Corteo Peak

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Corteo Peak is located in the Rainy Pass area along the North Cascades Highway from which it can be seen, and is situated on the North Cascades National Park boundary line. Corteo is less than two miles SE of Black Peak, 2 miles NE of Benzarino, and 2 miles NW of Frisco Mountain. Corteo Peak forms a beautiful backdrop over Wing Lake which is basecamp for climbers attempting nearby Black Peak. There are class 4 scramble routes on the East Face, South Face, and Southwest Ridge. The first ascent was by John Lehmann and Hermann Ulrichs in July 1935.

Elevation (feet): 8,080
Elevation (meters): 2,463
Continent: North America
Country: United States
Range/Region: Cascade Range
State: Washington
Latitude: 48.504493
Longitude: -120.788369
Difficulty: Scramble
Best months for climbing: Jul, Aug, Sep
Year first climbed: July 1935
First successful climber(s): John Lehmann, Hermann Ulrichs
Nearest major airport: Seattle-Tacoma
Convenient Center: Marblemount

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