Fortress Mountain

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Fortress Mountain is located in the beautiful Glacier Peak Wilderness. It is the highest peak in the Chiwawa Mountains, a sub-range of the Cascades. From the summit one has a commanding view of Glacier Peak to the west, Bonanza Peak and Dome Peak to the north, and the entire Entiat Range including Copper, Fernow, Seven Fingered Jack, and Maude to the east. Fortress is in the list of Washington's 100 highest summits coming in at 30. Fortress is aptly named, as the gneiss rock presents a fortress-like appearance when viewed from many perspectives, particularly when seen from the north.

Refer to Fred Beckey's Cascade Alpine Guide, Volume 2, for information on the established climbing routes.

Elevation (feet): 8,760
Elevation (meters): 2,670
Continent: North America
Country: United States
Range/Region: Cascade Range
State: Washington
Latitude: 48.159587
Longitude: -120.933466
Difficulty: Scramble
Best months for climbing: Jul, Aug, Sep
Nearest major airport: Seattle-Tacoma
Convenient Center: Leavenworth

Thanks to theyogiclimber for adding this peak.

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