Governors Ridge, Washington

Prominence: 1240 ft, 378 m

Elevation: 6600+ feet, 2012+ meters

True Isolation: 1.09 mi, 1.76 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 6600 - 6640 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 6604 ft / 2013 m
    (Range 6604 - 6644 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)46° 51' 53'' N, 121° 34' 24'' W
46.86472, -121.573252 (Dec Deg)
608742 E 5191119 N, Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionPierce

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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 106
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 98)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2006-07-08 by Gretchen Lentz
     2010-08-05 by Sean Albert
     2014-10-12 by Ken Russell
     2014-10-19 by Julie Myer
     2014-10-19 by John Morrow
     2015-08-26 by Tim Hagan (GPS Track)
     2016-07-28 by John Dunlap
     2016-09-25 by Michael Barber (GPS Track)
     2017-07-04 by Aaron Wilson
     2017-07-04 by Adam Walker
     2020-06-22 by Chris Pribbernow
     2020-07-11 by Jerrick Linde (GPS Track)
     2020-07-11 by Aime Ayers (GPS Track)
     2020-07-18 by Xiulan Hu (GPS Track)
     2021-07-02 by Robert Jenner (GPS Track)
     2021-07-19 by Amelia Peakhart
     2021-07-24 by Ananth Maniam
     2021-08-08 by Adam Dunn
     2021-08-08 by Andrew Hall
     2021-08-11 by Peter Dygert (Unsuccessful)
     2021-09-06 by Paul Kallmann (GPS Track)
     2022-07-02 by Adam Dodge (GPS Track)
     2022-07-02 by Kurt Mallery
     2022-10-16 by Thomas Baron (GPS Track)

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Governors Ridge from Barrier Peak (2014-10-19). Photo by John Morrow.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1240 ft/378 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1320 ft/402 m
  Key Col: 5360 ft/1634 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 1.09 mi/1.76 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 46.87, -121.595
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Tamanos Mountain  (WNW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Cascade Range
Range4: South Washington Cascades
Range5: Mount Rainier Area
Range6: Mount Rainier East Foothills
Drainage Basins
Puget Sound
Strait of Juan de Fuca
Pacific Ocean
Pacific-Western USA
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Mount Rainier National Park
Wilderness/Special Area: Mount Rainier Wilderness Area
Topo MapChinook Pass O46121g5 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Governors Ridge and Barrier Peak viewed from Owyhigh Lakes Trail (2020-07-11). Photo by Matthew Pahs.
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