North Twin, Washington

Prominence: 680 ft, 207 m

Elevation: 6640+ feet, 2024+ meters

True Isolation: 0.74 mi, 1.19 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 6640 - 6680 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 6644 ft / 2025 m
    (Range 6644 - 6684 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)48° 42' 56'' N, 121° 59' 54'' W
48.715468, -121.998392 (Dec Deg)
573676 E 5396310 N, Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionWhatcom

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Lists that contain North Twin:
     Mountaineers Baker's Dozen (Rank #17)
     Smoot's "Climbing Washington's Mountains" 100 Peaks (Rank #74)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Climbing Washingtons Mountains (Smoot)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1994-07-23 by Brian Friedrich
     1995-04-16 by Brian Friedrich (Unsuccessful)
     1995-05-20 by Brian Friedrich
     1995-07-15 by John Anholm (Unsuccessful)
     2000-07-29 by Brian Friedrich
     2007-08-02 by Eric J. Johnson
     2009-08-19 by Jan Triska
     2011-07-23 by Bri Wilson
     2013-05-19 by Colby McCoy (Unsuccessful)
     2013-06-28 by Natasha Walker
     2013-06-28 by Adam Walker
     2015-05-30 by Susan Shih (Unsuccessful)
     2015-06-06 by George Burgess (GPS Track)
     2016-05-01 by Jason Pfannenstiel
     2016-05-10 by Susan Shih
     2016-05-13 by Bent Wiencke (GPS Track)

View ascents of peak by registered members (82 total)

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The SE ridge of the North Twin can be seen here. Picture taken from an approach trail, on the ridge start, at about 1400 m altitude.(August 2009) (2009-08-19). Photo by Jan Triska.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 680 ft/207 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 760 ft/231 m
  Line Parent: South Twin
  Key Col: 5960 ft/1817 m
Isolation0.74 mi/1.19 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    South Twin  (SE)
Isolation Limit Point: 48° 42' 24'' N, 121° 59' 21'' W
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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Cascade Range
Range4: North Cascades
Range5: Skagit Range
Range6: Twin Sisters-Foothills
Drainage BasinsNooksack
Strait of Georgia
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Mount Baker Wilderness Area
Topo MapTwin Sisters Mountain O48121f8 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Looking for a solution to a situation. North Twin Sister, WA (2012-10-01). Photo by Andrew Hladecek.
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