Sherpa Peak, Washington

Prominence: 405 ft, 124 m

Elevation: 8605 feet, 2623 meters

Approx. Isolation: 0.5 mi, 0.8 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 8610 ft / 2624 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)47° 28' 19'' N; 120° 53' 20'' W
47.471845, -120.888871 (Dec Deg)
659078E 5259761N Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionChelan

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Lists that contain Sherpa Peak:
     Wenatchee Mountains "Back Court" Top 100 (Rank #5)
     Washington State 8200-foot Peaks (Rank #43)
     Smoot's "Climbing Washington's Mountains" 100 Peaks (Rank #25)
     Washington Bulger List (Rank #41)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Climbing Washingtons Mountains (Smoot)
       Summit Routes: Washington's 100 Highest Peaks (Stephenson, Bongiovanni)
       Cascade Alpine Guide, Vol. 1 (Beckey)
       Washington's Highest Mountains: Basic Alpine and Glacier Routes (Goldman)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2009-09-26 by Monty VanderBilt
     2011-06-25 by Bri Wilson (Unsuccessful)
     2011-09-16 by Andy Dewey
     2012-08-31 by ChadL Painter (GPS Track)
     2014-06-15 by Priti Wright

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Sherpa Peak and the amazing nearby balanced rock. Photo by Eric Noel.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 405 ft/124 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 445 ft/136 m
  Line Parent: Mount Stuart-False Summit
  Key Col: 8200 ft/2499 m
Isolation0.5 mi/0.8 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Stuart-False Summit  (WNW)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Cascade Range
Range4: South Washington Cascades
Range5: Wenatchee Mountains
Range6: Stuart Range
Drainage BasinsWenatchee
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Alpine Lakes Wilderness Area
Topo MapMount Stuart O47120d8 1:24,000
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Looking east from Sherpa Peak at the famous "Balanced Rock" formation (2012-07-24). Photo by Sean Albert.
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