Snowfield Peak, Washington

Prominence: 2907 ft, 886 m

Elevation: 8347 feet, 2544 meters

True Isolation: 4.24 mi, 6.83 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 8351 ft / 2545 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)48° 38' 7'' N, 121° 8' 20'' W
48.635339, -121.138799 (Dec Deg)
637121 E 5388591 N, Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionSkagit

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Lists that contain Snowfield Peak:
     Washington State Top 100 Peaks (Rank #88)
     Washington Bulger List (Rank #90)
     Washington State Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #55)
     Washington State Top 200 Peaks (Rank #88)
     Washington State Top 200 by Prominence (Rank #55)
     Washington State Peaks with 1000 feet of Prominence (Rank #55)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       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: 294
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 268)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2012-07-08 by Greg Slayden (GPS Track)
     2014-07-12 by Sean Albert (GPS Track)
     2014-08-06 by Michael Lewis
     2015-06-07 by Peter Burns (GPS Track)
     2015-06-07 by Kristian Kalsing (GPS Track)
     2015-07-11 by Tobias Bajwa (Unsuccessful)
     2017-04-29 by Eric Gilbertson
     2017-07-15 by Lucas Peterson (GPS Track)
     2018-05-21 by Jake Robinson
     2018-07-22 by Brett Murrey
     2018-08-05 by Asa Sidehill
     2018-09-07 by Eric Gilbertson
     2019-06-16 by Andrew Yi
     2019-07-28 by Liz Mack
     2019-08-18 by Ian Culhane
     2020-05-29 by Alden Ryno
     2020-07-11 by Kimberly Richardson
     2020-07-19 by Payal Kiyawat
     2020-07-19 by Rio H
     2020-08-02 by Ashish Rawat
     2020-08-16 by Mari Simpson
     2021-05-16 by Ivan Mitloshuk (GPS Track)
     2021-06-19 by Brian Hill
     2021-07-08 by Nick Magill
     2021-07-11 by Sherrie Trecker
     2022-06-25 by Nathan Strupp (GPS Track)
     2022-07-09 by Ryan Cairnes (GPS Track)
     2022-07-09 by Stephen Bobick
     2022-07-09 by Maggie Cheng (GPS Track)
     2022-07-09 by Brad Wagenaar (GPS Track)
     2022-07-17 by Linda Li (GPS Track)
     2022-07-17 by Bulent Elmaci (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)
     2022-07-17 by Chenmin Liu
     2022-08-07 by Reed Russell (GPS Track)
     2022-08-29 by Wyatt Mullen
     2023-01-28 by Eric Gilbertson
     2023-05-28 by Andrew M

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The summit pyramid of Snowfield Peak rises above the Neve Glacier (2012-07-08).
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2907 ft/886 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 2947 ft/898 m
  Line Parent: Praying Mantis
  Key Col: 5440 ft/1658 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 4.24 mi/6.83 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 48.5825, -121.0917
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Primus Peak  (SSE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Cascade Range
Range4: North Cascades
Range5: Central North Cascades
Range6: Eldorado Massif
Drainage BasinsSkagit
Puget Sound
Strait of Juan de Fuca
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: North Cascades National Park
Wilderness/Special Area: Stephen Mather Wilderness Area
Topo MapDiablo Dam O48121f2 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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Final class 3 scramble to the summit after passing through the notch at the top of the gully (2015-06-07). Photo by Kristian Kalsing.
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Climbers descending the summit block of Snowfield Peak (2017-07-08). Photo by Stuke Sowle.
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