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Johannesburg Mountain  Washington   #6098
Ranges: North America Ranges / Pacific Cordillera Range / Cascade Range / Washington Cascades

Height: 2505 m <- 8220 feet
Prominence?: 493 m  
Line Parent?: Spider Mountain (7.5 km away, at bearing 147 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Formidable (6.0 km away)

Location:   48.46459,-121.09173     48:27:53, -121:05:30   10U 641063 5369698 (27 km E of Marblemount).   AreaCode: EM81/EA69
First Ascent: Tuesday July 26, 1938 Calder Bressler, Bill Cox, Ralph Clough, Tom Myers
North Face of Johannesburg Mountain
The first ascent was made by the "Ptarmigan Traverse Party" on their amazing wilderness traverse. They called the mountain "Elsbeth" at the time. Miners began exploring steep terrain on the north face in the 1890s. One such miner, Billy Murtagh, climbed technical terrain to reach his claim with the aid of spikes and holes drilled in the rock!

Trip Reports within 1 km
35 2004.07.24 Johannesburg Mountain Northeast Rib Michael Stanton


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10 North Face of Johannesburg Mountain Michael Stanton
8 The Backside of Johannesburg Mountain Michael Stanton
6 Johannesburg Mountain Ed Farrell