Welch Peaks, Washington

Prominence: 350 ft, 106 m

Elevation: 6110 feet, 1862 meters

True Isolation: 0.83 mi, 1.34 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 6114 ft / 1863 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)47° 51' 2'' N, 123° 3' 32'' W
47.850654, -123.058854 (Dec Deg)
495597 E 5299703 N, Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionJefferson

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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 78
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 74)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2007-07-04 by Schmidt Altitude
     2007-09-08 by Eric J. Johnson
     2014-05-15 by Julie Myer
     2016-05-01 by Chad Painter
     2016-07-28 by Will Thomas
     2017-07-04 by Jake Hyer (GPS Track)
     2017-09-08 by Blair Edwards (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)
     2018-08-19 by Turner Bluechel (GPS Track)
     2019-09-07 by Ananth Maniam
     2021-05-22 by Craig Weiland (GPS Track)
     2021-06-04 by Nicholas de Steiguer (GPS Track)
     2021-06-20 by TJ Zimmerman
     2021-12-05 by Aaron Wilson
     2022-04-09 by Peter Schilling (GPS Track)
     2022-07-02 by Jerrick Linde (GPS Track)
     2022-07-09 by Susan Shih (GPS Track)
     2022-09-13 by Erik Schulz

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Welch Peak from north ridge approach (2017-06-06). Photo by Chris Pribbernow.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 350 ft/106 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 390 ft/118 m
  Key Col: 5760 ft/1756 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.83 mi/1.34 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 47.8508, -123.0767
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Townsend  (W)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Northwest U.S. Coast Ranges
Range4: Olympic Mountains
Range5: Eastern Olympic Mountains
Range6: Constance-Buckhorn Group
Drainage Basins
Hood Canal
Puget Sound
Strait of Juan de Fuca
Pacific Ocean
Strait of Juan de Fuca
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Olympic National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Buckhorn Wilderness Area
Topo MapMount Townsend O47123g1 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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Scrambling the rocky north ridge (1996-06-29). Photo by Dan Moore.
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