Matterhorn Peak, California

Prominence: 1559 ft, 476 m

Elevation: 12,279 feet, 3743 meters

True Isolation: 1.4 mi, 2.25 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 12,285 ft / 3745 m
SubpeaksHorse Creek Tower (11,320 ft/3450 m)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)38° 5' 35'' N, 119° 22' 54'' W
38.093039, -119.3817 (Dec Deg)
291143 E 4218817 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionMono

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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 289
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 288)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1993-08-17 by Greg Gerlach
     1995-07 by J Thornton
     1996-08-30 by Richard Carey
     2012-08-05 by Bo Meng (GPS Track)
     2013-04-13 by Patrick Bergeron
     2013-06-29 by Mihai Giurgiulescu (GPS Track)
     2013-09-14 by Yaroslav Buzko (Unsuccessful)
     2014-06-28 by Yaroslav Buzko (Unsuccessful)
     2014-07-05 by Al Sandorff
     2014-07-27 by Chris Terry
     2015-09-14 by James Morehouse
     2016-07-17 by Rakesh .
     2016-10-09 by David Sklansky
     2017-04-30 by Emily Cheng (GPS Track)
     2017-07-13 by Cameron McNall (GPS Track)
     2017-08-26 by Clément Guillaume (GPS Track)
     2018-04-01 by Jeffry Boston (GPS Track)
     2018-05-20 by Matt Williams
     2018-05-28 by Dmitry Medvedev (Unsuccessful)
     2018-08-03 by Brad Dozier (GPS Track)
     2019-08-17 by Brett Moffatt
     2019-10-12 by Andrew Schaper (GPS Track)
     2020-07-31 by Michael Toffey (GPS Track)
     2020-08-16 by Briana Jaskot
     2020-10-16 by Rupert Brauch (Unsuccessful)
     2020-10-30 by Rick Abbott

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WOW! (2015-03-30). Photo by JT Newgard.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1559 ft/476 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1599 ft/488 m
  Line Parent: Twin Peaks
  Key Col: 10,720 ft/3267 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 1.4 mi/2.25 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 38.0833, -119.3592
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Twin Peaks  (ESE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Sierra Nevada
Range4: Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada
Range5: Northern Yosemite
Ridges/DividesPacific Crest
Sierra Nevada Crest
Drainage Basins
San Joaquin
San Francisco Bay
Pacific-Western USA
Pacific Ocean
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Yosemite National Park/Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Yosemite Wilderness Area/Hoover Wilderness Area
Topo MapMatterhorn Peak O38119a4 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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The summit block of the Matterhorn from the top of the East Couloir. It began to snow shortly after this was taken (2015-09-14). Photo by James Morehouse.
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Looking north to Matterhorn Peak from the summit of Whorl Mountain (2015-07-28). Photo by Christopher Wessels.
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Enjoying the summit views from Matterhorn Peak (2017-04-30). Photo by Emily Cheng.
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Annotated panorama view from the summit of Matterhorn Peak (2015-09-12). Photo by Yao-Min Chen.
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