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Mount Williwaw

Quick Facts

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Location

61 ° 6' 15" N,
149 ° 30' 49" W

Region

Anchorage

Nearest City

Anchorage

Elevation

5161 ft (1573.07 m)

Mount Williwaw in Detail.

About

In the Chugach Mountains, near the head of Ship Creek, 2.5 mi NNW of Indian Creek Pass and 15 mi SE of Anchorage.

History

Named in 1963 by the Mountaineering Club of Alaska because an infantry company from nearby Fort Richardson was caught, in May 1962, in a williwaw (a windy spring blizzard) near the slopes of this mountain. Three men died of exhaustion before the group was rescued.

Places Near Mount Williwaw
Cities:

The Wing,

Capes:

Beluga Point, Bird Point, Snipers Point, Windy Point,

Streams:

Middle Fork Campbell Creek, Snowhawk Creek,

Dams:

Otter Lake Dam, Ship Creek Dam,

Glaciers:

Glacier G210678E61146N,

Hills:

Bunker Hill,

Routes:

Black Lake Falls, Candyland, Even Hookers Get the Blues, Flame Out, Freak Street, O’Malley Falls, Organ Pipes, Ptarmigan Pillar, Ski Tracks, Water World,

Islands:

Halfway Island,

Lakes:

Cochise Lake, Diablo Pond, Dishno Pond, Eagle Lake, Gwenn Lake, Hidden Lake, Lake Kiowa, Long Lake, Rabbit Lake, Ship Creek Reservoir, Ship Lake, Symphony Lake, Tanaina Lake, Williwan Lakes,

Locales:

2 Bowls, 3 Bowls, Austrian Bowl, Ball Field, Bidarka, Black Lake Chute, Binge Bowl, Cotton Grass, Death Bowls, Dog Bowl, French Bowl, German Bowl, Hugh's Bowl, Italian Bowl, KCK, Koch, Leighow Moon, Lynx, Nike Chutes, North Bowl, North Wedgie, O'Malley Gully, Ship Creek Bowl, Solstice Gully, South Wedgie, Swiss Bowl, Symphony Tarns, Thin White Line, Tiki Cruiser, Windboard Love, Wolverine Chutes,

Mountains:

Bidarka Peak, Blueberry Knoll, Calliope Mountain, Cantata Peak, Flattop Mountain, Mount Gordon Lyon, Harp Mountain, Highland Mountain, Hurdygurdy Mountain, Indianhouse Mountain, Little Teton Mountain, Mount Magnificent, McHugh Peak, Near Point, O-Malley Peak, Ptarmigan Peak, Rainbow Peak, The Ramp, Rendezvous Peak, South Yuyanq’ Ch’ex, Tanaina Peak, Temptation Peak, The Wedge, Mount Williwaw, Wolverine Peak,

Parks:

Centennial Park, Chugach State Park, Cottonwood Park,

Mountain Passes:

Bird Creek Pass, Indian Creek Pass, Powerline Pass, Sail Feather Pass, South Ship Lake Pass, West Ship Lake Pass,

Peaks:

Peak 3, Adelie Point, Birds Eye Peak, Elliot, Falls Peak, False Peak, Flaketop Peak, Hidden Peak, Homicide Peak, Hope Mountain, Hope Point, Kanchee Peak, Knoya Peak, Koktoya Peak, Little O'Malley, Nest Peak, North Avalanche Mountain, North Yuyanq’ Ch’ex, Peak Two, Penguin Peak, Shaman Dome, South Avalanche Mountain, South Powerline Peak, Tail Feather Peak, The Dome, The Nipple, The Sail, Tikishla Peak, Mount William Barrett,

Rivers:

South Fork Eagle River,

Streams:

Bay Creek, Bear Creek, Bird Creek, Clunie Creek, Cripple Creek, Falls Creek, Fossil Creek, Indian Creek, McHugh Creek, Meadow Creek, North Fork Ship Creek, North Fork Ship Creek, Penguin Creek, Porcupine Creek, Rainbow Creek, Resurrection Creek, Sixmile Creek, Sunrise Creek, Sunset Creek, Wildhorse Creek,

Routes:

Alder Trail, Alder Trail Part 2, Anchorage Overlook Trail, Avalanche Peak, Ballpark Trail, Bird Creek Trail, Bird Point Interpretive Trail, Bird Ridge Interpretive Trail, Bird Ridge Trail, Bird Valley Trail, Blueberry Hollow Trail, Blueberry Loop Trail, Denali View Trail, Eagle River Green Belt Trail, Eagle River North Fork Access Trail, Falls Creek Trail, Flattop Mountain Alternate Trail, Flattop Mountain Trail, Gasline Trail, Golden Grass Trail, Grand View Trail, Hanging Valley Trail, Hemlock Knob Trail, Hidden Lake Trail, Indian Creek Pass Trail, Lake Spur HV Trail, Little Loop Trail, Little Omalley Trail, Long Lake Trail, Lost Cabin Valley Trail, McHugh Lake Trail, Middle Fork Loop Trail, Mile High Ridge Trail, Mile High Saddle Trail, Muktuk Marston Memorial Trail, Near Point Trail, North Fork Trail, Panorama View Trail, Penguin Creek Trail, Penguin Peak Trail, Picnic Loop Trail, Powerline Access Trail, Powerline Trail, Ptarmigan Pass Trail, Rabbit Lake Trail, Ramp Trail, Rondevous Peak Spur Trail, Rondevous Peak Trail, Rondevous Ridge Trail, Ship Lake Pass Trail, Silver Fern Trail, South Fork ER Trail, South Fork Rim Trail, Spencer Loop Trail, Spencer Trail, Turnagain Arm Trail, White Spruce Trail, Williwaw Lakes Trail, Wolverine Bowl Loop Trail, Wolverine Bowl Trail, Wolverine Peak Trail,

Valleys:

Campbell Creek Canyon, Hanging Valley,

Cities:

Basher, Fort Richardson, Hope, Indian, Sunrise,

Waterfalls:

Barbara Falls,