Dragon Peak, California

Prominence: 296 ft, 90 m

Elevation: 12,927+ feet, 3940+ meters

True Isolation: 0.69 mi, 1.12 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 3940 - 3960 m
    (20-meter closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 12,933 ft / 3942 m
    (Range 3942 - 3962 m)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 47' 23'' N, 118° 22' 33'' W
36.789856, -118.37578 (Dec Deg)
377249 E 4072444 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionFresno

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     Comprehensive Combo Angeles Chapter List (Rank #116)
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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 171
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 159)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1994-09-17 by Asher Waxman
     2001-07-14 by Greg Gerlach
     2001-08-26 by Asher Waxman
     2004-08-07 by Bob Burd
     2005-07-09 by Petar Simich
     2009-07-24 by Lisa Barboza
     2012-08-04 by Asher Waxman
     2014-07-13 by Matthew Hengst
     2015-06-13 by James Morehouse
     2016-06-11 by Scott Larson
     2016-09-18 by Mihai Giurgiulescu (GPS Track)
     2018-06-09 by Jason Park (GPS Track)
     2018-06-11 by Benny Haddad (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)
     2018-09-30 by Garrett McLean (GPS Track)
     2019-08-09 by Rafee Memon (GPS Track)
     2019-09-26 by Romain Wacziarg
     2019-10-05 by David Saha (GPS Track)
     2019-10-06 by Ben R (GPS Track)
     2020-07-04 by Ayelet Bitton
     2020-08-15 by Jason Pair
     2020-08-23 by Michael Toffey (GPS Track)
     2020-08-23 by El Puma Verde
     2021-06-26 by TJ Kodras (GPS Track)
     2021-08-09 by Christopher Wessels (GPS Track)
     2021-08-14 by Amy Huang (Unsuccessful)

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Summit (2018-06-09). Photo by Jason Park.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 296 ft/90 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 361 ft/110 m
  Line Parent: Mount Gould
  Key Col: 12,631 ft/3850 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.69 mi/1.12 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 36.78, -118.3783
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Gould  (SSW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Sierra Nevada
Range4: Central Sierra Nevada
Range5: Central Kings Canyon Area
Ridges/DividesPacific Crest
Sierra Nevada Crest
Drainage Basins
Tulare Lake Bed
South San Joaquin Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
Owens Valley
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Kings Canyon National Park/Inyo National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Sequoia-Kings Canyon Wilderness Area/John Muir Wilderness Area
Topo MapKearsarge Peak O36118g3 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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This crack beneath the summit has very good handholds and foot placements. (2019-10-06). Photo by Ben R.
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