Tar Heel

Elevation (feet): 7,160
Elevation (meters): 2,182
Continent: North America
Country: United States
Range/Region: Cascade Range
State: Washington
Latitude: 48.643288
Longitude: -120.91115
Difficulty: Walk up
Best months for climbing: Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov
Year first climbed: September 6, 1972
First successful climber(s): Cliff Lawson, Dan Sjolseth
Nearest major airport: Seattle
Convenient Center: Marblemount

Thanks to Stefan Feller and theyogiclimber for contributing to these details. (View history)

This peak is directly in between Meebe and Beebe. It is just NW of the County Line creek headwaters along the North Cascades Highway.

Trip Reports

NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name

There are 2 trip reports for Tar Heel.

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  • Log #22256 - by Franklin Bradshaw on Nov 07, 2011
    Followed ridge south from Beebe. Went over bump between the two. The west summit appears taller by several feet and has a couple cairns. Dug in the snow, didn't find any register.
  • Log #13715 - by Stefan Feller on Apr 04, 2000
    We ascended the easily sloping ridge from Meebe Peak without any trouble.