French Tongue, Washington

Prominence: 80 ft, 25 m

Elevation: 5360+ feet, 1634+ meters

True Isolation: 0.12 mi, 0.2 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 5360 - 5400 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 5364 ft / 1635 m
    (Range 5364 - 5404 ft)
Peak TypeUnofficially Named Peak
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)47° 19' 51'' N, 121° 12' 9'' W
47.330703, -121.202381 (Dec Deg)
635818 E 5243482 N, Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionKittitas

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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 20
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 22)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1972-08 by Peter Krystad
     2011-11-02 by Eric J. Johnson
     2013-08-25 by Will Thomas
     2015-09-05 by Adam Walker
     2020-07-04 by Brian Hill
     2021-09-11 by Mark Hadland (GPS Track)

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A most impressive spire while hiking west up the French Cabin Creek Trail #1305 and then south on Kachess Ridge Trail #1315 to the 5000'+ pass. The spire is directly NW of the pass. It's also been dubbed "Cyclops Spire".
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French Tongue left, French Chin right. From Kachess Ridge (2014-07-08). Photo by Monty VanderBilt.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 80 ft/25 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 160 ft/49 m
  Key Col: 5280 ft/1609 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.12 mi/0.2 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 47.3308, -121.205
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Kachess Ridge  (W)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Cascade Range
Range4: South Washington Cascades
Range5: Alpine Lakes Area
Range6: Kachess Ridge
Drainage BasinsYakima
Pacific-Western USA
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Alpine Lakes Management Unit OCD
Topo MapKachess Lake O47121c2 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
This peak was submitted to the database by Fred Beavon.
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