Starlight Peak, California

Prominence: 80 ft, 24 m

Elevation: 14,200+ feet, 4328+ meters

Approx. Isolation: 0.06 mi, 0.1 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 14,200 - 14,240 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 14,206 ft / 4330 m
    (Range 14,206 - 14,246 ft)
Peak TypeSub-Peak, subsidiary to North Palisade
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)37° 5' 42'' N, 118° 30' 54'' W
37.094982, -118.515057 (Dec Deg)
365360 E 4106483 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionFresno

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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 104
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 100)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1999-07-04 by Asher Waxman
     2002-08-21 by Bob Burd
     2002-09-27 by Romain Wacziarg (Unsuccessful)
     2005-07-31 by Lisa Barboza
     2012-09-07 by David Hart
     2014-07-05 by Chris Terry
     2016-06-17 by Romain Wacziarg (Unsuccessful)
     2016-09-04 by Scott Larson
     2016-09-08 by Dave Covill
     2017-07-05 by Romain Wacziarg
     2017-08-07 by Derek Tse (Unsuccessful)
     2018-07-03 by John Porro
     2018-08-19 by Ayelet Bitton
     2018-09-01 by Tim Berger
     2018-09-02 by Derek Tse (GPS Track)
     2018-09-03 by Jared Shaw
     2019-07-11 by Matt Lemke
     2019-07-12 by H-Steven Song
     2019-08-18 by Grant Miller (GPS Track)
     2019-09-01 by Emily Cheng (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)
     2020-08-22 by Sean Casserly
     2020-08-22 by Amin Faraday (GPS Track)

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Rapping off the "Milk Bottle" (1996-07-13). Photo by Terry Flood.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 80 ft/24 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 160 ft/48 m
  Line Parent: North Palisade
  Key Col: 14,120 ft/4304 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.06 mi/0.1 km
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    North Palisade  (SSE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Sierra Nevada
Range4: Central Sierra Nevada
Range5: Palisades
Ridges/DividesPacific Crest
Sierra Nevada Crest
Drainage Basins
Tulare Lake Bed
South San Joaquin Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
Owens Valley
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Kings Canyon National Park/Inyo National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Sequoia-Kings Canyon Wilderness Area/John Muir Wilderness Area
Topo MapNorth Palisade O37118a5 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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At Thunderbolt pass, during our attempt to climb part of the Thunderbolt to Sill traverse (2019-09-01). Photo by Emily Cheng.
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Looking towards the U-Notch (2020-06-13). Photo by Justin Barham.
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