Kern Peak, California

Prominence: 2560 ft, 780 m

Elevation: 11,480 feet, 3499 meters

Approx. Isolation: 9.83 mi, 15.82 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 11,485 ft / 3501 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 18' 31'' N; 118° 17' 15'' W
36.308517, -118.287613 (Dec Deg)
384401E 4018938N Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionTulare

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Lists that contain Kern Peak:
     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #90)
     California Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #81)
     Western States Climbers List (Rank #150)
     Sierra Club Sierra Peaks Section (Rank #197)
     Western States Climbers Emblem Peaks (Rank #67)
     Sierra Sampler List (Rank #73)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1998-09-27 by John E Sarna
     2003-09-20 by Winnette Butler (Unsuccessful)
     2007-07-01 by Petar Simich
     2008-06-15 by Winnette Butler
     2011-07-03 by Eric Kassan (GPS Track)
     2014-05-10 by Artem Lebedev (GPS Track)
     2014-05-25 by Kathy Wing (GPS Track)
     2015-05-03 by James Barlow (GPS Track)

View ascents of peak by registered members (65 total)

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2560 ft/780 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 2600 ft/792 m
  Key Col: 8920 ft/2719 m
Isolation9.83 mi/15.82 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Trail Peak  (NNE)
Not verified: May be a major NHN that is not in the database.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Sierra Nevada
Range4: Southern Sierra Nevada
Range5: Central South Sierra (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsKern
Buena Vista Lake Bed
South San Joaquin Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Inyo National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Golden Trout Wilderness Area
Topo MapKern Peak O36118c3 1:24,000

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