McPherson Peak, California

Prominence: 469 ft, 143 m

Elevation: 5749 feet, 1752 meters

True Isolation: 2.65 mi, 4.26 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 5752 ft / 1753 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)34° 53' 19'' N, 119° 48' 48'' W
34.888614, -119.813274 (Dec Deg)
242901 E 3864303 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionSanta Barbara

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Lists that contain McPherson Peak:
     Sierra Club Hundred Peaks Section (Rank #209)
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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 171
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 157)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1992-03-28 by Greg Gerlach
     2001-05-05 by Richard Carey
     2002-09-29 by Winnette Butler
     2004-12-21 by Bob Burd
     2012-06-19 by JohnE Sarna (GPS Track)
     2012-11-24 by Mat Kelliher
     2014-02-23 by Derek Loranger
     2014-03-29 by Jon Jones
     2014-03-30 by Jim Wick (GPS Track)
     2015-11-22 by Winnette Butler
     2016-04-04 by James Barlow (GPS Track)
     2017-03-26 by Coby King (GPS Track)
     2017-04-02 by Greg Gerlach (GPS Track)
     2017-10-29 by Mihai Giurgiulescu (GPS Track)
     2018-01-11 by Valerie Norton (GPS Track)
     2018-06-27 by Michael Dillenback
     2018-07-29 by William Chen (GPS Track)
     2018-07-29 by Eric Chu (GPS Track)
     2018-10-13 by Robert Luher (GPS Track)
     2019-07-17 by Michael Dillenback
     2020-01-04 by Valerie Norton (GPS Track)
     2020-08-05 by David Sharg (GPS Track)
     2021-06-12 by Robert May (GPS Track)

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The McPherson Peak Trail intermittently disappearing into thick brush, as my wife stands perplexed (2012-06-19). Photo by JohnE Sarna.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 469 ft/143 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 509 ft/155 m
  Key Col: 5280 ft/1609 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 2.65 mi/4.26 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 34.9025, -119.8567
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Peak Mountain  (WNW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Central and Southern California Ranges
Range4: Transverse Ranges
Range5: Sierra Madre
Drainage BasinsSanta Maria
Pacific-Western USA
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Los Padres National Forest
Topo MapPeak Mountain O34119h7 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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