Barrier Peak, Washington

Prominence: 281 ft, 86 m

Elevation: 6521 feet, 1988 meters

True Isolation: 0.4 mi, 0.65 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 6525 ft / 1989 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)46° 51' 34'' N, 121° 34' 38'' W
46.859518, -121.57717 (Dec Deg)
608454 E 5190536 N, Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionPierce

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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 144
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 139)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2013-08-05 by Tim Hagan (GPS Track)
     2014-07-01 by Henry Romer
     2014-10-19 by Julie Myer
     2014-10-19 by John Morrow
     2016-06-18 by Rusty Sherman (GPS Track)
     2017-07-04 by Aaron Wilson
     2017-07-04 by Adam Walker
     2017-09-02 by Nancy Lloyd (Unsuccessful)
     2018-09-25 by Robert Jenner (GPS Track)
     2019-05-25 by Beth Morrigan (Unsuccessful)
     2019-06-23 by Paul Brown (GPS Track)
     2019-08-07 by Mel Courtney
     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)
     2020-07-25 by Audun Holland-Goon (GPS Track)
     2020-08-01 by Dennis Kiilerich (GPS Track)
     2020-08-01 by Liana Robertshaw
     2020-08-23 by Bulent Elmaci (GPS Track)
     2020-09-06 by Bob Keranen (Unsuccessful)
     2021-07-19 by Amelia Peakheart
     2021-07-24 by Ananth Maniam
     2021-08-08 by Adam Dunn
     2021-09-06 by Paul Kallmann (GPS Track)

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Barrier Peak from East ridge with Governor's Ridge right (2014-10-19). Photo by John Morrow.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 281 ft/86 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 321 ft/98 m
  Key Col: 6240 ft/1902 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.4 mi/0.65 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 46.865, -121.5733
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Governors Ridge  (NNE)
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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Other Photos

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Barrier Peak, just right of center, with the large northern saddle to the left of Barrier, and the narrow southern gully to the right. Owyhigh Lakes in foreground (2018-09-25). Photo by Robert Jenner.
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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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