Birch Mountain, California

Prominence: 938 ft, 286 m

Elevation: 13,602 feet, 4146 meters

True Isolation: 2.61 mi, 4.19 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 13,608 ft / 4148 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)37° 3' 46'' N, 118° 25' 8'' W
37.062766, -118.419014 (Dec Deg)
373842 E 4102777 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionInyo

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Lists that contain Birch Mountain:
     California 13,500-foot Peaks (Rank #40)
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     Western States Climbers List (Rank #43)
     Sierra Club Sierra Peaks Section (Rank #41)
     Western States Climbers Emblem Peaks (Rank #11)
     California Peaks with 1000 feet of Prominence (Unranked)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 108
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 97)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1986-05-25 by Greg Gerlach
     2007-04-30 by Bob Burd
     2016-04-30 by Mihai Giurgiulescu (GPS Track)
     2016-05-01 by Mihai Giurgiulescu (GPS Track)
     2016-07-16 by Tom Becht (GPS Track)
     2017-07-29 by Robert Bortolin
     2020-02-15 by AJ Kaufmann (Unsuccessful)
     2020-06-20 by Kathy Rich (GPS Track)
     2020-06-20 by Curtis Nelson (GPS Track)
     2020-06-20 by Jacob Swary (GPS Track)
     2020-07-11 by Kurt T (GPS Track)
     2020-07-18 by Rafee Memon (GPS Track)
     2020-07-18 by Sarah Daou
     2020-08-22 by Doug Farquhar
     2021-06-25 by Jason Pair
     2021-06-25 by John Sheehe (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)
     2022-03-18 by Ayelet Bitton
     2022-06-19 by Clément Guillaume (GPS Track)
     2022-07-03 by Matt Bristol

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 938 ft/286 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1003 ft/306 m
  Key Col: 12,664 ft/3860 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 2.61 mi/4.19 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 37.0675, -118.4658
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Balcony Peak  (W)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Sierra Nevada
Range4: Central Sierra Nevada
Range5: Palisades
Drainage BasinsOwens Valley
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Inyo National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: John Muir Wilderness Area
Topo MapSplit Mountain O37118a4 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map

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