Boston Peak, Washington

Prominence: 854 ft, 260 m

Elevation: 8894 feet, 2711 meters

True Isolation: 1.62 mi, 2.6 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 8899 ft / 2712 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)48° 29' 44'' N, 121° 2' 9'' W
48.495692, -121.035951 (Dec Deg)
645097 E 5373260 N, Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionSkagit

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Lists that contain Boston Peak:
     Washington State Top 100 Peaks (Rank #26)
     Washington Bulger List (Rank #23)
     Washington State Top 200 Peaks (Rank #26)

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: 163
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 153)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2007-08-23 by Fred Beavon
     2009-09-16 by Milda Tautvydas
     2012-08-11 by Joshua Ricardi
     2012-08-25 by Vineeth Madhusudanan (GPS Track)
     2014-07-21 by Sean Albert (GPS Track)
     2016-09-16 by Eric Gilbertson
     2017-08-09 by Dustin Wittmier
     2017-09-04 by Charles Sidlinger
     2018-06-17 by Fred Newman
     2018-07-20 by Stephen Sugiyama (GPS Track)
     2018-07-22 by Chandler Haberlack
     2018-07-29 by Evan Barbre
     2018-08-05 by Petro Ksondzyk (GPS Track)
     2018-08-25 by Eric Gilbertson
     2019-05-12 by Ian Culhane (Unsuccessful)
     2019-08-16 by Alden Ryno
     2020-08-02 by Albert Sidelnik
     2020-08-11 by Val Kung
     2020-08-15 by Eric Wentworth
     2020-08-15 by Alex Hannum
     2020-08-25 by Brad Hefta-Gaub
     2020-08-25 by Ryan Stoddard (GPS Track)
     2020-08-29 by Thomas Garrett
     2020-09-05 by Brett Murrey
     2020-10-03 by Tom Perkow
     2020-10-04 by Josh Emery
     2020-10-04 by Brad Wagenaar (GPS Track)
     2021-08-03 by Krista Morris
     2022-07-30 by Karthik Krish (GPS Track)
     2022-09-24 by Alden Ryno

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View of Boston Peak (high point) from Sahale Peak, Sharkfin Tower to the left of ridge (2016-08-20). Photo by Curt Baxstrom.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 854 ft/260 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 894 ft/272 m
  Line Parent: Mount Buckner
  Key Col: 8040 ft/2451 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 1.62 mi/2.6 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 48.4942, -121.0008
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Buckner  (E)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Cascade Range
Range4: North Cascades
Range5: Central North Cascades
Range6: Buckner-Boston Massif
Drainage Basins
Puget Sound
Strait of Juan de Fuca
Pacific Ocean
Pacific-Western USA
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: North Cascades National Park
Wilderness/Special Area: Stephen Mather Wilderness Area
Topo MapCascade Pass O48121d1 1:24,000
First AscentJuly 28, 1938
    Bressler, Calder
    Clough, Ralph
    Cox, Bill
    Myers, Tom
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Summit of Boston Peak, Eldorado and Forbidden in background (2016-08-19). Photo by Curt Baxstrom.
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Boston Peak summit (2010-08-14). Photo by Chris Schaening.
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