Mount Elwell, California

Prominence: 806 ft, 246 m

Elevation: 7818 feet, 2383 meters

True Isolation: 6.74 mi, 10.84 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 7822 ft / 2384 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)39° 42' 30'' N, 120° 41' 21'' W
39.70827, -120.689159 (Dec Deg)
698100 E 4397932 N, Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionPlumas

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Lists that contain Mount Elwell:
     Sierra Sampler List (Rank #98)
     Comprehensive Combo Angeles Chapter List (Rank #355)
     Tahoe-Ogul Peaks List (Rank #60)
     Western States Climbers List (Rank #269)
     Sierra Club Sierra Peaks Section (Rank #245)
     California Fire Lookouts (Rank #56)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 238
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 225)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2004-03-13 by Bob Burd
     2007-07-14 by Jeffrey Gail
     2009-07-18 by John Fedak
     2012-06-10 by Bo Meng (GPS Track)
     2012-07-22 by JohnE Sarna (GPS Track)
     2012-07-22 by Geoffrey Sarna
     2012-09-02 by Ron Wong
     2014-09-03 by Sandy Lara
     2015-07-03 by Marcus Sierra
     2015-08-29 by David Sklansky (GPS Track)
     2016-08-28 by Sean Casserly
     2016-10-08 by Alex Ramos (GPS Track)
     2016-11-12 by Jean-Francois Paiement
     2017-07-23 by Kevin Richards
     2018-09-01 by Tay Lee (GPS Track)
     2018-09-02 by Joe Merlone
     2019-03-17 by Ayelet Bitton (GPS Track)
     2019-06-15 by Dean Gaudet
     2019-10-19 by Colin Gregory
     2020-02-02 by Clément Guillaume (GPS Track)
     2020-02-16 by Tyler Carter
     2020-03-06 by Lucas Lochner
     2020-05-09 by Aaron Gustafson (GPS Track)
     2020-06-06 by Craig Barlow
     2020-10-01 by Gretchen Nelson
     2020-10-04 by Briana Jaskot
     2020-10-04 by Michael Jaskot
     2020-10-08 by Brett Marciasini (GPS Track)
     2020-10-08 by Arthur Marciasini (GPS Track)
     2020-10-09 by Chromio Muldoon (GPS Track)
     2021-07-16 by Marc Belanger (GPS Track)
     2022-02-06 by Yogini Jolly (GPS Track)
     2022-02-06 by Kenny Lotito (GPS Track)
     2022-04-09 by Powen Ru (GPS Track)
     2022-04-27 by David Schaper (GPS Track)
     2022-06-13 by Robert Luher (GPS Track)
     2022-07-01 by Ethan Hall
     2022-08-27 by Maxton Caplanides
     2022-10-21 by Larry Pitman

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Mt Elwell from Long Lake (2018-10-21). Photo by Bill Carpenter.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 806 ft/246 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 806 ft/246 m
  Key Col: 7012 ft/2137 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 6.74 mi/10.84 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 39.6625, -120.5775
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Haskell Peak  (ESE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Sierra Nevada
Range4: Northern Sierra Nevada
Range5: Central North Sierra
Drainage BasinsSacramento
San Francisco Bay
Pacific-Western USA
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Plumas National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Lakes Basin Recreation Area OCD (Highest Point)
Topo MapGold Lake O39120f6 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Mt Elwell waypoint (2016-10-08). Photo by Alex Ramos.
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Long Lake (2022-10-21). Photo by Larry Pitman.
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