Mount Terror (Washington)

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Mount Terror
Picket Range.jpg
Mount Terror is the pyramid just above and to the right of the down-trending ridgeline in the right center
Highest point
Elevation 8,151 ft (2,484 m)  NGVD 29[1]
Prominence 1,911 ft (582 m) [1]
Coordinates 48°46′27″N 121°17′58″W / 48.7742935°N 121.2995734°W / 48.7742935; -121.2995734Coordinates: 48°46′27″N 121°17′58″W / 48.7742935°N 121.2995734°W / 48.7742935; -121.2995734
Geography
Location Whatcom County, Washington, U.S.
Parent range Picket Range, North Cascades
Topo map USGS Mount Challenger
Climbing
First ascent 1932 by William Degenhardt and Herbert Strandberg
Easiest route rock climb or scramble

Mount Terror is a mountain of the Cascade Range, located in the northwestern corner of Washington state in Whatcom County. The peak is in North Cascades National Park, about 15.7 miles (25.3 km) south of the Canada–US border.

Nearby mountains[edit]

Mount Terror is the highest peak of the southern Picket Range. The Pickets, north and south, are considered the most Alpine region of the Cascades. Mount Terror was first climbed in 1932 by William Degenhardt and Herbert Strandberg of the Seattle Mountaineers.[3] Thirty years later Ed Cooper led the first ascent of the more challenging north face.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Mount Terror, Washington". Peakbagger.com. 
  2. ^ "Mount Terror". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  3. ^ Majors, Harry M. (1975). Exploring Washington. Van Winkle Publishing Co. p. 28. ISBN 978-0-918664-00-6. 

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