Wheeler Peak, California

Prominence: 343 ft, 105 m

Elevation: 11,663 feet, 3555 meters

True Isolation: 1.52 mi, 2.45 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 11,669 ft / 3557 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)38° 25' 7'' N, 119° 17' 20'' W
38.418705, -119.288802 (Dec Deg)
300185 E 4254754 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionMono

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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 123
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 115)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2009-08-05 by Bob Burd
     2009-09-19 by John Fedak
     2015-06-21 by Greg Gerlach (GPS Track)
     2016-09-03 by Sean Casserly
     2016-10-01 by Craig Barlow
     2017-10-21 by Dmitry Medvedev
     2017-10-21 by Louise Wholey
     2018-07-06 by Dean Gaudet (GPS Track)
     2018-07-06 by Mr. L (GPS Track)
     2018-07-28 by Bo Meng (GPS Track)
     2019-08-10 by Chris Gordon
     2019-08-31 by Scott Burley (GPS Track)
     2019-09-10 by Dustin Erickson
     2020-07-04 by Michael Jaskot
     2020-07-04 by Briana Jaskot
     2020-08-01 by Miriam Khamis
     2020-10-03 by Rafee Memon (GPS Track)
     2020-12-30 by Matthew Gilbertson
     2021-06-27 by Chad Thomas (GPS Track)
     2021-07-04 by Alex Ramos (GPS Track)
     2022-06-20 by Maxton Caplanides
     2022-10-13 by Duncan Kennedy

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Wheeler Peak (behind) from the saddle with Mount Patterson, which is accessible by 4x4s (2018-07-06). Photo by Andrew Kirmse.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 343 ft/105 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 383 ft/117 m
  Key Col: 11,320 ft/3450 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 1.52 mi/2.45 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 38.4367, -119.305
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Patterson  (NW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Intermountain West
Range3: Great Basin Ranges
Range4: West Great Basin Ranges
Range5: Pine Nut-Sweetwater Ranges
Drainage BasinsWalker
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
Topo MapMount Patterson O38119d3 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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4x4 at trailhead -- view towards the Sierra :) (2018-07-06). Photo by Mr. L.
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Patterson on the 4th of July, 2021 (2021-07-04). Photo by Alex Ramos.
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Another Ogul! Getting closer to the finish line (2021-07-04). Photo by Alex Ramos.
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