Government Peak, Alaska

Prominence: 450 ft, 137 m

Elevation: 4781 feet, 1457 meters

True Isolation: 0.94 mi, 1.51 km
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)61° 44' 3'' N, 149° 18' 4'' W
61.734029, -149.301173 (Dec Deg)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionMatanuska-Susitna

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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 51
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 44)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2012-09-02 by Ben Still
     2015-10-25 by Ryan Johnston
     2017-06-03 by Tom Ritchie
     2018-10-06 by John Sirois (GPS Track)
     2019-08-13 by Steve Moffitt (GPS Track)
     2019-11-24 by Bryan Kraai

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A shot of Marcus Baker from the summit of Government Peak on November 15, 2014 (2014-11-15). Photo by Ryan Johnston.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 450 ft/137 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 515 ft/157 m
  Key Col: 4331 ft/1320 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.94 mi/1.51 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 61.7442, -149.32001
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Hatch Benchmark  (N)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Alaska-Yukon Ranges
Range3: South-Central Alaska
Range4: Talkeetna Mountains
Drainage BasinsLittle Susitna
Cook Inlet
Gulf of Alaska
Pacific Ocean
Topo MapAnchorage C-7 NE L61149f3 1:25,000
Data SourcePartially verified user peak addition
This peak was submitted to the database by Ben Still.
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Other Photos

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The crew hanging out at the summit of Government Peak, on a really nice Fall day (2015-10-25). Photo by Ryan Johnston.
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