Kern Peak, California

Prominence: 2560 ft, 780 m

Elevation: 11,480 feet, 3499 meters

True Isolation: 9.53 mi, 15.34 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 11,485 ft / 3501 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 18' 31'' N, 118° 17' 15'' W
36.308517, -118.287613 (Dec Deg)
384401 E 4018938 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionTulare

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     Sierra Sampler List (Rank #73)
     California Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #81)
     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #90)
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     Sierra Club Sierra Peaks Section (Rank #197)
     Western States Climbers Emblem Peaks (Rank #67)
     California Peaks with 1000 feet of Prominence (Rank #81)
     California Fire Lookouts (Rank #1)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 152
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 143)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1988-10-01 by Greg Gerlach
     1998-09-27 by JohnE Sarna
     2003-09-20 by Winnette Butler (Unsuccessful)
     2007-07-01 by Petar Simich
     2008-06-15 by Winnette Butler
     2008-10-06 by Bob Burd
     2011-07-03 by Eric Kassan (GPS Track)
     2013-06-22 by Matthew Hengst
     2014-05-10 by Artem Lebedev (GPS Track)
     2014-05-25 by Kathy Wing (GPS Track)
     2014-09-23 by Valerie Norton (GPS Track)
     2015-05-03 by James Barlow (GPS Track)
     2015-05-17 by Craig Barlow
     2016-10-04 by Dennis Poulin (GPS Track)
     2017-08-07 by Tohru Ohnuki
     2017-10-14 by Jason Park (GPS Track)
     2017-10-14 by Tay Lee (GPS Track)
     2018-05-28 by Mike Elliott
     2020-05-23 by Rafee Memon (GPS Track)
     2020-05-24 by Mihai Giurgiulescu (GPS Track)
     2020-05-24 by TJ Kodras (GPS Track)
     2020-07-18 by Mat Kelliher
     2020-11-05 by Josef Nuernberger
     2021-06-11 by Robert Luher (GPS Track)
     2021-11-15 by Romain Wacziarg
     2022-05-17 by Sam Grant (GPS Track)
     2022-05-22 by Powen Ru (GPS Track)
     2022-05-29 by Garrett McLean
     2022-06-05 by Sean Casserly
     2022-08-21 by Ayelet Bitton

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This peak is in the middle of NOWHERE!! (2018-05-28). Photo by Mike Elliott.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2560 ft/780 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 2600 ft/792 m
  Key Col: 8920 ft/2719 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 9.53 mi/15.34 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 36.2733, -118.1225
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Trail Peak  (ESE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Sierra Nevada
Range4: Southern Sierra Nevada
Range5: Central South Sierra (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsKern
South San Joaquin Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Inyo National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Golden Trout Wilderness Area
Topo MapKern Peak O36118c3 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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