Forbidden Peak

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Forbidden Peak
Forbidden Peak August 1992.jpeg
Highest point
Elevation 8,815 ft (2,687 m)  NGVD 29[1]
Prominence 1,055 ft (322 m) [1]
Coordinates 48°30′41″N 121°03′28″W / 48.5115158°N 121.0578916°W / 48.5115158; -121.0578916Coordinates: 48°30′41″N 121°03′28″W / 48.5115158°N 121.0578916°W / 48.5115158; -121.0578916[2]
Geography
Location near Cascade Pass, Skagit County, Washington, U.S.
Parent range North Cascades
Topo map USGS Forbidden Peak
Climbing
First ascent June 1, 1940 by Lloyd Anderson, Fred Beckey, Helmy Beckey, Jim Crooks, Dave Lind[3]

Forbidden Peak is part of the North Cascades and is located near Cascade Pass. Forbidden Peak features a rock climbing route named West Ridge route which is featured in Fifty Classic Climbs of North America.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Forbidden Peak, Washington". Peakbagger.com. 
  2. ^ "Forbidden Peak". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  3. ^ Beckey, Fred W. (2003). Cascade alpine guide : climbing and high routes. Vol. 2, Stevens Pass to Rainy Pass (3rd ed.). Mountaineers Books. p. 322. ISBN 978-0-89886-838-8. 
  4. ^ Roper, Steve; Steck, Allen (1979). Fifty Classic Climbs of North America. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books. pp. 113–117. ISBN 0-87156-292-8. 

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