West Vidette, California

Prominence: 230 ft, 70 m

Elevation: 12,533+ feet, 3820+ meters

True Isolation: 0.39 mi, 0.62 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 3820 - 3840 m
    (20-meter closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 12,539 ft / 3822 m
    (Range 3822 - 3842 m)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 44' 2'' N, 118° 25' 11'' W
36.733889, -118.419752 (Dec Deg)
373233 E 4066292 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionTulare

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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 78
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 71)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1995-07-24 by Greg Gerlach
     2007-08-09 by Bob Burd
     2016-09-04 by Kenny Lotito
     2016-09-10 by Craig Barlow
     2018-06-16 by Megan Birdsill (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)
     2018-06-16 by William Chen (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)
     2019-08-09 by Rob Houghton (GPS Track)
     2019-08-09 by Bob Burd
     2020-08-08 by Neal Robbins (GPS Track)
     2021-10-19 by Romain Wacziarg

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West Vidette, East Vidette's less famous big brother (2018-06-16). Photo by William Chen.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 230 ft/70 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 295 ft/90 m
  Line Parent: Deerhorn Mountain
  Key Col: 12,303 ft/3750 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.39 mi/0.62 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 36.7283, -118.42
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    West Spur  (S)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Sierra Nevada
Range4: Sequoia Sierra Nevada
Range5: Mount Whitney Group
Range6: Kings-Kern Divide
Drainage BasinsKings
Tulare Lake Bed
South San Joaquin Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Kings Canyon National Park
Wilderness/Special Area: Sequoia-Kings Canyon Wilderness Area
Topo MapMount Brewer O36118f4 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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Our infamous chute, dead center, as seen from Kearsarge Pass. West Vidette is on the right (2018-06-18). Photo by Megan Birdsill.
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