Dragons Head, California

Prominence: 186 ft, 57 m

Elevation: 10,866 feet, 3312 meters

True Isolation: 0.3 mi, 0.48 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 10,870 ft / 3313 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)34° 5' 23'' N, 116° 49' 51'' W
34.089843, -116.830743 (Dec Deg)
515614 E 3772131 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionSan Bernardino

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Lists that contain Dragons Head:
     Hundred Peaks Section Star Emblem Peaks (Rank #2)
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     Sierra Club Hundred Peaks Section (Rank #4)
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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 253
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 233)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1981-05-03 by Greg Gerlach
     1991-11-02 by Greg Gerlach
     2009-08-22 by Amin Faraday
     2011-07-02 by Bob Burd
     2012-07-22 by Mat Kelliher
     2012-07-28 by Greg Gerlach
     2013-06-05 by Patrick ONeill (GPS Track)
     2013-07-20 by Marit Chrislock (Unsuccessful)
     2013-09-11 by Keith Winston (GPS Track)
     2013-09-29 by Greg Gerlach
     2014-06-28 by Marit Chrislock
     2014-06-28 by Mark Lyons
     2014-07-12 by Marit Chrislock
     2014-10-05 by Keith Robinson
     2015-04-18 by Keith Robinson
     2015-08-08 by Stephen Bryne
     2016-07-16 by Keith Robinson
     2016-10-12 by James Barlow (GPS Track)
     2016-11-25 by Fabien Le Gallo (GPS Track)
     2017-05-29 by Mihai Giurgiulescu (GPS Track)
     2017-11-08 by Gary Neben
     2017-11-18 by Naresh Satyan (GPS Track)
     2017-11-25 by Robert Luher (GPS Track)
     2018-09-16 by William Chen (GPS Track)
     2018-10-27 by Robert May (GPS Track)
     2019-06-16 by Garrett McLean (GPS Track)
     2019-08-17 by Chris Feifer (GPS Track)
     2019-09-20 by Larry Edmonds
     2020-06-25 by Cindy Gonzalez
     2021-06-26 by Mat Kelliher
     2021-07-09 by Jon Hershman
     2021-07-11 by Jason Park (GPS Track)
     2021-07-30 by Matt Molinare (GPS Track)
     2022-03-25 by TJ Kodras (GPS Track)
     2022-07-06 by Paul Maurin
     2022-08-06 by Ben FR (GPS Track)
     2022-10-29 by Ethan Woll

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The precipitous south face of Dragons Head is perhaps the most rugged spot in Southern California. (2013-06-29). Photo by Nathan Leroy.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 186 ft/57 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 226 ft/69 m
  Key Col: 10,680 ft/3255 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.3 mi/0.48 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 34.0942, -116.8308
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Bighorn Mountain  (N)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Central and Southern California Ranges
Range4: Transverse Ranges
Range5: San Bernardino Mountains
Drainage BasinsSalton Sea
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: San Bernardino National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: San Gorgonio Wilderness Area
Topo MapSan Gorgonio Mountain O34116a7 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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