Fortress Mountain, Washington

Prominence: 1680 ft, 512 m

Elevation: 8760+ feet, 2670+ meters

True Isolation: 5.49 mi, 8.84 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 8760 - 8800 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 8765 ft / 2671 m
    (Range 8765 - 8805 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)48° 9' 35'' N, 120° 55' 59'' W
48.159764, -120.933182 (Dec Deg)
653695 E 5336123 N, Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionChelan

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Lists that contain Fortress Mountain:
     Washington State Top 100 Peaks (Rank #33)
     Washington Bulger List (Rank #30)
     Washington State Top 200 Peaks (Rank #33)
     Washington State Peaks with 1000 feet of Prominence (Rank #233)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Summit Routes: Washington's 100 Highest Peaks (Stephenson, Bongiovanni)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 162
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 149)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2005-07-26 by Fred Beavon
     2007-07-26 by Milda Tautvydas
     2009-08-08 by victoria lord
     2010-08-15 by Joshua Ricardi
     2011-08-06 by Adam Walker
     2012-07-21 by Franklin Bradshaw
     2014-09-29 by Sean Albert (GPS Track)
     2015-08-16 by Scott Rice (GPS Track)
     2017-09-16 by Prabhu Adie (GPS Track)
     2018-06-02 by Fred Newman
     2018-06-19 by Gretchen Lentz
     2018-07-01 by Chris L. (Unsuccessful)
     2018-07-26 by Eric Gilbertson
     2018-09-24 by Jake Robinson
     2018-09-27 by James Barlow
     2018-10-19 by Alden Ryno
     2019-07-05 by Stephen Sugiyama (GPS Track)
     2019-07-07 by Luke Helgeson (GPS Track)
     2019-09-21 by Fabien Le Gallo (GPS Track)
     2020-07-18 by Patty Cokus
     2020-07-18 by Ryan Rex
     2020-07-21 by Arya Farahani
     2020-07-26 by Andrea Snyder
     2020-07-27 by Michael Lewis
     2020-08-30 by Ian Lauder (GPS Track)
     2020-10-04 by Krista Morris
     2020-10-04 by James Prager (GPS Track)
     2021-06-27 by Andrew Kehl
     2021-07-10 by Brad Hefta-Gaub
     2021-10-07 by Maggie Cheng (GPS Track)
     2022-02-13 by Eric Gilbertson
     2022-07-01 by Xiulan Hu (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)
     2022-07-10 by Harry H (GPS Track)
     2022-08-21 by Ryan McNulty

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Click on photo for original larger-size version.
Sunrise on Fortress from about 7700 ft on Seven Fingered Jack (2014-06-23). Photo by Zak Griffith.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1680 ft/512 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1760 ft/536 m
  Line Parent: Seven Fingered Jack
  Key Col: Spider Gap    7080 ft/2158 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 5.49 mi/8.84 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 48.23, -120.8775
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Seven Fingered Jack  (NNE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Cascade Range
Range4: North Cascades
Range5: Glacier Peak-North Stevens Pass Area
Range6: Chiwawa Ridge (Highest Point)
Ridges/DividesWA-BC Cascade Crest
Drainage Basins
Puget Sound
Strait of Juan de Fuca
Pacific Ocean
Pacific-Western USA
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest/Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Glacier Peak Wilderness Area
Topo MapSuiattle Pass O48120b8 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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