Tower Mountain, Washington

Prominence: 2884 ft, 879 m

Elevation: 8444 feet, 2574 meters

Approx. Isolation: 5.93 mi, 9.55 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 8449 ft / 2575 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)48° 35' 18'' N; 120° 42' 15'' W
48.58847, -120.704216 (Dec Deg)
669293E 5384254N Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionOkanogan

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Lists that contain Tower Mountain:
     Washington State Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #56)
     Washington State 8200-foot Peaks (Rank #66)
     Washington State Top 200 by Prominence (Rank #56)
     Washington Bulger List (Rank #67)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Summit Routes: Washington's 100 Highest Peaks (Stephenson, Bongiovanni)
       Washington's Highest Mountains: Basic Alpine and Glacier Routes (Goldman)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2009-09-27 by Franklin Bradshaw
     2010-10-07 by John Morrow
     2011-08-17 by ChadL Painter (Unsuccessful)
     2012-10-06 by Adam Walker
     2014-09-21 by Sean Albert (GPS Track)
     2014-09-21 by Patty Cokus

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Tower Mountain from camp at Lower Snowy Lake (2014-08-25). Photo by Ken Jones.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2884 ft/879 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 2924 ft/891 m
  Line Parent: Osceola Peak
  Key Col: Glacier Pass    5560 ft/1695 m
Isolation5.93 mi/9.55 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Old Woman  (ESE)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Cascade Range
Range4: North Cascades
Range5: Okanogan Range
Range6: North Washington Pass (Highest Point)
Ridges/DividesWA-BC Cascade Crest
Drainage Basins
Puget Sound
Pacific Ocean
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: North Cascades Scenic Highway OCD
Topo MapWashington Pass O48120e6 1:24,000
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Tower Mountain from the Pacific Crest Trail above Granite Pass. Golden Horn is to the left of Tower (2014-08-26). Photo by Ken Jones.
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