Information About

Benign Peak

Quick Facts

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Location

61 ° 16' 27" N,
149 ° 1' 24" W

Region

Anchorage

Nearest City

Palmer

Elevation

6988 ft (2129.94 m)

Benign Peak in Detail.

About

In Chugach Mountains, 4.5 mi S of Eklutna Lake and 28 mi ENE of Anchorage.

History

So named in 1965 by the Mountaineering Club of Alaska because "nearby Bellicose Peak was a much harder climb, while this one's nature was quite benign."

Places Near Benign Peak
Dams:

Eklutna Dam, Eklutna Dam,

Glaciers:

Wall Street Glacier, Raisin Glacier, Thunder Glacier, Emerald Glacier, Clear Glacier, Eagle Glacier, Eklutna Glacier, Glacier G210797E61155N, Glacier G210852E61219N, Glacier G210956E61225N, Glacier G211005E61163N, Glacier G211015E61158N, Icicle Glacier, Raven Glacier, West Branch Eklutna Glacier, Whiteout Glacier,

Lakes:

Lake Barbara, Eklutna Lake,

Mountains:

Baleful Peak, Bashful Peak, Mount Beelzebub, Bellicose Peak, Benign Peak, Bold Peak, Camp Robber Peak, East Twin Peak, Hut Peak, The Mitre, Moonlight Mountain, Peeking Mountain, Peril Peak, Pioneer Peak, Polar Bear Peak, Mount POW/MIA, Rook Mountain, Mount Rumble, Sunlight Mountain, Thunder Bird Peak, West Twin Peak, Whiteout Peak, Mount Yukla,

Mountain Passes:

Archangel Pass, Blackout Pass, Crow Pass, Moraine Pass, Steamroller Pass, Whiteout Pass,

Peaks:

Antarctic View Peak, Bees Heaven Peak, Benevolent Peak, Bleak Peak, Bounty Peak, Bright Peak, Bunting Peak, Devils Mistress, East Kiliak Peak, East Kinglet Peak, Finch Peak, Goat Rock, Gold Star Peak, Golden Crown, Grey Jay Peak, Icicle Peak, Insignificant Peak, Nantina Point, North Raven Peak, Ovis Peak, Pass Out Peak, Pellet Point, Pepper Peak, Peters Peak, Pleasant Mountain, Polar Peak, Roost Peak, Rosy Peak, Saghala Point, Salt Peak, Shaker Peak, South Pioneer Peak, South Raina Peak, The Watchman, Transcendence Peak, Vertigo Peak, West Kiliak Peak, White Crown, White Lice Mountain, Yudikench Peak,

Streams:

Camp Creek, Goat Creek, Raven Creek, Thachkatnu Creek,

Routes:

Bold Ridge Trail, Crow Pass Trail, East Fork Eklutna River Trail, Eklutna ATV Access Trail, Eklutna Lake Spillway Trail, Eklutna Lakeside Trail, Eklutna Spillway Trail, Twin Peaks Trail, Yuditna Cabin Access Trail, Yuditna Cabin Trail,