Snowfield Peak, Washington

Prominence: 2907 ft, 886 m

Elevation: 8347 feet, 2544 meters

True Isolation: 4.24 mi, 6.83 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 8351 ft / 2545 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)48° 38' 7'' N, 121° 8' 20'' W
48.635339, -121.138799 (Dec Deg)
637121 E 5388591 N, Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionSkagit

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Lists that contain Snowfield Peak:
     Washington State Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #54)
     Washington State Top 200 by Prominence (Rank #54)
     Washington State Top 100 Peaks (Rank #87)
     Washington Bulger List (Rank #90)
     Washington State Top 200 Peaks (Rank #87)

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:
     2007-08-29 by Fred Beavon
     2012-07-08 by Greg Slayden (GPS Track)
     2012-07-08 by Joshua Ricardi
     2014-07-12 by Sean Albert (GPS Track)
     2014-08-06 by Adam Walker
     2014-08-06 by Michael Lewis
     2015-06-07 by Kristian Kalsing (GPS Track)
     2015-06-07 by Peter Burns (GPS Track)
     2015-07-04 by Russ Kula (GPS Track)
     2015-07-11 by Tobias Flach (Unsuccessful)
     2016-07-21 by Bryon Snapp (Unsuccessful)
     2017-04-29 by Eric Gilbertson

View ascents of peak by registered members (102 total)

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The summit pyramid of Snowfield Peak rises above the Neve Glacier (2012-07-08).
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2907 ft/886 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 2947 ft/898 m
  Line Parent: Praying Mantis
  Key Col: 5440 ft/1658 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 4.24 mi/6.83 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 48.5825, -121.0917
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Primus Peak  (SSE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Cascade Range
Range4: North Cascades
Range5: Central North Cascades
Range6: Eldorado Massif
Drainage BasinsSkagit
Puget Sound
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: North Cascades National Park
Wilderness/Special Area: Stephen Mather Wilderness Area
Topo MapDiablo Dam O48121f2 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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Final class 3 scramble to the summit after passing through the notch at the top of the gully (2015-06-07). Photo by Kristian Kalsing.
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