New Morning Peak
|Best months for climbing:||Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct|
|Year first climbed:||August 12, 1973|
|First successful climber(s):||John Roper, Steve Shelton|
|Nearest major airport:||Seattle-Tacoma|
|Convenient Center:||Marblemount, Winthrop|
Thanks to Ronald James C. for adding this peak.
New Morning Peak is a rocky crag located on Ragged Ridge slightly outside the east boundary line of North Cascades National Park. The name New Morning Peak is the unofficial name applied to Peak 7230. Overlooking the North Cascades Highway, it's situated 1/2 mile northeast of Easy Pass, and one mile southeast of Kitling Peak. New Morning Peak can be climbed in one day using the Easy Pass Trail as the approach from the North Cascades Highway. Class 3-4 with exposure. First ascent by John Roper the day after he made the first ascent of Little Tack.
Prominence: 150 feet.
Refer to Fred Beckey's "Cascade Alpine Guide, Volume 2" for approach and route information.
Thanks to Ronald James C. for this description.