Independence Peak, California

Prominence: 358 ft, 109 m

Elevation: 11,742 feet, 3579 meters

True Isolation: 0.78 mi, 1.25 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 11,747 ft / 3581 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 45' 40'' N, 118° 19' 55'' W
36.761204, -118.33194 (Dec Deg)
381117 E 4069210 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionInyo

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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 204
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 192)

Selected Trip Reports:
     0000 by Sean Casserly
     1984-09-30 by Greg Gerlach
     1989-07-04 by Asher Waxman (Unsuccessful)
     1989-10-07 by Andy McClure
     2000-08-05 by Richard Carey
     2003-08-03 by Bob Burd
     2003-10-18 by Lisa Barboza
     2011-06-02 by Robert Garneau
     2011-09-10 by Sean Rowe (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)
     2012-05-28 by Nathan Ayotte
     2012-07-21 by Romain Wacziarg
     2014-06-10 by James Morehouse (GPS Track)
     2016-08-07 by Serguei Okountsev
     2016-08-27 by Patrick ONeill (GPS Track)
     2016-09-02 by Christopher Wessels
     2017-06-04 by James Barlow (GPS Track)
     2017-09-25 by Rafee Memon (GPS Track)
     2018-07-26 by Garrett McLean (GPS Track)
     2018-08-11 by Josh Super
     2018-09-23 by Lisa Hazan
     2019-07-14 by Jason Park (GPS Track)
     2019-07-14 by Tay Lee (GPS Track)
     2019-10-07 by Ben R (GPS Track)
     2019-10-11 by David Saha (GPS Track)
     2020-05-29 by Jason Pair
     2020-08-09 by Sarah Daou
     2021-05-05 by Lindsey Jackson (GPS Track)
     2021-06-26 by Amy Huang
     2021-08-11 by Emily Bei Cheng (GPS Track)
     2021-11-06 by Christopher Czaplicki
     2022-06-05 by Michael Toffey (GPS Track)
     2022-06-10 by Garret Stoops (GPS Track)
     2022-09-09 by Andy McClure (Unsuccessful)

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Independence Peak from Onion Valley (2018-09-29). Photo by Bill Carpenter.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 358 ft/109 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 358 ft/109 m
  Line Parent: University Peak
  Key Col: 11,384 ft/3470 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.78 mi/1.25 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 36.7525, -118.3408
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    University Peak  (SW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Sierra Nevada
Range4: Sequoia Sierra Nevada
Range5: Mount Whitney Group
Drainage BasinsOwens Valley
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Inyo National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: John Muir Wilderness Area
Topo MapKearsarge Peak O36118g3 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Near the summit of Independence Peak looking out toward the South Ridge of Independence (2021-08-11). Photo by Emily Bei Cheng.
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