Mount Deception, Washington

Prominence: 4108 ft, 1252 m

Elevation: 7788 feet, 2374 meters

True Isolation: 21.75 mi, 35 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 7792 ft / 2375 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)47° 48' 48'' N; 123° 14' 0'' W
47.813415, -123.233375 (Dec Deg)
482529E 5295589N Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionJefferson

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Lists that contain Mount Deception:
     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #340)
     Washington State Drainage Basin High Points (Rank #8)
     Mountaineers Olympia Peaks (Rank #1)
     USA Lower 48 Peaks with 4000 feet of Prominence (Rank #121)
     Washington State Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #17)
     Washington State Top 200 by Prominence (Rank #17)
     Olympic Mountain 6500-foot Peaks (Rank #2)
     USA Lower 48 Top 400 Peaks by Prominence (Rank #121)
     Smoot's "Climbing Washington's Mountains" 100 Peaks (Rank #39)

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

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2010-08-06 by Adam Walker
     2011-07-02 by Greg Slayden (GPS Track)
     2013-06-07 by Paul Michelson

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Mount Deception, second highest peak in the Olympic Mountains, rises steeply above Royal Basin. Photo by Grant Myers (2011-07-02).
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 4108 ft/1252 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 4148 ft/1264 m
  Line Parent: Mount Olympus-Middle Peak
  Key Col: Low Divide    3680 ft/1122 m
Isolation21.75 mi/35 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Olympus-Middle Peak  (W)
Isolation Limit Point: 47° 47' 48'' N; 123° 42' 0'' W
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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Northwest U.S. Coast Ranges
Range4: Olympic Mountains
Range5: North-Central Olympic Mountains (Highest Point)
Range6: Deception-Gray Wolf (Highest Point)
Drainage Basins
Dosewallips (HP)
Hood Canal
Puget Sound
Pacific Ocean
Dungeness (HP)
Strait of Juan de Fuca
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Olympic National Park
Wilderness/Special Area: Olympic Wilderness Area
Topo MapMount Deception O47123g2 1:24,000
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