Virginia Peak, California

Prominence: 481 ft, 147 m

Elevation: 12,001 feet, 3658 meters

True Isolation: 0.8 mi, 1.29 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 12,007 ft / 3660 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)38° 3' 57'' N, 119° 21' 29'' W
38.06588, -119.357976 (Dec Deg)
293147 E 4215750 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionTuolumne

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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 130
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 123)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1995-09-17 by Greg Gerlach
     1996-08-30 by Richard Carey
     2003-08-09 by Bob Burd
     2012-07-27 by John Fedak
     2015-06-20 by Matthew Hengst
     2015-06-24 by Romain Wacziarg
     2016-08-03 by Christopher Wessels
     2018-09-03 by Iris Ma
     2019-06-08 by El Puma Verde
     2019-11-07 by Rafee Memon (GPS Track)
     2020-06-24 by Rick Abbott
     2020-07-11 by Powen Ru (GPS Track)
     2020-07-18 by Sean King
     2020-07-18 by Sean Casserly
     2020-07-29 by Rob Houghton (GPS Track)
     2020-08-22 by Neal Robbins (GPS Track)
     2020-08-26 by Michael Toffey (GPS Track)
     2020-08-26 by Lindsey Jackson (GPS Track)
     2020-08-29 by Andrew Schaper (GPS Track)
     2020-09-26 by Richard Yu (Unsuccessful)
     2020-09-26 by Sarah Daou
     2020-10-18 by Ken Toyama (GPS Track)
     2020-10-18 by Yao-Min Chen (GPS Track)
     2021-07-24 by Mat Kelliher (GPS Track)
     2021-07-24 by Tay Lee (GPS Track)
     2022-06-26 by Matt Hooper
     2022-09-24 by Andrew Cox
     2022-09-24 by Craig Barlow

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The formidable north face of Virginia Peak, viewed from the ridge that connects with Twin Peaks (2016-08-03). Photo by Christopher Wessels.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 481 ft/147 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 521 ft/159 m
  Key Col: 11,520 ft/3511 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.8 mi/1.29 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 38.0775, -119.3583
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Twin Peaks - East Peak  (N)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Sierra Nevada
Range4: Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada
Range5: Northern Yosemite
Drainage BasinsSan Joaquin
San Francisco Bay
Pacific-Western USA
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Yosemite National Park
Wilderness/Special Area: Yosemite Wilderness Area
Topo MapDunderberg Peak O38119a3 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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Annotated panorama view from the summit of Matterhorn Peak (2015-09-12). Photo by Yao-Min Chen.
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Virginia Peak from the south ridge of Twin Peaks, with Stanton on its right and Mount Conness and North Peak in the distant left. (2020-10-18). Photo by Yao-Min Chen.
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South summit of Twin Peaks, where the summit register was located, taken from the north summit of Twin Peaks. Mount Conness is right behind. Left of Conness one can find Mount Ritter and Banner Peak. Right of Conness one can see the highest ridge of Yosemite NP, with Mount Lyell and Mount Maclure. Later we would traverse the ridge from the summit to Virginia Peak, on the lower right of the photo (2020-10-18). Photo by Yao-Min Chen.
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