Argus Peak, California

Prominence: 1642 ft, 500 m

Elevation: 6562 feet, 2000 meters

True Isolation: 5.57 mi, 8.97 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 6565 ft / 2001 m
SubpeaksGreat Falls Basin Wilderness High Point (4720 ft/1439 m)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)35° 51' 9'' N, 117° 26' 48'' W
35.852386, -117.446649 (Dec Deg)
459670 E 3967668 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionInyo

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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 99
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Selected Trip Reports:
     1985-04-20 by Asher Waxman
     1999-02-26 by Richard Carey
     2004-04-26 by Richard Carey
     2008-03-09 by Bob Burd
     2012-03-30 by James Barlow
     2013-03-24 by Pat Hadley
     2013-03-24 by Paul Garry (GPS Track)
     2017-03-19 by Adam Walker
     2017-03-19 by Sean Casserly
     2019-02-16 by Mihai Giurgiulescu (GPS Track)
     2019-05-18 by Stav Basis
     2021-01-15 by Iris Ma
     2021-04-02 by Coby King (GPS Track)

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Summit of Argus Peak overlooking the Searles Valley (2012-03-30). Photo by James Barlow.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1642 ft/500 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1682 ft/512 m
  Key Col: 4920 ft/1500 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 5.57 mi/8.97 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 35.9192, -117.5025
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    Ridge Benchmark  (NW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Intermountain West
Range3: Great Basin Ranges
Range4: West Great Basin Ranges
Range5: Coso-Argus Ranges
Drainage BasinsSearles Lake
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
Topo MapTrona West O35117g4 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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