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Key Col for Boston Peak

Col Elevation: 8040- feet, 2451- meters

Key Col for:Boston Peak  (8894 ft/2711 m)
Key Col Elevation Info:Elevation range: 8040 - 8080 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)48° 29' 41'' N; 121° 1' 38'' W
48.494805, -121.027225 (Dec Deg)
ProminenceClean: 854 ft/260 m
Optimistic: 894 ft/272 m
Average: 874 ft/266 m
Prominence Parentage:Line Parent: Mount Buckner
Prominence Parent: Mount Buckner
Island Parent: Mount Buckner
Ridgewalk Distance:1.79 mi/2.88 km
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceWashington
County/Second Level RegionChelan
Skagit
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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Cascade Range
Range4: North Cascades
Range5: Central North Cascades
Range6: Buckner-Boston Massif
Ridges/DividesWA-BC Cascade Crest
Drainage Basins
Skagit
Puget Sound
Pacific Ocean
Chelan
Columbia
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: North Cascades National Park
Wilderness/Special Area: Stephen Mather Wilderness Area
Topo MapCascade Pass    O48121d1    1:24,000


Detailed Ridgewalk Listing

The table below lists the peaks and cols that lie on the path from Boston Peak to its Key Col and onward to its Line Parent.  This route is the highest possible path that follows ridgecrests from the peak to higher ground. It corresponds to the yellow line on the map above.  Note: This feature is preliminary. There may be errors in the ridgewalk data and/or bugs in the code that give misleading results. Sorry for any inconvenience.

Ridge PointElev-ftProm-ftRidge Name(s)Basins to each sideDist-miCumulative-mi
START: Boston Peak8894854    
(Ridge Junction)    0.080.08
KEY COL: (Unnamed Col)8040 WA-BC Cascade CrestSkagit/Chelan0.420.5
The Nails82000WA-BC Cascade CrestSkagit/Chelan0.410.91
(Unnamed Col)8200 WA-BC Cascade CrestSkagit/Chelan0.050.96
Old Horseshoe Peak8280160WA-BC Cascade CrestSkagit/Chelan0.030.98
(Unnamed Col)8120 WA-BC Cascade CrestSkagit/Chelan0.061.05
Horseshoe Peak848080WA-BC Cascade CrestSkagit/Chelan0.351.4
(Unnamed Col)8400 WA-BC Cascade CrestSkagit/Chelan0.121.52
LINE PARENT: Mount Buckner91143034WA-BC Cascade CrestSkagit/Chelan0.271.79
PROM PARENT: Mount Buckner91143034    
ISLAND PARENT: Mount Buckner91143034    


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