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Guye Peak, Washington


Prominence: 528 ft, 161 m

Elevation: 5168 feet, 1575 meters


True Isolation: 0.67 mi, 1.08 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 5172 ft / 1576 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)47° 26' 31'' N, 121° 24' 32'' W
47.442009, -121.408769 (Dec Deg)
619972 E 5255512 N, Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceWashington
County/Second Level RegionKing
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     Guye Peak at SummitPost.org
     Guye Peak at ListsOfJohn.com
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Lists that contain Guye Peak:
     Mountaineers Snoqualmie Peak Pin-First Ten (Rank #10)
     Mountaineers Snoqualmie Peak Pin-All (Rank #20)
     Alpine Lakes "Home Court" Top 100 (Rank #85)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Cascade Alpine Guide, Vol. 1 (Beckey)

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered Peakbagger.com users: 636
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 614)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1993-06-30 by Austin Smith
     2008-08-12 by Patrick Davis
     2012-05-02 by Noel Howe
     2014-03-29 by Karthik Krish (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)
     2014-04-06 by Hexar Anderson
     2014-04-06 by Jack Slater
     2014-04-12 by Karthik Krish (GPS Track)
     2014-06-01 by Evan Battaglia
     2014-08-24 by Miki K
     2015-05-09 by Karthik Krish (GPS Track)
     2016-01-10 by Matt Kurjanowicz
     2016-06-26 by Vineeth Madhusudanan (GPS Track)
     2017-04-15 by Yiqiu Wang (GPS Track)
     2017-05-13 by Richard Shaw
     2017-07-23 by Connor McEntee (GPS Track)
     2017-07-30 by Mike B (GPS Track)
     2017-08-06 by Sandeep Kumar
     2018-01-06 by Melanie Stam (GPS Track)
     2018-04-08 by Dhruv Garg (GPS Track)
     2018-04-25 by Nathan Smith (GPS Track)
     2018-05-12 by Jim Smith (GPS Track)
     2018-07-15 by Reed Russell
     2018-09-02 by Greg Slayden (GPS Track)
     2018-12-28 by Bent Wiencke
     2019-01-05 by chris hooper (Unsuccessful)
     2020-02-22 by chris hooper
     2020-03-07 by chris hooper
     2020-05-10 by Amrit Panda (GPS Track)
     2020-05-27 by Melanie Stam (GPS Track)

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The North Peak of Guye is the highest point on the mountain and the true summit. For some reason, the register is located on the South Peak, and Fred Beckey's "Cascade Alpine Guide" says, cryptically, that the "S summit is the usual destination". However, any sight level (or looking through a water bottle) will show that the middle and south peaks are both a few feet lower than the north peak.

The spot elevation on the topo map is 5168 at the South Peak, so the North Peak is about 5170 feet high.

The unmaintained hiking trail up the north ridge from the Alpental parking lot leads right to the north peak, so all hikers that tag the highest rock point at the end of the path should be able to claim full credit for an ascent of Guye peak.

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Guye Peak Photo by Dale York.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 528 ft/161 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 568 ft/173 m
  Line Parent: Cave Ridge
  Key Col: 4640 ft/1414 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.67 mi/1.08 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 47.4517, -121.4092
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Cave Ridge  (N)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Cascade Range
Range4: South Washington Cascades
Range5: Alpine Lakes Area
Range6: Snoqualmie Pass North
Drainage BasinsSnoqualmie South Fork
Snoqualmie
Snohomish
Puget Sound
Strait of Juan de Fuca
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Alpine Lakes Wilderness Area
Topo MapSnoqualmie Pass O47121d4 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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View of the talus field and the route from the route (2017-08-06). Photo by Sandeep Kumar.
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At the north summit of Guye Peak looking at the middle and south summits with the I-90 and Mt. Rainier in the distance (2015-06-26). Photo by M Wisener.
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