Mount Williamson, California

Prominence: 1643 ft, 501 m

Elevation: 14,373 feet, 4381 meters

True Isolation: 5.4 mi, 8.7 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 14,379 ft / 4383 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 39' 21'' N; 118° 18' 40'' W
36.655936, -118.311094 (Dec Deg)
382818E 4057506N Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionInyo

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Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1947-08-28 by Frederick Johnson
     1990-10-26 by Eric John Behnke
     2007-04-28 by Bob Burd
     2011-04-16 by Cory Verner
     2011-04-16 by Mark McCormick
     2012-08-12 by Dan Baxter
     2012-08-12 by BMS 914 (GPS Track)
     2013-07-21 by Eric Kassan
     2013-07-21 by Patrick Bergeron (GPS Track)
     2013-07-21 by Mihai Giurgiulescu (GPS Track)
     2013-08-31 by Rich Stephens
     2014-06-29 by Kyle Wilson
     2014-07-04 by Jaeson Greer (GPS Track)
     2014-08-16 by Rakesh .
     2014-09-21 by James Morehouse
     2015-05-23 by Cerise Santoro (Unsuccessful)
     2015-07-25 by Scott Larson (GPS Track)
     2015-08-08 by Chase DuPont
     2015-08-09 by Andrew Riser (GPS Track)
     2015-10-23 by Phillip Katzmann
     2016-05-29 by Adam Lievers
     2016-07-27 by Valerie Norton (GPS Track)
     2016-09-04 by Derek Tse (GPS Track)

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Mt. Williamson and the North fork of Bairs Creek from Highway 395 (2011-04-17). Photo by Mark McCormick.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1643 ft/501 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1708 ft/521 m
  Line Parent: Mount Whitney
  Key Col: Vacation Pass    12,730 ft/3880 m
Isolation5.4 mi/8.7 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Whitney  (S)
Isolation Limit Point: 36° 34' 44'' N; 118° 17' 33'' W
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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Sierra Nevada
Range4: Sequoia Sierra Nevada
Range5: Mount Whitney Group
Drainage BasinsOwens Valley
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Inyo National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: John Muir Wilderness Area
Topo MapMount Williamson O36118f3 1:24,000
First AscentJuly, 1896
Bolton Brown
Lucy Brown
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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The class 3 crack below the summit (2014-09-21). Photo by James Morehouse.
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