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Mount Lyell, California


Prominence: 1894 ft, 577 m

Elevation: 13,114 feet, 3997 meters


Approx. Isolation: 5.26 mi, 8.46 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 13,120 ft / 3999 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)37° 44' 22'' N; 119° 16' 18'' W
37.739392, -119.271615 (Dec Deg)
299841E 4179330N Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceCalifornia
County/Second Level RegionMadera
Tuolumne (Highest Point)
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Other Web Sites
     Mount Lyell at SummitPost.org
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Tuolumne, CA by Edward Earl
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Tuolumne, CA by Andy Martin
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Tuolumne, CA by Richard Carey
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Tuolumne, CA by Jobe Wymore
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Tuolumne, CA by Peter Maurer
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Tuolumne, CA by Ron Tagliapietra
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Tuolumne, CA by Kathy Wing

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Lists that contain Mount Lyell:
     Apex (Toughest) CoHPs (Rank #7)
     Sierra Peaks Section Emblem Peaks (Rank #12)
     Western USA CoHPs (Rank #55)
     California County High Points (Rank #7)
     Western Contiguous USA CoHPs (Rank #48)
     U.S. County High Points over 13,000 feet - 48 States (Rank #48)
     U.S. County High Points over 13,000 feet (Rank #55)
     California Wilderness High Points (Rank #6)
     Sierra Club Sierra Peaks Section (Rank #92)
     Fifty Highest CoHPs in Lower 48 (Rank #42)
     U.S. National Park High Points (Rank #10)
     Western States Climbers List (Rank #80)
     High Points of Counties Crossed by the Pacific Crest Trail (Rank #8)
     Fifty Highest CoHPs (Rank #49)
     Western States Climbers Star Peaks (Rank #46)
     Sierra Sampler List (Rank #31)
     Vagmarken Sierra Crest List (Rank #51)
     Top 10 County High Points Grid for U.S. States (Rank #32)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       California County Summits (Suttle)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1964-07-19 by Frederick Johnson
     1993-08-01 by Asher Waxman
     2002-08-28 by Richard Carey
     2002-09-12 by Jerry Beals (Unsuccessful)
     2006-10-28 by Dennis Poulin
     2009-09-11 by Greg Slayden (GPS Track)
     2012-09-15 by Yaroslav Buzko (Unsuccessful)
     2013-08-04 by Mike Maki (GPS Track)

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The tilted summit plateau of Mount Lyell and the shrinking Lyell Glacier below (2009-09-11).
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1894 ft/577 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1959 ft/597 m
  Key Col: 11,220 ft/3420 m
Isolation5.26 mi/8.46 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Ritter  (SE)
Not verified: May be a major NHN that is not in the database.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Sierra Nevada
Range4: Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada
Range5: Ritter Range-East Yosemite
Range6: Southeast Yosemite Crest (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsSan Joaquin
San Francisco Bay
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Yosemite National Park (Highest Point)
Wilderness/Special Area: Yosemite Wilderness Area (Highest Point)
Topo MapMount Lyell O37119f3 1:24,000
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Other Photos

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The Lyell Canyon trail passes through many meadows as it approaches Mount Lyell and other high peaks in the distance (2009-09-10).
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