McGowan Peak, Idaho

Prominence: 1100 ft, 335 m

Elevation: 9860 feet, 3005 meters

True Isolation: 3.23 mi, 5.2 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 9865 ft / 3006 m
Local or Alternate Name(s)Typographical Error: McGown Peak
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)44° 12' 45'' N, 115° 4' 54'' W
44.212635, -115.081547 (Dec Deg)
653261 E 4897280 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionCuster

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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 15
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Selected Trip Reports:
     1992-07-05 by Tom Lopez
     1992-08-15 by David J. Rhude (Unsuccessful)
     2021-09-26 by Dan Krueger (GPS Track)
     2023-05-20 by John Woiwode

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This peak's name was incorrectly spelled "McGown Peak" on USGS maps for many years due to a typographical error. The correct name is "McGowan". More Info: Article in the Idaho Statesman.
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McGowan Peak Photo by Tom Lopez.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1100 ft/335 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1140 ft/347 m
  Key Col: 8760 ft/2670 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 3.23 mi/5.2 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 44.1717, -115.05
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Alpine Peak  (SSE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Rocky Mountains
Range3: Idaho-Bitterroot Rocky Mountains
Range4: Sawtooth-Ketchum-Boise Area
Range5: Sawtooth Range
Drainage BasinsSalmon
Pacific-Western USA
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Sawtooth National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Sawtooth Wilderness Area
Topo MapStanley Lake O44115b1 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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