Camels Hump, Vermont

Prominence: 1858 ft, 566 m

Elevation: 4078 feet, 1243 meters

True Isolation: 11.22 mi, 18.06 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 4078 ft / 1243 m
Local or Alternate Name(s)Alternate: The Lion
Nickname/Informal: Crouching Lion
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)44° 19' 10'' N, 72° 53' 11'' W
44.31956, -72.88633 (Dec Deg)
668550 E 4909539 N, Zone 18 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionChittenden

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     New England Top 50 by Prominence (Rank #46)
     Peaks on US State Quarters (Rank #12)
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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 1238
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 1110)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1994-10 by G. Ringle
     2008-07-12 by Jeff Wilson
     2008-10-15 by M (whichway) Lardiere
     2009-01-03 by M (whichway) Lardiere
     2010-01-31 by Matthew Martinez
     2010-11-21 by Dave Dunham
     2011-02-05 by Austin Black
     2011-12-05 by Rick Schauder (GPS Track)
     2012-08-04 by Jeremy Watkins (GPS Track)
     2013-01-05 by Chris Stempek (GPS Track)
     2013-07-05 by Matt DiFrancesco (GPS Track)
     2014-01-25 by Ryan Aschbrenner
     2014-05-25 by Michael Berger (GPS Track)
     2015-02-14 by Dave Huber
     2015-03-06 by Spencer Corcoran
     2015-06-04 by Nicholas Daniel
     2015-06-14 by Wesley Barry (GPS Track)
     2015-08-25 by Eric Lombardo (GPS Track)
     2016-01-08 by Brian Nentwick
     2016-01-30 by Isaiah Knight
     2016-03-06 by Mary Ruth Merkel
     2016-06-11 by Michael Stonek (GPS Track)
     2016-10-08 by Thomas Caruso
     2017-05-28 by Phil Barone
     2017-06-08 by Scott MacQuarrie
     2017-08-26 by Sylvain Louhaur (GPS Track)
     2017-09-04 by Micah Schneider
     2017-10-28 by Map Man (GPS Track)
     2017-11-04 by Jake Campbell (GPS Track)
     2018-08-20 by Ian Covey
     2018-08-24 by Dave Crosby (GPS Track)
     2019-03-28 by Dave Crosby (GPS Track)
     2019-07-02 by David Hathaway (GPS Track)
     2019-07-15 by David Hathaway (GPS Track)
     2019-07-21 by Gustav Sexauer
     2019-07-27 by Jonathan Vance
     2019-09-10 by Seth Jackson
     2019-10-20 by Gustav Sexauer
     2020-01-03 by Wayne Snyder (GPS Track)
     2020-02-29 by Michael Stonek (GPS Track)
     2020-03-18 by Stan Plewak
     2020-08-15 by Gustav Sexauer
     2020-09-28 by Lily Grossbard
     2020-10-18 by Raven Matherne (GPS Track)
     2020-12-26 by Lewis Grove (GPS Track)
     2021-06-12 by Gustav Sexauer
     2021-11-06 by Colin Thomas (GPS Track)

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The summit rocks of Camels Hump, typical for a northern Appalachian summit in a white-out (1993-06-06).
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1858 ft/566 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1878 ft/572 m
  Line Parent: Mount Ellen
  Key Col: Huntington Gap    2220 ft/677 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 11.22 mi/18.06 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 44.16, -72.9292
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Ellen  (S)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Northern U.S. Appalachians
Range4: Green Mountains
Range5: Central Green Mountains
Drainage BasinsWinooski
Lake Champlain
St. Lawrence
Gulf of St. Lawrence
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Camel's Hump State Forest (Highest Point)
Topo MapHuntington O44072c8 1:24,000
Route #1 Maintained Hiking Trail
Trailhead: 1400 ft/427 m
Vertical Gain: 2678 ft/816 m
Distance (one way): 3.1 mi/4.99 km
Data SourceGPS Reading or LIDAR
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Camel's Hump (2012-08-04). Photo by Jeremy Watkins.
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Solo hiker near summit (2018-03-18). Photo by Real Rioux.
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Commemorative plaque at hut clearing not far from Camel's Hump summit (2020-06-10). Photo by Evan Mugford.
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View towards Camel's Hump (2020-07-26). Photo by Tristan Phillips.
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