Mount Taranaki, New Zealand

Prominence: 2311 m, 7582 ft

Elevation: 2518 meters, 8261 feet

True Isolation: 128.46 km, 79.82 mi
Local or Alternate Name(s)Former Name (English): Mount Egmont
SubpeaksFanthams Peak (1966 m/6450 ft)
Peak TypeVolcano
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)39° 17' 46'' S, 174° 3' 50'' E
-39.296128, 174.063848 (Dec Deg)
246794 E 5646250 N, Zone 60 (UTM)
CountryNew Zealand
State/ProvinceTaranaki (Highest Point)

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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 86
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 83)

Selected Trip Reports:
     0000 by Todd Jewell
     1975 by Tom Lopez
     1993-11-28 by Greg Slayden (GPS Track)
     2007-07-21 by Jon Colbert
     2008-01-27 by David J. Rhude (Unsuccessful)
     2010-03-24 by Richard Tibbetts (Unsuccessful)
     2014-06-01 by Jon Colbert
     2014-12-29 by Rob Woodall (GPS Track)
     2015-01-25 by Richard Mclellan (GPS Track)
     2015-08-29 by Dustin Erickson
     2016-03-01 by Adam Walker
     2016-11-23 by David J. Rhude (Unsuccessful)
     2017-03-18 by Charles Everett
     2018-01-30 by James Stone
     2018-09-20 by Anthony Marra
     2019-03-17 by Duncan Lennon
     2019-10-17 by Sean Casserly
     2020-01-27 by Thomas Garbellini (GPS Track)

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Looking back at the broad snowfields on the classic cone of Mount Taranaki (1993-11-28).
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2311 m/7582 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 2311 m/7582 ft
  Line Parent: Te Heuheu
  Key Col: 207 m/679 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 128.46 km/79.82 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: -39.275, 175.55251
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Paretetaitonga  (E)
RangesContinent: Australia-Oceania
Range2: New Zealand
Range3: New Zealand North Island
Drainage BasinsTasman Sea
Pacific Ocean
IslandNorth Island
OwnershipLand: Egmont National Park (Highest Point)
Route #1 Snow Climb
Trailhead: 957 m/3140 ft
Vertical Gain: 1561 m/5121 ft
Distance (one way): 7.72 km/4.8 mi
Data Source1:50,000 Topographic Survey Map
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Looking west at sunrise from up near the summit of Taranaki. (2014-06-01). Photo by Jon Colbert.
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Mt. Taranaki (2016-02-29).
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Inside the snowy crater of Mount Taranaki; the summit and Sharks Tooth are out of view to the left and right, respectively (2023-01-13). Photo by Jude N..
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