The Whaleback, California

Prominence: 2488 ft, 758 m

Elevation: 8528 feet, 2599 meters

True Isolation: 5.7 mi, 9.18 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 8532 ft / 2600 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)41° 31' 42'' N, 122° 8' 27'' W
41.52833, -122.140748 (Dec Deg)
571685 E 4597766 N, Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionSiskiyou

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     California Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #89)
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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 40
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 39)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2006-10-11 by Frederick Johnson
     2009-09-11 by Bob Bolton
     2013-09-03 by Ken Jones (GPS Track)
     2016-09-03 by Dean Gaudet (GPS Track)
     2017-02-12 by Connor McEntee (GPS Track)
     2019-07-19 by David Sanger (GPS Track)
     2019-10-14 by Eric Noel (GPS Track)
     2021-06-01 by Mihai Giurgiulescu (GPS Track)
     2021-08-04 by Andrew Kirmse (GPS Track)
     2021-08-04 by Marcus Sierra
     2022-05-28 by Craig Barlow

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SE aspect of The Whaleback as seen from Ash Creek Butte (2021-06-22). Photo by Joseph Del Grosso.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2488 ft/758 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 2528 ft/770 m
  Key Col: 6040 ft/1841 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 5.7 mi/9.18 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 41.45, -122.1758
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Shasta  (SSW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Cascade Range
Range4: California Cascades
Range5: Mount Shasta Area
Drainage BasinsKlamath
Pacific-Western USA
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Klamath National Forest
Topo MapThe Whaleback O41122e2 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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