Elephants Back, California

Prominence: 465 ft, 142 m

Elevation: 9585 feet, 2922 meters

Approx. Isolation: 1.02 mi, 1.64 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 9590 ft / 2923 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)38° 40' 42'' N; 119° 58' 59'' W
38.67847, -119.983169 (Dec Deg)
240491E 4285321N Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionAlpine

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Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1992-03-22 by John E Sarna
     1997-05-31 by Bob Burd
     2001-03-23 by Bob Burd
     2004-04-04 by Bob Burd
     2006-07-29 by Al Sandorff
     2010-09-05 by John Fedak
     2011-06-17 by Brendon Chapman
     2013-06-22 by Marcus Sierra
     2013-07-11 by John Morrow
     2013-07-15 by Dmitry Medvedev
     2014-03-09 by Tim Berger (GPS Track)
     2016-02-14 by Mike Jay (GPS Track)
     2016-07-03 by Rachel West

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View of Elephants Back from the Meiss Meadow Snow Park (2016-02-14). Photo by Mike Jay.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 465 ft/142 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 505 ft/154 m
  Key Col: 9120 ft/2780 m
Isolation1.02 mi/1.64 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Winnemucca Lake Southeast  (S)
Not verified: May be a major NHN that is not in the database.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Sierra Nevada
Range4: Lake Tahoe-Sonora Pass Sierra Nevada
Range5: Mokelumne Wilderness Area
Drainage BasinsGreat Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Eldorado National Forest/Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Mokelumne Wilderness Area
Topo MapCarson Pass O38119f8 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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