Bear Creek Spire, California

Prominence: 1440 ft, 439 m

Elevation: 13,720+ feet, 4182+ meters

Approx. Isolation: 2.02 mi, 3.25 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 13,720 - 13,760 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 13,726 ft / 4184 m
    (Range 13,726 - 13,766 ft)
SubpeaksBear Creek Spire-South Peak (13,160 ft/4011 m)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)37° 22' 5'' N; 118° 46' 3'' W
37.368012, -118.767505 (Dec Deg)
343489E 4137164N Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionFresno

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Lists that contain Bear Creek Spire:
     United States 13,750-foot Peaks (Unranked)
     Western States Climbers List (Rank #33)
     Sierra Club Sierra Peaks Section (Rank #31)
     California 13,500-foot Peaks (Rank #28)
     Vagmarken Sierra Crest List (Rank #25)
     Western States Climbers Star Peaks (Rank #25)
     Sierra Peaks Section Mountaineers Peaks (Rank #9)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1994-09-03 by Asher Waxman
     2009-09-12 by Richard Northe Saunders
     2012-08-01 by Jarod Johnson
     2013-08-17 by Chris Terry
     2013-08-18 by Chris Terry
     2013-08-27 by Gabriel Pramuk
     2014-06-21 by Luca Baradel (Unsuccessful)
     2015-09-06 by JT Newgard

View ascents of peak by registered members (64 total)

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Bear Creek Spire from Mosquito Flat (2012-09-22). Photo by Craig Barlow.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1440 ft/439 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1520 ft/463 m
  Key Col: Gabbot Pass    12,280 ft/3743 m
Isolation2.02 mi/3.25 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Gabb  (WNW)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Sierra Nevada
Range4: Central Sierra Nevada
Range5: Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area
Ridges/DividesPacific Crest
Sierra Nevada Crest
Drainage Basins
Owens Valley
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
San Joaquin
San Francisco Bay
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Inyo National Forest/Sierra National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: John Muir Wilderness Area
Topo MapMount Hilgard O37118c7 1:24,000
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