Beartrap Bluff, California

Prominence: 111 ft, 34 m

Elevation: 6160+ feet, 1878+ meters

True Isolation: 0.51 mi, 0.81 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 6160 - 6200 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
Peak TypeUnofficially Named Peak
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)34° 39' 29'' N, 119° 15' 57'' W
34.658063, -119.265947 (Dec Deg)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionVentura

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Lists that contain Beartrap Bluff:
     Sierra Club Hundred Peaks Section (Rank #178)
     Comprehensive Combo Angeles Chapter List (Rank #476)

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 102
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 99)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2011-09-25 by Asher Waxman
     2013-04-06 by Asher Waxman
     2014-01-26 by Mat Kelliher (GPS Track)
     2014-03-28 by Winnette Butler
     2014-11-16 by David Comerzan (GPS Track)
     2014-11-16 by Sandy Lara
     2014-11-16 by Valerie Norton (GPS Track)
     2015-07-25 by Roy Randall (GPS Track)
     2015-07-26 by Kenny Lotito
     2015-09-27 by Mark Lyons
     2015-09-27 by Greg Gerlach
     2016-04-03 by Patrick ONeill (GPS Track)
     2016-04-03 by Bob Burd
     2017-04-29 by Eric Chu (GPS Track)
     2017-10-18 by Michael Dillenback (Unsuccessful)
     2018-03-08 by Michael Dillenback
     2018-11-04 by Robert Luher (GPS Track)
     2019-04-14 by William Chen (GPS Track)
     2019-04-19 by Coby King (GPS Track)
     2019-06-30 by Chris Feifer
     2020-05-03 by Mike Maki (GPS Track)
     2020-05-22 by Evan Friedman (GPS Track)
     2021-04-18 by Amy Huang (Unsuccessful)
     2021-05-23 by Amy Huang
     2021-05-23 by Alex Alon

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This peak will be proposed for the Hundred Peaks Section list. It was scouted by Peter Doggett. The route starts on the excellent Piedra Blanca trail at Reyes Creek Campground. The final ascent is up a trailless gully at the right of the slab face. The summit area is parklike with great rocks and gorgeous views. The high point is a boulder (~40' high), class 2-3, with panoramic views. RT was ~11 miles; 3600' gross gain.
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Beartrap Bluff, taken from the Gene Marshall/Piedra Blanca NRT (2019-12-24). Photo by Gordon Jenkins.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 111 ft/34 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 151 ft/46 m
  Key Col: 6049 ft/1844 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.51 mi/0.81 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 34.6558, -119.2575
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Reyes Peak  (SSW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Central and Southern California Ranges
Range4: Transverse Ranges
Range5: Ventura Ranges
Range6: Pine Mountain
Drainage BasinsSanta Maria
Pacific-Western USA
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Los Padres National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Sespe Wilderness Area
Topo MapReyes Peak O34119f3 1:24,000
Data SourcePartially verified user peak addition
This peak was submitted to the database by Asher Waxman.
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