Rocky Peak

Elevation (feet): 6,218
Elevation (meters): 1,895
Continent: North America
Country: United States
Range/Region: Olympic Mountains
State: Washington
Latitude: 47.995639
Longitude: -123.421917
Difficulty: Scramble
Best months for climbing: May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Nearest major airport: Seattle-Tacoma
Convenient Center: Port Angeles

Thanks to theyogiclimber for adding this peak.

Rocky Peak is located in the northern part of Olympic National Park. It is situated east of Mount Angeles on Klahhane Ridge. The view from the summit provides a grand vista into the heart of the Olympic mountains, including Mt Olympus to the southwest, and north across the Straight of Juan De Fuca to Victoria on Vancouver Island. Rocky Peak dominates the skyline from the nearby town of Port Angeles, and can be picked out by the eye from as far away as Victoria, British Columbia. While modest in height at 6218 feet, its location 8 miles from sea-level saltwater shores gives it dramatic topographic relief. The popular Hurricane Ridge Road skirts the south slope footing of Rocky Peak.

Refer to Olympic Mountains: A Climbing Guide, by Olympic Mountain Rescue, for information on the established climbing routes on Rocky Peak.

Prominence: 538 feet.

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