Elevation

10,541 ft / 3,213 m

#9 in Washington

#4,116 in United States

Prominence

7,518 ft / 2,291 m

#5 in Washington

#29 in United States

Summits

20 summits

#52 in Washington

#1,003 in United States

Top climbing months

July   31%

August   22%

September  18%

Highlights

  • Most remote -- and least well-known -- of the 5 major volcanoes in the Cascades of Washington
  • Surrounded by the Glacier Peak Wilderness; requires at least a 10 mile hike in to the usual base camps
  • All routes require glacier travel; currently the most popular route is the south side via Gerdine and Cool Glaciers with 8900 ft of vert gain.
  • Summit affords one of the most classic views of Washington's mountains due to its towering position deep in the Cascades

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