Alta Peak, California

Prominence: 124 ft, 38 m

Elevation: 11,204 feet, 3415 meters

True Isolation: 0.54 mi, 0.88 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 11,209 ft / 3416 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 35' 26'' N, 118° 39' 48'' W
36.590563, -118.663388 (Dec Deg)
351202 E 4050741 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionTulare

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Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1987 by SharonMarie Wilcox (GPS Track)
     2002-07-29 by Bob Burd
     2006-08-12 by Bruce Craig
     2008-10-11 by Chiky De Las Torres
     2011-07-16 by Matthew Hengst
     2011-09-22 by Bob Burd
     2013-07-21 by Paul Maurin
     2013-08-25 by Matthew Hengst
     2013-09-21 by Jerry Thomas (GPS Track)
     2014-01-18 by JD Morris (GPS Track)
     2014-07-13 by Paul Maurin
     2015-03-14 by David Sklansky (GPS Track)
     2015-06-26 by Dean Gaudet (GPS Track)
     2015-07-04 by Sandy Lara
     2015-11-13 by Roger Bartlett (GPS Track)
     2016-06-19 by Rich Gillock
     2016-07-02 by Marcus Sierra (GPS Track)
     2016-07-31 by Winnette Butler
     2016-07-31 by Mat Kelliher (GPS Track)
     2016-07-31 by MAK SC leads
     2016-08-20 by Kir Pridatko
     2017-07-09 by Naresh Satyan (GPS Track)
     2017-07-09 by Jason Park (GPS Track)
     2017-10-21 by Garrett McLean (GPS Track)

View ascents of peak by registered members (189 total)

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my nephew Schuyler coming down off Alta Peak with me to find the trail (2000-06-11). Photo by John E Sarna.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 124 ft/38 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 164 ft/50 m
  Key Col: 11,080 ft/3377 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.54 mi/0.88 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 36.5933, -118.6542
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Peak 11328  (NE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Sierra Nevada
Range4: Sequoia Sierra Nevada
Range5: Western Sequioa-Kings Canyon Area
Drainage BasinsKaweah
Tulare Lake Bed
South San Joaquin Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Sequoia National Park
Wilderness/Special Area: Sequoia-Kings Canyon Wilderness Area
Topo MapLodgepole O36118e6 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Alta Peak from the summit trail (2017-09-02). Photo by Rafee Memon.
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Pink Snow (2017-07-09). Photo by Jason Park.
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