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West Peak-Northeast Ridge, Washington


Prominence: 0 ft, 0 m

Elevation: 7120+ feet, 2170+ meters


Approx. Isolation: 0.13 mi, 0.22 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 7120 - 7160 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 7124 ft / 2171 m
    (Range 7124 - 7164 ft)
Peak TypeSub-Peak, subsidiary to West Peak
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)47° 43' 28'' N; 123° 20' 49'' W
47.724403, -123.346878 (Dec Deg)
473987E 5285728N Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceWashington
County/Second Level RegionJefferson
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Lists that contain West Peak-Northeast Ridge:
     Washington State Triple Divide Points (Rank #2)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Climber's Guide to the Olympic Mountains (Olympic Mountain Rescue)

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West Peak is often called the major hydrographic apex of the Olympic Mountains (and Olympic Peninsula), even by the Olympic Mountain Guide "bible". However, a close look at the map shows that the real triple divde point between the waters of Hood Canal, the Strait of Juan de Fuca, and the open Pacfic lies about 230 yards northeast of the summit of West Peak. My guess is that many climbers pass this point anyway enroute to the summit, unaware of its topographic significance. Perhaps it is worth a stop for a brief "pouring of the water" ceremony to those who enjoy geographic oddities.

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Prominence  Clean Prominence: 0 ft/0 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 80 ft/24 m
  Key Col: 7120 ft/2170 m
Isolation0.13 mi/0.22 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    West Peak  (SW)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Northwest U.S. Coast Ranges
Range4: Olympic Mountains
Range5: Central Olympic Mountains
Range6: Anderson Massif
Drainage BasinsMajor Triple Divide Point
Quinault
Pacific Ocean


Dosewallips
Hood Canal
Puget Sound
Pacific Ocean
Elwha
Strait of Juan de Fuca
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Olympic National Park
Wilderness/Special Area: Olympic Wilderness Area
Topo MapMount Steel O47123f3 1:24,000



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