Castle Peak, Washington

Prominence: 160 ft, 48 m

Elevation: 6120+ feet, 1865+ meters

True Isolation: 0.18 mi, 0.3 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 6120 - 6160 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 6124 ft / 1866 m
    (Range 6124 - 6164 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)46° 56' 50'' N, 121° 51' 4'' W
46.947184, -121.851178 (Dec Deg)
587425 E 5199935 N, Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionPierce

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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 170
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 155)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2010-10-19 by John Morrow
     2012-04-29 by Sam Bronner
     2016-08-03 by Susan Shih
     2018-08-12 by Gretchen Lentz
     2018-09-29 by Jerrick Linde (GPS Track)
     2019-07-21 by Bob Keranen (Unsuccessful)
     2019-09-21 by David Roche (GPS Track)
     2019-10-11 by Robert Jenner (GPS Track)
     2020-08-02 by Xiulan Hu (GPS Track)
     2020-08-28 by Paul Kallmann (GPS Track)
     2020-08-30 by Nancy Lloyd
     2020-09-27 by Jon Larson (GPS Track)
     2021-07-31 by Jerrick Linde (GPS Track)
     2021-08-01 by Dennis Kiilerich (GPS Track)
     2021-08-01 by Liana Robertshaw
     2022-09-17 by Adam Dodge (GPS Track)
     2022-09-17 by Kurt Mallery (GPS Track)
     2022-10-10 by Thomas Baron (GPS Track)

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Castle Peak, from the traverse to First Mother (1986-08-09). Photo by Dan Moore.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 160 ft/48 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 240 ft/72 m
  Key Col: 5960 ft/1817 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.18 mi/0.3 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 46.9408, -121.8508
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Castle Peak - South Peak  (S)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Cascade Range
Range4: South Washington Cascades
Range5: Mount Rainier Area
Range6: Mount Rainier West Foothills
Drainage BasinsPuyallup
Puget Sound
Strait of Juan de Fuca
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Mount Rainier National Park
Wilderness/Special Area: Mount Rainier Wilderness Area
Topo MapMowich Lake O46121h7 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Traversing over to Castle Peak from the saddle (2020-08-30). Photo by Nancy Lloyd.
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