Agnes Mountain

Agnes Mountain
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Agnes Mountain, elevation 8115 feet, is a steep rocky horn with deep footings located in the remote Glacier Peak Wilderness of Wenatchee National Forest. It is situated three miles east of the larger Dome Peak at the headwaters of Icy Creek and Yew Creek which drain into Agnes Creek's West Fork. There are no glaciers on Agnes because it is on the drier east side of the Ptarmigan Crest. Successful summit attempts are rare due to the remote location and technical difficulty. Fred Beckey's guidebook reports it had been successfully climbed on only 14 occassions by 1987.

Refer to Fred Beckey's Cascade Alpine Guide, Volume 2, for complete climbing route descriptions.

County: Chelan

Prominence: 1355 feet

Elevation (feet): 8,115
Elevation (meters): 2,473
Continent: North America
Country: United States
Range/Region: Cascade Range
State: Washington
Latitude: 48.317508
Longitude: -120.968313
Difficulty: Technical Climb
Best months for climbing: Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Year first climbed: 1936
First successful climber(s): R. Frazier, D. O'Brien
Nearest major airport: Seattle-Tacoma
Convenient Center: Chelan or Stehekin

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