Observation Rock, Washington

Prominence: 244 ft, 74 m

Elevation: 8364 feet, 2549 meters

Approx. Isolation: 3.06 mi, 4.93 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 8369 ft / 2550 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)46° 54' 6'' N; 121° 48' 24'' W
46.901603, -121.806685 (Dec Deg)
590888E 5194921N Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionPierce

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Lists that contain Observation Rock:
     Mountaineers Irish Cabin Peaks (Rank #1)
     Washington State 8200-foot Peaks (Unranked)
     Mountaineers 100 Peaks at Mount Rainier N.P. (Rank #6)
     Smoot's "Climbing Washington's Mountains" 100 Peaks (Rank #28)

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

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2010-07-24 by Sean Albert
     2010-07-25 by Brandon Plubell
     2012-07-06 by Ryan Ottenad
     2012-09-16 by Sean Albert
     2013-08-04 by Kevin DeFields
     2014-08-28 by Kristian Kalsing (GPS Track)
     2014-09-08 by Adam Walker
     2014-09-14 by Patty Cokus

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One pitch of ice at the top of the North Face (2014-08-28). Photo by Kristian Kalsing.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 244 ft/74 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 284 ft/86 m
  Line Parent: Liberty Cap
  Key Col: 8120 ft/2475 m
Isolation3.06 mi/4.93 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Liberty Cap  (SSE)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Cascade Range
Range4: South Washington Cascades
Range5: Mount Rainier Area
Range6: Mount Rainier Massif
Drainage BasinsPuyallup
Puget Sound
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Mount Rainier National Park
Wilderness/Special Area: Mount Rainier Wilderness Area
Topo MapMowich Lake O46121h7 1:24,000
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