Beckler Peak Central, Washington

Prominence: 1150 ft, 350 m

Elevation: 5070 feet, 1545 meters

Approx. Isolation: 1.8 mi, 2.89 km
SubpeaksBeckler Peak (5062 ft/1543 m)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)47° 44' 10'' N; 121° 17' 2'' W
47.736228, -121.28401 (Dec Deg)
628654E 5288410N Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionKing

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Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2013-07-27 by Greg Slayden (GPS Track)
     2013-09-01 by Fred Beavon

View ascents of peak by registered members (4 total)

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The new and popular trail to Beckler Peak leads to the scenic East Summit of the peak. As several dedicated peakbaggers have noticed by using sight levels, the large monolith in the center of the Beckler Peak ridge, about 600 feet west from the East Summit, is actually a few feet higher, and the main summit of the mountain. This page and statistics are for that large monolith, here given the unoffical name of Becker Peak Central and an estimated elevation 7 feet higher than the East Summit.

The monolith atop Becker Peak Central is difficult to reach from the East Summit, since a steep cliff band blocks easy access to the talus basin below. The monolith itself is a stiff class 4 climb and many parties will want a rope. It is rarely ascended--as of 2013, the summit register on the monolith only records 2 ascents, one in 2002, and one in 2013.

This web site will continue to label the East Summit as "Becker Peak", since virtually all of the many hikers who climb it via the trail every summer assume that is the peak they are climbing--the trail signs even indicate this. However, this Beckler Peak only has a clean prominence of 63 feet. To claim a 1000-foot prominence, this peak, referred to as "Becker Peak Central", needs to be visited by intrepid scramblers. See trip reports for more information.

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1150 ft/350 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1190 ft/362 m
  Line Parent: Alpine Baldy
  Key Col: 3920 ft/1195 m
Isolation1.8 mi/2.89 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Alpine Baldy  (ENE)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Cascade Range
Range4: North Cascades
Range5: Glacier Peak-North Stevens Pass Area
Range6: Wild Sky
Drainage BasinsSnohomish
Puget Sound
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Wild Sky Wilderness Area
Topo MapSkykomish O47121f3 1:24,000

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