Whorl Mountain, California

Prominence: 673 ft, 205 m

Elevation: 12,033 feet, 3668 meters

True Isolation: 1.27 mi, 2.05 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 12,039 ft / 3670 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)38° 4' 27'' N, 119° 23' 0'' W
38.074048, -119.383322 (Dec Deg)
290947 E 4216713 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionTuolumne

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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 133
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Selected Trip Reports:
     1993-08-15 by Greg Gerlach (Unsuccessful)
     1995-09-16 by Greg Gerlach
     1996-08-31 by Richard Carey
     2002-08-17 by Bob Burd
     2009-09-28 by Lisa Barboza
     2013-07-13 by Sara Burns
     2014-08-16 by Craig Barlow
     2015-06-23 by Romain Wacziarg
     2015-07-28 by Christopher Wessels
     2015-08-22 by Jean-Francois Paiement
     2017-07-01 by El Puma Verde
     2018-09-01 by Rafee Memon (GPS Track)
     2018-09-02 by Iris Ma
     2020-07-18 by Powen Ru (GPS Track)
     2020-07-18 by Ken Toyama
     2020-07-18 by Yao-Min Chen (GPS Track)
     2020-08-26 by Michael Toffey (GPS Track)
     2020-08-26 by Lindsey Jackson (GPS Track)
     2020-08-30 by Matt Hooper
     2020-09-12 by Sean Casserly
     2020-10-29 by Cameron McNall (GPS Track)
     2021-07-17 by Sarah Daou (GPS Track)

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Looking north to Matterhorn Peak from the summit of Whorl Mountain (2015-07-28). Photo by Christopher Wessels.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 673 ft/205 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 713 ft/217 m
  Key Col: 11,360 ft/3463 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 1.27 mi/2.05 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 38.0925, -119.3825
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Matterhorn 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 MapMatterhorn Peak O38119a4 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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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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The choke stone need pass under (2020-07-18).
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