Phipps Peak, California

Prominence: 434 ft, 133 m

Elevation: 9234 feet, 2815 meters

True Isolation: 1.06 mi, 1.7 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 9238 ft / 2816 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)38° 57' 17'' N, 120° 9' 0'' W
38.95466, -120.149954 (Dec Deg)
746969 E 4315609 N, Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionEl Dorado

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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 71
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 66)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1989-06-17 by John E Sarna
     2009-05-13 by Bob Burd
     2009-08-11 by John Fedak
     2009-09-19 by Brad Boester
     2011-09-24 by Scott Joyce
     2013-10-26 by Daryn Dodge
     2014-07-02 by Vic Hanson
     2014-09-19 by Kristine Swigart
     2015-06-28 by David Kensiski (GPS Track)
     2016-06-25 by Marcus Sierra (GPS Track)
     2016-07-10 by Kir Pridatko
     2018-05-27 by Bo Meng (GPS Track)
     2018-09-05 by David Porter

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Phipps Peak from Middle Velma Lake (2015-06-28). Photo by David Kensiski.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 434 ft/133 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 474 ft/145 m
  Line Parent: Peak 9310
  Key Col: 8800 ft/2682 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 1.06 mi/1.7 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 38.97, -120.1492
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Peak 9310  (N)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Sierra Nevada
Range4: Lake Tahoe-Sonora Pass Sierra Nevada
Range5: Desolation-Crystal Range
Drainage BasinsSacramento
San Francisco Bay
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Eldorado National Forest/Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit
Wilderness/Special Area: Desolation Wilderness Area
Topo MapRockbound Valley O38120h2 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
This peak was submitted to the database by Collin Kamholz.
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Phipps Peak and Middle Velma Lake (2018-05-27). Photo by Bo Meng.
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