Rib Mountain, Wisconsin

Prominence: 624 ft, 190 m

Elevation: 1924 feet, 586 meters

True Isolation: 43.21 mi, 69.53 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 1924 ft / 586 m
Peak TypeHill
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)44° 55' 15'' N, 89° 41' 42'' W
44.920816, -89.695031 (Dec Deg)
287298 E 4977688 N, Zone 16 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionMarathon (Highest Point)
City/TownRib Mountain

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     Rib Mountain at Summits on the Air (Amateur Radio) Trip Report for Marathon, WI by Mike Schwartz Trip Report for Marathon, WI by Jon Mann Trip Report for Marathon, WI by Roy Schweiker Trip Report for Marathon, WI by John Hasch

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Lists that contain Rib Mountain:
     CoHP High Five List (Rank #184)
     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #584)
     Wisconsin County High Points (Rank #3)
     Midwest USA CoHPs (Rank #200)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 105
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 98)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2007-01-13 by Heather Hasch (Unsuccessful)
     2007-07-28 by Doug Urban
     2010-03-13 by Eric Brown
     2010-07-25 by Gustav Sexauer
     2011-03-06 by Gokul Gopal
     2012-07-17 by Gustav Sexauer
     2015-07-17 by Heather Hasch
     2017-05-17 by Quincy Koetz
     2018-05-24 by Janos Arnosky
     2019-07-29 by Dave Pahlas (GPS Track)
     2019-08-05 by Dwight Wolf
     2020-03-18 by Josh Grundy
     2020-06-21 by Patrick Specht
     2020-11-27 by Jack Magaw (GPS Track)
     2021-06-08 by William Musser (GPS Track)
     2021-08-14 by Glenn Diller
     2021-10-02 by Whil Hentzen (GPS Track)
     2022-09-18 by Andy Hatzos (GPS Track)

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Rib Mountain summit block, Marathon County, WI. Photo by Doug Urban.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 624 ft/190 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 634 ft/193 m
  Key Col: 1300 ft/396 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 43.21 mi/69.53 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 45.4433, -90.1817
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Pearson Hill  (NNW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: North America Plains
Range3: Midwest-Great Lakes Area
Range4: Upper Mississippi Area
Range5: Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsWisconsin
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Rib Mountain State Park
Topo MapWausau West O44089h6 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Rib Mountain view from Wisconsin River (2019-05-20). Photo by Tom Scheimo.
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