McMillan Spire

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McMillan Spire
Mount Degenhardt 26001.JPG
In background left to right, Mouth Terror, Mount Degenhardt, The Pyramid, Inspiration Peak and the McMillan Spires
Highest point
Elevation 8,004 ft (2,440 m) [1]
Prominence 600 ft (180 m) [1]
Coordinates 48°46′26″N 121°16′42″W / 48.77389°N 121.27833°W / 48.77389; -121.27833Coordinates: 48°46′26″N 121°16′42″W / 48.77389°N 121.27833°W / 48.77389; -121.27833[2]
McMillan Spire is located in Washington (state)
McMillan Spire
McMillan Spire
Parent range Cascade Range
Topo map USGS Mount Challenger
First ascent 1940 Fred Beckey

McMillan Spire (8,004 feet (2,440 m)) is a mountain peak in the Picket Range in the U.S. state of Washington and within North Cascades National Park.[3] The peak lies .75 mi (1.21 km) east of Mount Degenhardt. The subpeak known as East McMillan Spire (7,992 ft (2,436 m)) is .14 mi (0.23 km) east of McMillan Spire and they are collectively referred to as the McMillan Spires. The Terror Glacier lies to the west of the peak.


  1. ^ a b "McMillan Spire, Washington". Retrieved July 21, 2013. 
  2. ^ "McMillan Spire". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved July 21, 2013. 
  3. ^ Mount Challenger, WA (Map). TopoQwest (United States Geological Survey Maps). Retrieved July 21, 2013.