Merchant Peak, Washington

Prominence: 1153 ft, 351 m

Elevation: 6113 feet, 1863 meters

True Isolation: 1.23 mi, 1.98 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 6117 ft / 1864 m
SubpeaksMerchant Peak-Southeast Peak (5831 ft/1777 m)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)47° 48' 5'' N, 121° 25' 55'' W
47.801281, -121.431842 (Dec Deg)
617425 E 5295404 N, Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionSnohomish

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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 92
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 97)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2010-08-14 by Sean Albert
     2010-08-21 by Eric Menninga
     2013-06-01 by Natasha Walker (Unsuccessful)
     2013-09-14 by Susan Shih
     2013-09-14 by Patty Cokus
     2014-04-27 by Ryan Trumbo
     2014-05-12 by Adam Walker (Unsuccessful)
     2014-07-10 by Adam Walker
     2014-11-01 by Evan Battaglia
     2014-11-01 by Miki Kanada
     2017-07-15 by Chandler Haberlack (GPS Track)
     2018-09-08 by Amrit Panda
     2020-05-02 by Ryan Rex
     2020-08-02 by Amrit Panda (GPS Track)
     2020-08-16 by Abrahm Rollins (GPS Track)
     2020-08-19 by Sean Mathias (GPS Track)
     2021-05-08 by Anand Rao (Unsuccessful)
     2021-05-21 by Selena Eon (Unsuccessful)
     2021-05-29 by Fred Newman
     2021-05-30 by Greg Chappell

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Merchant Peak (centered) seen from the west. Peak 5831, which is mislabeled as Merchant Peak on maps, is to the right (2015-03-26). Photo by Ronald James.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1153 ft/351 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1193 ft/363 m
  Line Parent: Gunn Peak
  Key Col: 4960 ft/1512 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 1.23 mi/1.98 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 47.8158, -121.4483
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Gunn Peak-East Peak  (NNW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Cascade Range
Range4: North Cascades
Range5: Glacier Peak-North Stevens Pass Area
Range6: Wild Sky
Drainage BasinsSkykomish
Puget Sound
Strait of Juan de Fuca
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Wild Sky Wilderness Area
Topo MapBaring O47121g4 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Wing peak in the center, as viewed from the talus field on the upper portion of Gunn Pk. Merchant is in the left background, with Baring on the right (2018-08-10). Photo by Zak Griffith.
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