Bear Mountain, California

Prominence: 2600 ft, 792 m

Elevation: 6920+ feet, 2109+ meters

True Isolation: 10.93 mi, 17.59 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 6920 - 6960 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 6923 ft / 2110 m
    (Range 6923 - 6963 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)35° 12' 23'' N, 118° 38' 22'' W
35.206486, -118.639498 (Dec Deg)
350763 E 3897173 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionKern
City/TownBear Valley Springs

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     California Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #76)

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 51
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 49)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1981-08-22 by Eric Light
     2011-11-08 by Dennis Poulin (GPS Track)
     2011-11-15 by Bob Burd
     2014-03-11 by Dan Baxter
     2015-03-28 by Craig Barlow
     2015-05-03 by Paul Garry
     2015-05-23 by Eric Kassan (GPS Track)
     2018-02-06 by Josef Nuernberger
     2018-04-27 by Coby King (GPS Track)
     2018-04-27 by Mihai Giurgiulescu (GPS Track)
     2018-05-06 by Marcus Sierra
     2020-10-04 by Chad Thomas (GPS Track)

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The summit rock on Bear Mountain. Someone has laid a large tree branch against the left side, making it possible to touch the top of the rock (2016-10-06). Photo by Andrew Kirmse.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2600 ft/792 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 2660 ft/810 m
  Key Col: 4320 ft/1317 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 10.93 mi/17.59 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 35.0542, -118.5858
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Cummings Mountain  (SSE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Sierra Nevada
Range4: Southern Sierra Nevada
Range5: Tehachapi Mountains
Drainage BasinsBuena Vista Lake Bed
South San Joaquin Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
Topo MapBear Mountain O35118b6 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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