Middle Palisade, California

Prominence: 1085 ft, 331 m

Elevation: 14,012 feet, 4271 meters

Approx. Isolation: 2.59 mi, 4.17 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 14,018 ft / 4273 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)37° 4' 13'' N; 118° 28' 9'' W
37.07021, -118.469096 (Dec Deg)
369402E 4103670N Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionFresno

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Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2011-09-04 by David Hart
     2011-10-11 by Tim Berger (Unsuccessful)
     2014-05-25 by Tomoko Nakajima (GPS Track)
     2014-06-22 by JT Newgard
     2014-07-17 by Rich Stephens
     2014-07-17 by James Morehouse
     2014-07-20 by MIKA ENRIQUEZ (Unsuccessful)
     2014-07-21 by Nabeel Saeed (Unsuccessful)
     2014-08-16 by Tim Berger

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Middle Palisade from the east (2012-08-03). Photo by Craig Barlow.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1085 ft/331 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1150 ft/351 m
  Line Parent: Mount Sill
  Key Col: 12,927 ft/3940 m
Isolation2.59 mi/4.17 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Sill  (NW)
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 MapSplit Mountain O37118a4 1:24,000
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PALISADE CREST WOW! (2014-06-22). Photo by JT Newgard.
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