Switchback Mountain, Washington

Prominence: 441 ft, 134 m

Elevation: 8321 feet, 2536 meters

True Isolation: 0.94 mi, 1.52 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 8326 ft / 2537 m
Local or Alternate Name(s)Alternate: Cooney Mountain
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)48° 10' 32'' N, 120° 21' 30'' W
48.175612, -120.358225 (Dec Deg)
696387 E 5339194 N, Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionChelan

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Lists that contain Switchback Mountain:
     Washington State Top 100 Peaks (Rank #95)
     Washington Bulger List (Rank #97)
     Washington State Top 200 Peaks (Rank #95)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Summit Routes: Washington's 100 Highest Peaks (Stephenson, Bongiovanni)

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 148
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 136)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2004-06-21 by Eric J. Johnson
     2008-09-17 by Milda Tautvydas
     2010-08-28 by Quinn McKee
     2010-08-29 by Joshua Ricardi
     2012-09-02 by Carry Porter (GPS Track)
     2013-09-11 by Adam Walker
     2013-10-05 by Sean Albert
     2015-07-03 by Mike Garcia
     2015-07-13 by Joanne Najdzin (GPS Track)
     2016-03-28 by Eric Gilbertson
     2016-09-15 by John Anholm
     2017-10-14 by Fabien Le Gallo (GPS Track)
     2018-09-15 by Eric Gilbertson
     2018-10-20 by Luke Helgeson (GPS Track)
     2018-10-20 by Brian Hill
     2018-10-21 by Jake Robinson
     2018-11-04 by Anthony Bailles
     2018-11-04 by Eric Gilbertson
     2019-06-21 by Eric Geissinger (GPS Track)
     2019-07-19 by Alden Ryno
     2019-08-30 by Honorio Valdes (GPS Track)
     2020-01-19 by Eric Gilbertson

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Switchback (2013-10-09). Photo by David Carmody.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 441 ft/134 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 481 ft/146 m
  Line Parent: Martin Peak
  Key Col: 7880 ft/2402 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.94 mi/1.52 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 48.1883, -120.3508
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Martin Peak  (NNE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Cascade Range
Range4: North Cascades
Range5: Methow Mountains
Range6: Sawtooth Ridge
Drainage Basins
Pacific-Western USA
Pacific Ocean
Pacific-Western USA
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest
Topo MapMartin Peak O48120b3 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Cooney Lake and Switchback Mountain (2018-10-06). Photo by Chris Pribbernow.
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