Ruth Mountain, Washington

Prominence: 1315 ft, 401 m

Elevation: 7115 feet, 2169 meters

True Isolation: 2.74 mi, 4.42 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 7119 ft / 2170 m
SubpeaksRuth Mountain - Northeast Ridge (6800 ft/2073 m)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)48° 51' 36'' N, 121° 31' 58'' W
48.859918, -121.532812 (Dec Deg)
607613 E 5412921 N, Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionWhatcom

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Lists that contain Ruth Mountain:
     Smoot's "Climbing Washington's Mountains" 100 Peaks (Rank #61)
     Mountaineers Baker's Dozen (Rank #12)
     Washington State Peaks with 1000 feet of Prominence (Rank #408)

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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 424
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 375)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1997-06-14 by Bob Bolton
     2014-08-23 by Sonja Serwold
     2015-06-06 by Nathaniel Stott
     2017-06-24 by Paul Carduner (GPS Track)
     2017-07-22 by Paul Brown (GPS Track)
     2017-08-19 by James Henderson
     2017-08-26 by Matt Kurjanowicz
     2018-06-23 by Liz Mack
     2018-07-14 by Owen Gabrielson
     2019-01-28 by Jake Robinson
     2019-05-18 by Michael Fassbind
     2019-05-26 by Claire Nebeker
     2019-05-27 by Brad Perfect
     2019-07-14 by Rio H (GPS Track)
     2019-07-21 by Jessica Koski
     2019-08-17 by Albert Sidelnik
     2019-08-31 by Rick Teudt (GPS Track)
     2019-09-13 by Bob Keranen (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)
     2019-09-21 by Amrit Panda (GPS Track)
     2020-06-22 by Lucas Peterson (GPS Track)
     2020-06-29 by Jeremy Fuerst
     2020-07-11 by Anthony Bailles
     2020-07-18 by Shankar Vishwanath
     2020-07-25 by Maureen Seeley
     2020-08-01 by Honorio Valdes (GPS Track)
     2020-08-23 by Xiulan Hu (GPS Track)
     2021-05-09 by Eric Wentworth
     2021-06-19 by Brad Wagenaar (GPS Track)
     2021-06-26 by Linda Li (GPS Track)
     2021-08-22 by Mi Ka
     2022-08-20 by Joseph Janowiak
     2022-08-28 by Ignas Cerniauskas (GPS Track)
     2023-04-14 by Dennis Kao
     2023-05-20 by Grant Roush
     2023-05-31 by Raphael Smith (GPS Track)

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Ruth Mountain, as seen from Hannegan Pass (2015-08-12). Photo by Jeff Guderian.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1315 ft/401 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1355 ft/413 m
  Key Col: 5800 ft/1768 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 2.74 mi/4.42 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 48.8375, -121.5825
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Seahpo Peak  (SW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Cascade Range
Range4: North Cascades
Range5: Skagit Range
Range6: Baker-Shuksan Massif
Drainage Basins
Strait of Georgia
Pacific Ocean

Puget Sound
Strait of Juan de Fuca
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: North Cascades National Park/Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Stephen Mather Wilderness Area
Topo MapMount Shuksan O48121g5 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Ruth Mountain, north ridge (1975-07-05). Photo by Dan Moore.
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On the way to Ruth! (2019-08-17). Photo by Albert Sidelnik.
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Climbers above me nearing the summit (2022-07-11). Photo by Grant Myers.
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Ruth from the approach to Hannegan (5/20/2023) (2023-05-20). Photo by Grant Roush.
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