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Oval Peak

North Cascades > Methow/Sawtooth
48.3115, -120.3362 Map & Directions
Highest Point
8795 feet
A series of rocky peaks, with Oval peak to the far right. Photo by A.Hiker. Full-size image
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The highest summit in the Lake Chelan-Sawtooth Wilderness, Oval Peak does indeed look ovoid when viewed from some directions. With talus as far as the eye can see, scrambling this peak can be frustrating, but reaching the top rewards climbers with views of the craggy peaks surrounding it, including Star, Courtney, and Gray Peaks. Continue reading

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Hiking Oval Peak

The highest summit in the Lake Chelan-Sawtooth Wilderness, Oval Peak does indeed look ovoid when viewed from some directions. With talus as far as the eye can see, scrambling this peak can be frustrating, but reaching the top rewards climbers with views of the craggy peaks surrounding it, including Star, Courtney, and Gray Peaks.

Oval Peak

Map & Directions

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Co-ordinates: 48.3115, -120.3362 Open in Google Maps

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Getting There

From Twisp, take Twisp River Road (Okanogan County Road 9114) west for 11 miles, then take West Buttermilk Road (County Road 1050) across Twisp River. This road continues as Forest Service Road 4420 for 3.1 miles. Turn left on Eagle Creek Road (Forest Service Road 4420-080) to the end, about 2 miles, to the Eagle Creek Trailhead.

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North Cascades > Methow/Sawtooth

Oval Peak (#436)

Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, Methow Valley Ranger District

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