Basin Mountain, California

Prominence: 421 ft, 129 m

Elevation: 13,181+ feet, 4018+ meters

True Isolation: 0.87 mi, 1.4 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 13,181 - 13,200 ft
    (19-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 13,187 ft / 4020 m
    (Range 13,187 - 13,206 ft)
SubpeaksBasin Mountain-Southwest Peak (13,240 ft/4036 m)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)37° 17' 49'' N, 118° 39' 30'' W
37.296894, -118.658368 (Dec Deg)
353015 E 4129098 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionInyo

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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 107
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 101)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1992-10-14 by Richard Carey
     2003-09-27 by Greg Gerlach
     2004-08-03 by Bob Burd
     2009-04-06 by Jarod Arnsten
     2011-06-04 by Robert Garneau
     2012-04-18 by Matthew Wolf (Unsuccessful)
     2013-05-11 by Sara Burns
     2017-04-29 by Scott Larson (GPS Track)
     2018-06-13 by Linda Sun (GPS Track)
     2019-02-23 by Matt Hooper (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)
     2020-07-18 by Kurt T (GPS Track)
     2021-04-04 by Ayelet Bitton
     2021-07-17 by Mica Lynn Copernicus (GPS Track)
     2021-07-28 by Rafee Memon (GPS Track)

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Taking a break at the northeastern foot of Basin Mountain after a successful solo ascent (1986-05-25). Photo by Gordon Jacobs.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 421 ft/129 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 480 ft/146 m
  Key Col: 12,760 ft/3889 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.87 mi/1.4 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 37.2908, -118.6725
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Basin Mountain-Southwest Peak  (WSW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Sierra Nevada
Range4: Central Sierra Nevada
Range5: Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area
Drainage BasinsOwens Valley
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Inyo National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: John Muir Wilderness Area
Topo MapMount Tom O37118c6 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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A view of Basin Mountain from the Buttermilks (Grandma and Grandpa Peabody in the foreground on the right). (2021-01-24). Photo by Mica Lynn Copernicus.
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Me and my human friend ascending the final slabs to the summit (2021-07-17). Photo by Mica Lynn Copernicus.
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