American Border Peak, Washington

Prominence: 2914 ft, 889 m

Elevation: 7994 feet, 2437 meters

True Isolation: 11.23 mi, 18.07 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 7998 ft / 2438 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)48° 59' 44'' N, 121° 39' 54'' W
48.995436, -121.665079 (Dec Deg)
597647 E 5427807 N, Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionWhatcom

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     Washington State Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #54)
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Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Cascade Alpine Guide, Vol. 3 (Beckey)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 30
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 30)

Selected Trip Reports:
     0000 by George Burgess (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)
     2012-08-25 by Adam Walker (Unsuccessful)
     2017-09-16 by Fred Newman
     2019-08-03 by John Porter
     2019-09-06 by Steven Song (GPS Track)
     2020-10-03 by Justin Blackburn (GPS Track)

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American Border Peak from Dam Mtn. Mount Larrabee at the right (2015-12-28). Photo by Serguei Okountsev.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2914 ft/889 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 2954 ft/901 m
  Line Parent: Mount Shuksan
  Key Col: Hannegan Pass    5080 ft/1548 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 11.23 mi/18.07 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 48.8383, -121.6025
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Nooksack Tower  (SSE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Cascade Range
Range4: North Cascades
Range5: Skagit Range
Range6: Border Ranges (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsSumas
Strait of Georgia
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Mount Baker Wilderness Area
Topo MapMount Larrabee O48121h6 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Traverse to 'snow gully' conditions (2020-10-03). Photo by Justin Blackburn.
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Canadian Border Peak (left) and American Border Peak (right) from the tarns below Yellow Aster Butte (2021-09-21). Photo by Christian Rudnick.
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