Mount Thielsen, Oregon

Prominence: 3342 ft, 1019 m

Elevation: 9182 feet, 2799 meters

True Isolation: 50.42 mi, 81.14 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 9187 ft / 2800 m
SubpeaksMount Thielsen-South Peak (8457 ft/2578 m)
Mount Thielsen-East Peak (8178 ft/2493 m)
Peak TypeVolcano
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)43° 9' 10'' N; 122° 3' 59'' W
43.152769, -122.066502 (Dec Deg)
575899E 4778203N Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionDouglas (Highest Point)
Klamath (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Mount Thielsen:
     USA Lower 48 Top 400 Peaks by Prominence (Rank #271)
     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #241)
     Western Contiguous USA CoHPs (Rank #201)
     Western USA CoHPs (Rank #214)
     USA Lower 48 Drainage Basin High Points (Rank #17)
     Cascade Volcanoes Peak Pin (Rank #14)
     2000-foot Prominence CoHPs - 48 States (Rank #127)
     Oregon County High Points (Rank #12)
     Western USA Peaks with 25 miles of Isolation (Rank #83)
     Oregon Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #12)
     Chemeketan Eighteen Northwest Peaks Award (Rank #12)
     U.S. National Forest High Points (Rank #60)
     Oregon Top 100 Peaks (Rank #22)
     Cascade Range 9000-foot Peaks (Rank #24)
     Western States Climbers List (Rank #230)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Climbing the Cascade Volcanoes (Smoot)
       Oregon High: A Climbing Guide to Nine Cascade Volcanoes (Thomas)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1979-08-03 by Greg Bramlet
     1992-08-19 by Greg Slayden (GPS Track)
     1994-06-01 by Micah Stiegler
     1998-09-20 by Don Gilman
     1999-07-05 by Dennis Poulin
     2003-08-17 by Adam Helman
     2003-08-25 by Patrick Shannon
     2009-10-10 by Beth Lakin
     2010-09-26 by Caleb Morris
     2011-10-08 by George Burgess (GPS Track)
     2012-07-22 by James Barlow (GPS Track)
     2013-07-11 by Mark Smith
     2013-07-21 by jeff carr
     2013-08-12 by Hal Watrous
     2013-08-24 by John Morrow
     2013-08-30 by Steven Shipman (GPS Track)
     2014-07-05 by Richard Hensley
     2014-07-21 by Vic Hanson
     2014-07-29 by Michael Wanberg
     2014-09-21 by Samuel Hahn
     2014-10-05 by Bryon Snapp

View ascents of peak by registered members (139 total)

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Mount Thielsen is one of the "pointiest" mountains in the world, but the firm rock of the summit pinnacle makes it an easy climb (1992-08-19).
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 3342 ft/1019 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 3382 ft/1031 m
  Key Col: 5840 ft/1780 m
Isolation50.42 mi/81.14 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount McLoughlin  (SSW)
Isolation Limit Point: 42° 26' 44'' N; 122° 18' 53'' W
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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Cascade Range
Range4: Oregon Cascades
Range5: Crater Lake Area (Highest Point)
Drainage Basins
Pacific Ocean
Umpqua (HP)
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Umpqua National Forest (Highest Point)/Fremont-Winema National Forest (Highest Point)
Wilderness/Special Area: Mount Thielsen Wilderness Area (Highest Point)
Topo MapMount Thielsen O43122b1 1:24,000
Route #1 Scramble
Trailhead: 5250 ft/1600 m
Vertical Gain: 3932 ft/1199 m
Distance (one way): 4.25 mi/6.84 km
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Summit of Mt.Thielsen (2014-09-13). Photo by Lia Smaka.
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