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Pre-eruption Mount Saint Helens, Washington


Prominence: 5917 ft, 1804 m

Elevation: 9677 feet, 2950 meters


True Isolation: 32.29 mi, 51.96 km
Historical Info:This peak only existed until 1980-05-18.
Peak TypeVolcano
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)46° 11' 49'' N, 122° 11' 28'' W
46.19698, -122.19099 (Dec Deg)
562421 E 5116252 N, Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceWashington
County/Second Level RegionSkamania
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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered Peakbagger.com users: 51
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 62)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1963-06-15 by Mike Cooney
     1968 by Fred Beavon
     1968-06 by Cabe Silverhame
     1970-12-30 by John Anholm (Unsuccessful)
     1971-04-18 by John Anholm (Unsuccessful)
     1971-06-11 by John Anholm (Unsuccessful)
     1971-06-20 by John Anholm (Unsuccessful)
     1971-09-01 by Bill Hebert
     1972-07-09 by John Anholm (Unsuccessful)
     1975-06-15 by Bob Bolton
     1977-06-12 by Randy Oakley
     1978-08-22 by Greg Bramlet (Unsuccessful)
     1979-05-28 by John Anholm (Unsuccessful)
     1979-07-08 by John Anholm

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Pre-eruption Mt. St. Helens from the south in May 1978 (1978-05). Photo by Bob Bolton.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 5917 ft/1804 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 5957 ft/1816 m
  Line Parent: The Pinnacle
  Key Col: Metta Lake    3760 ft/1146 m
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Cascade Range
Range4: South Washington Cascades
Range5: Mount Saint Helens Area
Drainage BasinsCowlitz
Columbia
Pacific-Western USA
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Gifford Pinchot National Forest/Mount Saint Helens National Volcanic Monument
Wilderness/Special Area: Mount Saint Helens NVM
Topo MapMount Saint Helens O46122b2 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
This peak was submitted to the Peakbagger.com database by Bob Bolton.
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Other Photos

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Mt. St. Helens with the sunrise horizon shadow meeting the shadow of Mt. Adams in June 1978. Taken from the south side of Mt. Adams (1978-06). Photo by Bob Bolton.
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This was the last time I saw Mt. St. Helens "whole", on Feb. 11, 1980 on my way to live in Juneau, AK. Mt. Adams in the background (1980-02-11). Photo by Bob Bolton.
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This is how pre-eruption Mt. St. Helens looked from rural Clark County, WA in winter. This was just three months before it started to act up (1979-12). Photo by Bob Bolton.
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Negotiating the crevasses of Forsyth Glacier (1976-07-11). Photo by Dan Moore.
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