The Wedge, Alaska

Prominence: 560 ft, 170 m

Elevation: 4660 feet, 1420 meters

True Isolation: 1.02 mi, 1.63 km
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)61° 4' 30'' N, 149° 33' 45'' W
61.07499, -149.56252 (Dec Deg)
361755 E 6773847 N, Zone 6 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionAnchorage

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Lists that contain The Wedge:
     Chugach State Park Peaks (Rank #96)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 152
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 138)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1999-09-13 by Ben Still
     2016-08-29 by Lupe !
     2017-08-15 by Abraham Hsieh
     2017-08-19 by Max Shayer (GPS Track)
     2017-10-15 by Max Shayer (GPS Track)
     2018-04-07 by Nate Bannish (GPS Track)
     2018-08-25 by Brendan Lee
     2018-11-17 by Sean Casey (GPS Track)
     2019-07-23 by John Thain
     2020-05-27 by Andrew Holman
     2020-06-04 by Ari G (GPS Track)
     2020-06-07 by Kyley Sanford (GPS Track)
     2020-07-23 by Heather Helzer
     2020-08-29 by Russ Edge (GPS Track)
     2020-10-17 by Bryan Kraai (GPS Track)
     2021-05-27 by Christian Thompson
     2021-06-05 by Max Robertson (GPS Track)
     2021-06-05 by Olga Guerra (GPS Track)
     2021-09-04 by Tim Sorensen (GPS Track)

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Taken on 3/28/20 from Powerline Pass trail (2020-03-28). Photo by Andrew Holman.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 560 ft/170 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 660 ft/200 m
  Key Col: 4100 ft/1250 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 1.02 mi/1.63 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 61.0875, -149.54671
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    The Ramp  (NNE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Alaska-Yukon Ranges
Range3: South-Central Alaska
Range4: Chugach Mountains
Range5: Western Chugach Mountains
Drainage BasinsCook Inlet
Gulf of Alaska
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Chugach State Park
Topo MapAnchorage A-7 I61149a3 1:63,360
Data Source1:62,500 Topographic Survey Map
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3D route from Google Earth Pro (2020-08-29). Photo by Russ Edge.
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