Crooks Peak, California

Prominence: 65 ft, 20 m

Elevation: 14,173+ feet, 4320+ meters

True Isolation: 0.09 mi, 0.14 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 4320 - 4340 m
    (20-meter closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 14,179 ft / 4322 m
    (Range 4322 - 4342 m)
Local or Alternate Name(s)Alternate: Day Needle
Peak TypeSub-Peak, subsidiary to Mount Whitney
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 34' 28'' N, 118° 17' 26'' W
36.574556, -118.290572 (Dec Deg)
384531 E 4048453 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionInyo

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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 96
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 83)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2001-08-12 by Bob Burd
     2002-10-27 by Romain Wacziarg
     2009-08-29 by John Fedak
     2015-08-06 by Greg Gerlach
     2016-08-04 by Serguei Okountsev (GPS Track)
     2017-09-30 by Kate Ledesma
     2019-10-18 by Ben Brownlee (GPS Track)
     2021-06-14 by Mike Elliott
     2022-07-04 by Emily Cheng (GPS Track)

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Mount Whitney from Mountaineer's Trail (2015-03-14). Photo by Weiwei Yin.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 65 ft/20 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 195 ft/60 m
  Line Parent: Keeler Needle
  Key Col: 14,108 ft/4300 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.09 mi/0.14 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 36.5775, -118.2925
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Keeler Needle  (NNW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Sierra Nevada
Range4: Sequoia Sierra Nevada
Range5: Mount Whitney Group
Ridges/DividesPacific Crest
Sierra Nevada Crest
Drainage Basins
South San Joaquin Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
Owens Valley
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Sequoia National Park/Inyo National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Sequoia-Kings Canyon Wilderness Area/John Muir Wilderness Area
Topo MapMount Whitney O36118e3 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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