Cowlitz Chimneys, Washington

Prominence: 965 ft, 294 m

Elevation: 7605 feet, 2318 meters

True Isolation: 2.6 mi, 4.18 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 7609 ft / 2319 m
SubpeaksCowlitz Chimneys - Central Peak (7421 ft/2262 m)
Cowlitz Chimneys - North Peak (7015 ft/2138 m)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)46° 50' 56'' N, 121° 36' 34'' W
46.848877, -121.609409 (Dec Deg)
606018 E 5189309 N, Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionPierce

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Lists that contain Cowlitz Chimneys:
     Smoot's "Climbing Washington's Mountains" 100 Peaks (Rank #45)
     Mountaineers Tahoma Peaks (Rank #3)
     Mountaineers 100 Peaks at Mount Rainier N.P. (Rank #10)
     Climbing Peaks at Mount Rainier N.P. (Rank #3)
     Washington State Peaks with 1000 feet of Prominence (Unranked)

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       Climbing Washingtons Mountains (Smoot)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 99
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 97)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2013-08-05 by Gretchen Lentz
     2013-09-14 by Craig Weiland (GPS Track)
     2014-05-31 by Eric J. Johnson
     2014-08-16 by Vineeth Madhusudanan (GPS Track)
     2014-08-16 by Susan Shih
     2015-06-21 by Tab Wilkins
     2015-06-27 by Julie Myer
     2015-08-07 by Bent Wiencke (GPS Track)
     2016-09-14 by Simeon Ashworth
     2017-07-31 by Chad Painter (GPS Track)
     2018-07-25 by John Dunlap
     2018-08-10 by Sherrie Trecker
     2019-06-22 by Adam Walker
     2020-07-20 by Craig Weiland (GPS Track)
     2020-08-01 by Stephen Bobick
     2020-08-08 by Sean Albert (GPS Track)
     2021-07-18 by Vladimir Oster (GPS Track)
     2021-08-08 by Evan L
     2021-09-11 by Ananth Maniam
     2022-06-25 by Jeff Williams
     2022-09-25 by Joseph Janowiak
     2022-09-30 by Andrea Lin
     2022-10-06 by Enji Cooper (GPS Track)
     2022-10-06 by Glen Anderson
     2022-10-16 by Thomas Baron (GPS Track)

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South Cowlitz Chimney seen from the east near Chinook Pass (2014-08-23). Photo by Ronald James.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 965 ft/294 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1005 ft/306 m
  Line Parent: Whitman Crest
  Key Col: Panhandle Gap East    6640 ft/2024 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 2.6 mi/4.18 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 46.8483, -121.6642
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Whitman Crest  (W)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Cascade Range
Range4: South Washington Cascades
Range5: Mount Rainier Area
Range6: Mount Rainier East Foothills (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsCowlitz
Pacific-Western USA
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Mount Rainier National Park
Wilderness/Special Area: Mount Rainier Wilderness Area
Topo MapChinook Pass O46121g5 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Middle (left) and main (right) Cowlitz Chimneys Photo by Chris Pribbernow.
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Scramble route details - take first rock ledge left and aim for the tree (2022-10-06). Photo by Glen Anderson.
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