewis (Unsuccessful)
     2017-07-16 by Susan Shih
     2017-08-20 by Eric Gilbertson
     2017-09-02 by Connor McEntee (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)

View ascents of peak by registered Peakbagger.com members (82 total)

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The consensus among climbers is that the main Sherpa Peak is slightly higher than the nearby "Balanced Rock".
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Sherpa Peak and the amazing nearby balanced rock. Photo by Eric Noel.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 405 ft/124 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 445 ft/136 m
  Line Parent: Mount Stuart-False Summit
  Key Col: 8200 ft/2499 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.41 mi/0.65 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 47.4725, -120.8975
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Stuart-False Summit  (WNW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Cascade Range
Range4: South Washington Cascades
Range5: Wenatchee Mountains
Range6: Stuart Range
Drainage BasinsWenatchee
Columbia
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Alpine Lakes Wilderness Area
Topo MapMount Stuart O47120d8 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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Looking east from Sherpa Peak at the famous "Balanced Rock" formation (2012-07-24). Photo by Sean Albert.
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