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The Needle, Washington


Prominence: 240 ft, 74 m

Elevation: 8040+ feet, 2451+ meters


True Isolation: 0.66 mi, 1.06 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 8040 - 8080 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 8044 ft / 2452 m
    (Range 8044 - 8084 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)48° 38' 45'' N, 121° 9' 30'' W
48.645833, -121.158342 (Dec Deg)
635653 E 5389723 N, Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceWashington
County/Second Level RegionWhatcom
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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered Peakbagger.com users: 8
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 8)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2012-08-11 by Eric J. Johnson
     2014-08-06 by Adam Walker
     2014-08-06 by Michael Lewis (Unsuccessful)

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Click on photo for original larger-size version.
The west face of the southern Snowfield group seen from the summit of Thornton Peak. The Needle is just left of center. What appears as the central highest point is Snowfield Peak, while to the right is Horsemans Pack (2015-10-23). Photo by Adam Walker.
Click here for larger-size photo.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 240 ft/74 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 320 ft/98 m
  Line Parent: Horsemans Pack
  Key Col: 7800 ft/2377 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.66 mi/1.06 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 48.6367, -121.1542
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Horsemans Pack  (SSE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Cascade Range
Range4: North Cascades
Range5: Central North Cascades
Range6: Eldorado Massif
Drainage BasinsSkagit
Puget Sound
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: North Cascades National Park
Wilderness/Special Area: Stephen Mather Wilderness Area
Topo MapDiablo Dam O48121f2 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
This peak was submitted to the Peakbagger.com database by Andy Dewey.
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