It is actually a small cluster of peaks with The Needles taking the highest point. The cluster is located north of Pine Creek and NW of Early Winters creek just to the west of Delancy Ridge. The USGS map marks 8140 as the highest summit, however the highest summit is marked as 8040+ on the map and is considered to be 8160 feet in elevation.
|Best months for climbing:||May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Oct|
|Year first climbed:||1944|
|First successful climber(s):||Helmy Beckey, Larry Strathdee|
|Nearest major airport:||Seattle|
Thanks to Stefan Feller for adding this peak.
NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name
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- Log #9593 - by
Stefan Feller on Apr 25, 2000Ascend through the middle of two small creeks directly above Lone Fir campground. Look for a climbers path. Ascend all the way to the summit ridge. Take the ridge and traverse over to the summit...