Gunsight Mountain, Alaska

Prominence: 3441 ft, 1049 m

Elevation: 6441 feet, 1963 meters

True Isolation: 7.31 mi, 11.77 km
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)61° 50' 39'' N, 147° 28' 2'' W
61.844196, -147.467262 (Dec Deg)
475401 E 6856912 N, Zone 6 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionMatanuska-Susitna
City/TownGlacier View

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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 53
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 50)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1977 7 by Dick Ellsworth
     2015-05-17 by Ryan Johnston
     2016-08-23 by Lupe !
     2017-05-06 by David Hart (GPS Track)
     2018-07-21 by Steve Moffitt (GPS Track)
     2018-07-25 by Nate Bannish (GPS Track)
     2018-07-28 by Max Shayer (GPS Track)
     2020-05-02 by Bryan Kraai (GPS Track)
     2020-07-03 by Julianne Dickerson (GPS Track)
     2020-07-04 by Mi Ka
     2020-08-15 by Colin Corsetti
     2020-08-16 by Jonathan Barber
     2021-08-15 by Max Robertson (GPS Track)
     2022-04-10 by Anthony Marra
     2022-05-08 by Andrew Holman (GPS Track)
     2023-05-25 by Tyler Beck (Unsuccessful)

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Gunsight Mountain from the north-east ridge. Peak with the USGS benchmark is on the left. (2018-07-21). Photo by Steve Moffitt.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 3441 ft/1049 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 3491 ft/1064 m
  Key Col: 3000 ft/914 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 7.31 mi/11.77 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 61.74, -147.5033
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Wickersham  (S)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Alaska-Yukon Ranges
Range3: South-Central Alaska
Range4: Talkeetna Mountains
Drainage BasinsMatanuska
Cook Inlet
Gulf of Alaska
Pacific Ocean
Topo MapAnchorage D-2 I61147g4 1:63,360
Data Source1:62,500 Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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A view of Gunsight Mountain from near the top of Sheep Mountain (2019-08-18). Photo by Steve Moffitt.
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