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Corkscrew Peak, California


Prominence: 644 ft, 196 m

Elevation: 5804 feet, 1769 meters


True Isolation: 2.05 mi, 3.31 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 5807 ft / 1770 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 46' 15'' N, 117° 0' 15'' W
36.770721, -117.004213 (Dec Deg)
499624 E 4069438 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceCalifornia
County/Second Level RegionInyo
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Other Web Sites
     Corkscrew Peak at SummitPost.org
     Corkscrew Peak at ListsOfJohn.com
     Corkscrew Peak at Summits on the Air (Amateur Radio)

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Lists that contain Corkscrew Peak:
     Sierra Club Desert Peaks Section (Rank #58)
     Comprehensive Combo Angeles Chapter List (Rank #502)
     Western States Climbers List (Rank #282)
     Western States Climbers Emblem Peaks (Rank #128)
     Desert Summits Book-Peak List (Rank #195)
     Bartell's Death Valley National Park List (Rank #47)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Desert Summits (Zdon)

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered Peakbagger.com users: 236
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 219)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2005-02-27 by Kirk Kittell
     2007-12-07 by Bob Burd
     2009-02-28 by Winnette Butler
     2009-04-20 by Bob Spirko
     2013-01-03 by James Morehouse (GPS Track)
     2013-01-03 by BMS 914 (GPS Track)
     2014-04-04 by Rich Stephens
     2014-11-01 by Greg Gerlach
     2014-11-01 by Matthew Hengst
     2014-12-14 by Eric Kassan (GPS Track)
     2014-12-14 by Jerry Thomas (GPS Track)
     2016-11-11 by James Morehouse (GPS Track)
     2016-12-10 by Matt Horbal
     2017-11-25 by Sergey Lazutin (GPS Track)
     2017-12-21 by Curtis Nelson (GPS Track)
     2018-01-14 by Tommy Porter (GPS Track)
     2018-01-14 by Sandy Lara
     2018-02-03 by Garrett McLean (GPS Track)
     2019-03-10 by Mihai Giurgiulescu (GPS Track)
     2019-11-21 by John Morrow
     2019-12-12 by Connor McEntee
     2020-03-11 by Ray Thompson
     2020-12-15 by Jerry Thomas (GPS Track)
     2021-01-30 by Kyle Wilson (GPS Track)
     2021-01-30 by Laura Sangaila (GPS Track)

Nearby Peak Searches:
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Thimble Peak, Peak 6136, Corkscrew Peak from left to right (1970). Photo by John Vitz.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 644 ft/196 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 684 ft/208 m
  Key Col: 5160 ft/1573 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 2.05 mi/3.31 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 36.7992, -116.9933
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Titanothere Peak  (NNE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Intermountain West
Range3: Great Basin Ranges
Range4: West Great Basin Ranges
Range5: Amargosa Range
Drainage BasinsDeath Valley
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Death Valley National Park
Wilderness/Special Area: Death Valley Wilderness Area
Topo MapThimble Peak O36117g1 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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Rain in Death Valley ??? Jalen Rubin on the Corkscrew Peak trail (2020-03-11). Photo by Ray Thompson.
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Corkscrew Peak as seen from Daylight Pass Road (Hwy 374) (2020-12-15). Photo by Jerry Thomas.
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Jerry and Cheryl on top of a rock outcrop near the summit of Corkscrew Peak. Death Valley is in the background (2020-12-15). Photo by Jerry Thomas.
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Views from Corkscrew Peak summit extend all the way to the Sierra crest (2020-12-15). Photo by Cheryl Thomas.
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Cheryl and Jerry stand on top of a rock outcropping with great views of Death Valley beyond (2020-12-15). Photo by Cheryl Thomas.
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