Desolation Peak, Washington

Prominence: 3249 ft, 990 m

Elevation: 6102 feet, 1860 meters

True Isolation: 2.73 mi, 4.4 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 6106 ft / 1861 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)48° 54' 41'' N, 121° 1' 0'' W
48.911372, -121.01675 (Dec Deg)
645313 E 5419499 N, Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionWhatcom

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     USA Lower 48 Top 400 Peaks by Prominence (Rank #301)
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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 125
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 116)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1980-08-15 by Ralph Owen
     2008-07 by Jessica Koski
     2010-06-12 by Adam Walker
     2010-06-12 by Bob Bolton
     2010-06-12 by Eric Noel
     2010-06-12 by Ken Russell
     2013-09-14 by Amy Kwok
     2014-08-02 by Ryan Kusche
     2015-07-02 by Sonja Serwold
     2015-08-22 by Anders Olson
     2017-09-23 by Lawrence Kuracina (GPS Track)
     2018-07-01 by Martin Ortmayr
     2020-07-31 by Aron Gurunlian
     2020-08-02 by Ryan Stoddard (GPS Track)
     2021-07-27 by Lucas Peterson (GPS Track)
     2021-07-29 by Grog Supervolcano (GPS Track)
     2022-05-07 by Eric Gilbertson
     2022-08-02 by Ben Sabo
     2022-08-13 by Ryan Stoddard

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Taken by Ranger Jim at the top (2018-07-01). Photo by Martin Ortmayr.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 3249 ft/990 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 3249 ft/990 m
  Line Parent: Hozomeen Mountain - Southwest Peak
  Key Col: Willow Lake    2853 ft/870 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 2.73 mi/4.4 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 48.9175, -120.9575
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Skagit Peak  (E)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Cascade Range
Range4: North Cascades
Range5: Hozameen Range
Range6: South Hozameen Range
Drainage BasinsSkagit
Puget Sound
Strait of Juan de Fuca
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Ross Lake National Recreation Area
Topo MapHozomeen Mountain O48121h1 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Looking North at Hozomeen from Desolation Lookout. (2021-07-29). Photo by Grog Supervolcano.
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