Junction Peak, California

Prominence: 765 ft, 233 m

Elevation: 13,888 feet, 4233 meters

True Isolation: 1.41 mi, 2.27 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 13,894 ft / 4235 m
SubpeaksJunction Peak-Southeast Peak (13,517 ft/4120 m)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 41' 28'' N, 118° 21' 59'' W
36.691013, -118.366306 (Dec Deg)
377938 E 4061466 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionInyo

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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 95
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 87)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1947-08-24 by Frederick Johnson
     1982-08-24 by Don Raether
     1990-08-04 by Greg Gerlach
     2005-08-14 by Bob Burd
     2015-06-28 by Craig Barlow
     2018-09-02 by Linda Sun (GPS Track)
     2018-09-11 by Matt Davis
     2020-07-27 by Romain Wacziarg
     2021-08-15 by Lindsey Jackson (GPS Track)
     2022-08-12 by Christopher Wessels (GPS Track)
     2022-08-13 by Marcus SD (GPS Track)
     2022-09-18 by P J (GPS Track)

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Click on photo for original larger-size version.
View south from Junction Peak, showing several aspects of interest to the climber: in the foreground is the south ridge that connects the false summit (center photo) to the true summit; extending left from the false summit is the class 4 southeast ridge; to the right is the class 3 southwest ridge, which leads down to Diamond Mesa (the southern tip of which is visible to the right). Williamson and Tyndall are in the background (2022-08-12). Photo by Christopher Wessels.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 765 ft/233 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 765 ft/233 m
  Line Parent: Gregorys Monument
  Key Col: Forester Pass    13,123 ft/4000 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 1.41 mi/2.27 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 36.7, -118.3433
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Keith  (ENE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Sierra Nevada
Range4: Sequoia Sierra Nevada
Range5: Mount Whitney Group
Ridges/DividesPacific Crest
Sierra Nevada Crest
Drainage Basins
South San Joaquin Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
Owens Valley
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Sequoia National Park/Inyo National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Sequoia-Kings Canyon Wilderness Area/John Muir Wilderness Area
Topo MapMount Williamson O36118f3 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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