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Mount Foresta  Alaska   #7701
Ranges: North America Ranges / Pacific Cordillera Range / Saint Elias Mountains / Icefield Ranges

Height: 3365 m -> 11040 feet
Prominence?: 1645 m above Foresta-Augusta Pass
Line Parent?: Mount Augusta (58.1 km away, at bearing 283 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Saint Elias (83.0 km away)

Location:   60.19111,-139.43279     60:11:28, -139:25:58   7V 586905 6673727 (78 km N of Yakutat).   AreaCode: GN09/BE93
First Ascent: 1979 Fred Beckey and party
Mount Foresta from the North (Air)
This peak is #50 in Prominence List for Alaska .A multipeak massif located south of Mount Vancouver. The east ridge is an exposed rock scramble with cornices.

Name Notes: This peak was named for mountaineer Walter Wood's daughter Foresta Wood, who disappeared in July 27, 1951 aboard a Norseman aircraft. The aircraft took off from the Seward Glacier below the Arctic Institutes base on July 27,1951.

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Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
15 Mount Foresta from the North (Air) Edwina Podemski

Placename Photos
5 Hubbard Glacier Terminus ca. 1978 Kevin Altheim