Colonel Bob Mountain

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Colonel Bob
Highest point
Elevation 4,498 ft (1,371 m)  NAVD 88[1]
Prominence 160 ft (49 m) [2]
Coordinates 47°29′18″N 123°44′47″W / 47.488385175°N 123.746376756°W / 47.488385175; -123.746376756Coordinates: 47°29′18″N 123°44′47″W / 47.488385175°N 123.746376756°W / 47.488385175; -123.746376756[1]
Geography
Location Grays Harbor County, Washington U.S.
Parent range Olympic Mountains
Topo map USGS Colonel Bob
Climbing
First ascent 1893 by Clark Pealer, J. N., and Robert Locke

Colonel Bob is a summit in the Colonel Bob Wilderness, on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington state. It is one of the highest points in Grays Harbor County, the highest being an unnamed nearby peak.[3]

A Henry Fisher map from 1890 depicts Colonel Bob Mountain as McCallas Peak.[4] Colonel Bob Mountain was first climbed in 1893 by Clark Pealer, J. N., and Robert Locke who named the peak for orator Robert G. Ingersoll. The climbing party left a cairn and record which was discovered in 1930.[4]

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  1. ^ a b "Col Bob Lookout House". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey. 
  2. ^ "Colonel Bob Lookout, Washington". Peakbagger.com. 
  3. ^ "Colonel Bob, Washington". Peakbagger.com. 
  4. ^ a b Majors, Harry M. (1975). Exploring Washington. Van Winkle Publishing Co. p. 72. ISBN 978-0-918664-00-6. 

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