Ward Peak, California

Prominence: 397 ft, 121 m

Elevation: 8637 feet, 2633 meters

True Isolation: 2.41 mi, 3.88 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 8641 ft / 2634 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)39° 8' 53'' N, 120° 14' 45'' W
39.147966, -120.245917 (Dec Deg)
738002 E 4336810 N, Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionPlacer

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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 45
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 45)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2009-03-20 by Bob Burd
     2012-07-21 by John Fedak
     2013-10 by Morgan Goodwin
     2016-06-26 by Dean Gaudet (GPS Track)
     2017-04-01 by Clément Guillaume (GPS Track)
     2018-07-12 by Vic Hanson
     2021-03-23 by Sara Weimar

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Ward Peak from Scott Peak across the valley. Several ski lifts are visible (2020-09-20). Photo by Andrew Kirmse.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 397 ft/121 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 437 ft/133 m
  Key Col: 8240 ft/2512 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 2.41 mi/3.88 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 39.1783, -120.2683
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Twin Peaks  (SSE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Sierra Nevada
Range4: Lake Tahoe-Sonora Pass Sierra Nevada
Range5: Granite Chief-Northwest Tahoe Area
Ridges/DividesPacific Crest
Sierra Nevada Crest
Drainage BasinsMajor Triple Divide Point
Lake Tahoe
Truckee-Pyramid Lake
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
San Francisco Bay
Pacific-Western USA
Pacific Ocean
Truckee-Pyramid Lake
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Tahoe National Forest/Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit
Topo MapTahoe City O39120b2 1:24,000
Ski AreaAlpine Meadows
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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