Thunderbolt Peak, California

Prominence: 203 ft, 62 m

Elevation: 14,003 feet, 4268 meters

Approx. Isolation: 0.21 mi, 0.33 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 14,009 ft / 4270 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)37° 5' 51'' N; 118° 31' 2'' W
37.097404, -118.517255 (Dec Deg)
365169E 4106755N Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionFresno

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Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1947-08-11 by Frederick Johnson
     1994-09-17 by Richard Carey
     2009-09-17 by michael sosnowski
     2012-09-06 by David Hart
     2014-07-04 by Chris Terry

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Getting ready to climb Thunderbolt's summit block just as the sun begins to light it up (2013-07-20). Photo by Craig Barlow.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 203 ft/62 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 243 ft/74 m
  Line Parent: Starlight Peak
  Key Col: 13,800 ft/4206 m
Isolation0.21 mi/0.33 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Starlight Peak  (SE)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Sierra Nevada
Range4: Central Sierra Nevada
Range5: Palisades
Ridges/DividesPacific Crest
Sierra Nevada Crest
Drainage Basins
Tulare Lake Bed
South San Joaquin Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
Owens Valley
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Kings Canyon National Park/Inyo National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Sequoia-Kings Canyon Wilderness Area/John Muir Wilderness Area
Topo MapNorth Palisade O37118a5 1:24,000
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