Sherpa Balanced Rock, Washington

Prominence: 35 ft, 11 m

Elevation: 8605 feet, 2623 meters

True Isolation: 0.42 mi, 0.68 km
Peak TypeSub-Peak, subsidiary to Sherpa Peak
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)47° 28' 18'' N, 120° 53' 19'' W
47.471713, -120.888584 (Dec Deg)
659100 E 5259747 N, Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionChelan

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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 7
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Selected Trip Reports:
     1998-07-01 by Austin Smith
     2012-07-24 by Sean Albert
     2018-06-23 by Nick 🏞️
     2019-06-15 by Jeffrey Wright

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These balanced rocks are on the ridgeline about 200' from Sherpa's summit. Sight levels seem to indicate that this formation is slightly lower than the main Sherpa peak.
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Jeff Wright summit of Sherpa Balanced Rock (the true summit!) (2019-06-15). Photo by Johnny Petraborg.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 35 ft/11 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 35 ft/11 m
  Key Col: 8570 ft/2612 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.42 mi/0.68 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 47.4725, -120.8975
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Stuart - False Summit  (W)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Cascade Range
Range4: South Washington Cascades
Range5: Wenatchee Mountains
Range6: Stuart Range
Drainage BasinsWenatchee
Pacific-Western USA
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Alpine Lakes Wilderness Area
Topo MapMount Stuart O47120d8 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
This peak was submitted to the database by Austin Smith.
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