Whiskey Dick Mountain

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Whiskey Dick Mountain
Wild horse wind turbines.jpg
Wind turbines on Whiskey Dick Mountain
Highest point
Elevation 3,873 ft (1,180 m)  NGVD 29[1]
Prominence 423 ft (129 m) [1]
Coordinates 47°01′30″N 120°13′55″W / 47.0251284°N 120.2320051°W / 47.0251284; -120.2320051Coordinates: 47°01′30″N 120°13′55″W / 47.0251284°N 120.2320051°W / 47.0251284; -120.2320051[2]
Geography
Whiskey Dick Mountain is located in Washington (state)
Whiskey Dick Mountain
Whiskey Dick Mountain
Parent range Wenatchee Mountains
Topo map USGS Whiskey Dick Mountain
Climbing
Easiest route Hike

Whiskey Dick Mountain is located 15 miles (24 km) east of Ellensburg, in Washington state. Within the 28,549-acre (115.53 km2) Whiskey Dick Unit of the L.T. Murray Wildlife Area, it is the highest point on Windy Ridge.[3] The site of the Wild Horse Wind and Solar Facility is on its southwest flank. The farm, with 149 wind turbines, is owned by Puget Sound Energy.[4]

Access to land owned or leased by the power company is open to the public for recreational use by permit only.[5] The area, characterized by sagebrush steppe and rocky outcroppings, provides opportunities for hiking and hunting.[6]

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