Dorado Needle, Washington

Prominence: 800 ft, 244 m

Elevation: 8440+ feet, 2573+ meters

True Isolation: 0.73 mi, 1.18 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 8440 - 8480 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 8445 ft / 2574 m
    (Range 8445 - 8485 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)48° 32' 59'' N, 121° 8' 19'' W
48.549794, -121.138595 (Dec Deg)
637368 E 5379083 N, Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionSkagit

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Lists that contain Dorado Needle:
     Washington State Top 100 Peaks (Rank #67)
     Washington Bulger List (Rank #68)
     Washington State Top 200 Peaks (Rank #67)

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)

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 130
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 122)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2006-08-20 by Eric J. Johnson
     2010-07-07 by Milda Tautvydas
     2012-08-11 by Chad Painter (GPS Track)
     2014-06-07 by Joshua Ricardi
     2015-05-17 by Julie Myer
     2015-05-29 by Sean Albert (GPS Track)
     2015-07-18 by Petro Ksondzyk (GPS Track)
     2015-08-02 by Matt Lemke
     2017-06-29 by Adam Walker
     2018-05-08 by Eric Gilbertson
     2018-05-12 by Fabien Le Gallo (GPS Track)
     2018-07-23 by Jake Robinson
     2018-09-25 by Fred Newman
     2019-05-03 by Luke Helgeson (GPS Track)
     2019-07-13 by Ryan Stoddard (GPS Track)
     2020-07-26 by Stephen Sugiyama (GPS Track)
     2020-07-26 by David Ryan
     2020-07-26 by Harry H (GPS Track)
     2021-05-15 by Nick R
     2021-06-20 by Asa Sidehill
     2021-06-20 by Alden Ryno (Unsuccessful)
     2021-07-19 by Dave Trudeau
     2021-07-24 by Alden Ryno
     2021-08-13 by Alan Smith

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Click on photo for original larger-size version.
The end of Pitch 7. One of the most enjoyable pitches to get up on the ridge. Clean climbing on a solid rock (2015-07-18). Photo by Petro Ksondzyk.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 800 ft/244 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 880 ft/268 m
  Line Parent: Eldorado Peak
  Key Col: 7640 ft/2329 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.73 mi/1.18 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 48.54, -121.1325
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Eldorado Peak  (SSE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Cascade Range
Range4: North Cascades
Range5: Central North Cascades
Range6: Eldorado Massif
Drainage BasinsSkagit
Puget Sound
Strait of Juan de Fuca
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: North Cascades National Park
Wilderness/Special Area: Stephen Mather Wilderness Area
Topo MapEldorado Peak O48121e2 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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