Mount Emerson, California

Prominence: 724 ft, 221 m

Elevation: 13,204 feet, 4025 meters

True Isolation: 1.88 mi, 3.03 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 13,210 ft / 4027 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)37° 14' 33'' N, 118° 39' 15'' W
37.242587, -118.654303 (Dec Deg)
353270 E 4123066 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionInyo

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Lists that contain Mount Emerson:
     Comprehensive Combo Angeles Chapter List (Rank #83)
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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 194
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 179)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1992-08-22 by Greg Gerlach
     2005-08-07 by Bob Burd
     2011-08-19 by Kathy Wing
     2011-08-27 by Sandy Lara
     2012-06-08 by James Barlow (GPS Track)
     2013-07-12 by Amanda Jaramillo (Unsuccessful)
     2013-08-19 by Patrick ONeill (GPS Track)
     2013-09-01 by Gabriel Pramuk
     2014-08-16 by sukhyung shin
     2017-08-06 by James Morehouse (GPS Track)
     2017-08-27 by Mat Kelliher (GPS Track)
     2017-08-27 by Mat's SC leads
     2017-10-08 by J Thornton
     2018-06-25 by Christopher Wessels
     2018-06-30 by El Puma Verde
     2018-07-08 by Matthew Hengst (GPS Track)
     2018-07-30 by Jason Pair
     2018-07-30 by John Sheehe
     2018-08-04 by Tay Lee (GPS Track)
     2018-08-04 by Jason Park (GPS Track)
     2018-08-26 by Iris Ma
     2018-09-09 by Garrett McLean (GPS Track)
     2019-08-05 by Grant Miller (GPS Track)
     2019-08-06 by Rafee Memon (GPS Track)
     2019-08-17 by Emily Cheng (GPS Track)
     2019-11-11 by Ben R (GPS Track)
     2020-07-16 by Simon Wacziarg
     2020-07-16 by Romain Wacziarg
     2020-08-01 by todd lyster
     2021-07-04 by Lindsey Jackson
     2021-07-04 by Dana Felthauser
     2022-06-04 by Ayelet Bitton
     2022-06-09 by Michael Toffey (GPS Track)
     2022-06-26 by Megan Birdsill (GPS Track)
     2022-07-28 by Jo Garbs
     2022-09-03 by El Puma Verde

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Bill and Ting on the summit ridge after climbing the SE face (2018-09-09). Photo by Garrett McLean.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 724 ft/221 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 764 ft/233 m
  Key Col: 12,480 ft/3804 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 1.88 mi/3.03 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 37.2667, -118.6708
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Humphreys - Southeast Peak  (NNW)
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 Darwin O37118b6 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Me traversing the ridge to the summit of Mt Emerson (2019-08-17). Photo by Emily Cheng.
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