Black Peak, Washington

Prominence: 3450 ft, 1052 m

Elevation: 8970 feet, 2734 meters

True Isolation: 5.16 mi, 8.3 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 8975 ft / 2735 m
SubpeaksBlack Peak - West Peak (8820 ft/2688 m)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)48° 31' 25'' N, 120° 48' 58'' W
48.523611, -120.816193 (Dec Deg)
661242 E 5376803 N, Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionChelan

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Lists that contain Black Peak:
     Smoot's "Climbing Washington's Mountains" 100 Peaks (Rank #16)
     Mountaineers Cascade Classic Peak Pin (Rank #11)
     Washington State Top 100 Peaks (Rank #20)
     Washington Bulger List (Rank #17)
     USA Lower 48 Top 400 Peaks by Prominence (Rank #250)
     Washington State Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #35)
     Washington State Top 200 Peaks (Rank #20)
     Washington State Top 200 by Prominence (Rank #35)
     Washington State Peaks with 1000 feet of Prominence (Rank #35)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Climbing Washingtons Mountains (Smoot)
       Summit Routes: Washington's 100 Highest Peaks (Stephenson, Bongiovanni)
       Washington's Highest Mountains: Basic Alpine and Glacier Routes (Goldman)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 697
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 630)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1996-08-10 by Greg Slayden (GPS Track)
     2012-09-23 by Carry Porter (GPS Track)
     2012-09-29 by Sean Albert
     2014-08-20 by James Barlow (GPS Track)
     2015-04-25 by Aharon Elston (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)
     2015-07-11 by Jason Curtis (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)
     2015-07-15 by Scott Rice (GPS Track)
     2015-09-27 by Sonja Serwold
     2015-09-27 by Caycee Holt
     2016-05-22 by Dhruv Garg (Unsuccessful)
     2016-09-24 by Eric Gilbertson
     2017-06-25 by Miki Kanada
     2017-07-09 by Ian Culhane
     2017-07-15 by Bent Wiencke
     2017-10-08 by Karthik Krish (GPS Track)
     2018-05-13 by Honorio Valdes (GPS Track)
     2018-08-04 by Evan L
     2018-08-24 by Eric Gilbertson
     2019-06-12 by Brian Doolittle (GPS Track)
     2019-07-19 by Sarah Johnson
     2019-07-22 by Bob Bolton (GPS Track)
     2019-07-27 by Luca Baradel (GPS Track)
     2019-08-18 by Ryan Cairnes (GPS Track)
     2019-08-24 by Jaime McCandless (GPS Track)
     2019-10-12 by Bulent Elmaci (GPS Track)
     2020-08-22 by Brett Murrey
     2020-08-29 by Sam Grant (GPS Track)
     2020-10-04 by Helen Phung
     2021-05-08 by Ian Culhane (Unsuccessful)
     2021-06-19 by Molly Murray
     2021-06-20 by Aron Dahlgren (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)
     2021-07-04 by Reed Russell (GPS Track)
     2021-10-03 by Claire Jaja (GPS Track)
     2022-07-10 by Jeff Heidel (GPS Track)
     2022-07-17 by Andrew M
     2022-08-06 by Brendan Moriarty
     2022-08-20 by Miles Russell
     2022-08-27 by Matt Dowell (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)
     2022-08-31 by Daniel Leskosky (GPS Track)
     2022-09-07 by Zuolei Liao (GPS Track)
     2022-10-02 by Jack Weaver (GPS Track)
     2022-10-09 by Mickie Centrone (GPS Track)

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Black Peak and its NE Ridge, a classic Cascade alpine rock climb (2014-08-20). Photo by James Barlow.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 3450 ft/1052 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 3490 ft/1064 m
  Line Parent: Mount Logan
  Key Col: Fisher Pass    5520 ft/1682 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 5.16 mi/8.3 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 48.4833, -120.9108
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Goode Mountain  (WSW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Cascade Range
Range4: North Cascades
Range5: Central North Cascades
Range6: Goode-Logan-Black Area
Ridges/DividesWA-BC Cascade Crest
Drainage Basins
Puget Sound
Strait of Juan de Fuca
Pacific Ocean
Pacific-Western USA
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: North Cascades National Park/Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Stephen Mather Wilderness Area
Topo MapMount Arriva O48120e7 1:24,000
First AscentSeptember, 1926
    Wernstedt, Lage
Route #1 Scramble
Trailhead: Rainy Pass (Paved Road) 4855 ft/1480 m
Vertical Gain: 4473 ft/1363 m
Distance (one way): 5.1 mi/8.21 km
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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Black Peak as seen from Wing Lake during a momentary break in the clouds (2015-07-11). Photo by Jason Curtis.
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Scrambling up Black Peak (2018-08-10). Photo by Stuke Sowle.
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2016-06-25 - Black Peak (USA-WA) (2016-06-25). Photo by Allen Love.
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View of the peak from our hike in (2019-10-05). Photo by Amy Zamora.
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Wing Lk, Lewis Lk, and Heather-Maple Pass area from the top of Black Pk (2021-09-13). Photo by Rick Teudt.
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