Shepherd Pass

Col Elevation: 12,073- feet, 3680- meters

Key Col for:Mount Keith  (13,976 ft/4260 m)
Key Col Elevation Info:Elevation range: 3680 - 3660 m
    (20-meter contour interval)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 40' 21'' N, 118° 20' 39'' W
36.672469, -118.344235 (Dec Deg)
ProminenceClean: 1903 ft/580 m
Optimistic: 1969 ft/600 m
Average: 1936 ft/590 m
Prominence Parentage:Line Parent: Mount Tyndall
Prominence Parent: Mount Whitney
Island Parent: Mount Whitney
Ridgewalk Distance:5.93 mi/9.54 km
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionInyo

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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Sierra Nevada
Range4: Sequoia Sierra Nevada
Range5: Mount Whitney Group
Ridges/DividesPacific Crest
Sierra Nevada Crest
Drainage Basins
Buena Vista Lake Bed
South San Joaquin Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
Owens Valley
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Sequoia National Park/Inyo National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Sequoia-Kings Canyon Wilderness Area/John Muir Wilderness Area
Topo MapMount Williamson    O36118f3    1:24,000

Detailed Ridgewalk Listing

The table below lists the peaks and cols that lie on the path from Mount Keith to its Key Col and onward to its Line Parent.  This route is the highest possible path that follows ridgecrests from the peak to higher ground. It corresponds to the yellow line on the map above.  Note: This feature is preliminary. There may be errors in the ridgewalk data and/or bugs in the code that give misleading results. Sorry for any inconvenience.

Ridge PointElev-ftProm-ftRidge Name(s)Basins to each sideDist-miCumulative-mi
START: Mount Keith13,9761903Pacific Crest/Sierra Nevada CrestKings/Owens Valley  
(Ridge Junction)  Pacific Crest/Sierra Nevada CrestKings/Owens Valley1.361.36
(Unnamed Col)12,992 Pacific Crest/Sierra Nevada CrestKings/Owens Valley0.131.48
(Ridge Junction)  Pacific Crest/Sierra Nevada CrestKings/Owens Valley0.111.59
Junction Peak13,888764Pacific Crest/Sierra Nevada CrestKern/Owens Valley0.081.68
(Unnamed Col)13,386 Pacific Crest/Sierra Nevada CrestKern/Owens Valley0.291.97
Junction Peak-Southeast Peak13,517131Pacific Crest/Sierra Nevada CrestKern/Owens Valley0.12.07
KEY COL: Shepherd Pass12,073 Pacific Crest/Sierra Nevada CrestKern/Owens Valley1.593.66
Polychrome Peak13,018486Pacific Crest/Sierra Nevada CrestKern/Owens Valley0.574.23
(Unnamed Col)12,533 Pacific Crest/Sierra Nevada CrestKern/Owens Valley0.935.16
(Ridge Junction)  Pacific Crest/Sierra Nevada CrestKern/Owens Valley0.665.82
LINE PARENT: Mount Tyndall14,0191093Pacific Crest/Sierra Nevada CrestKern/Owens Valley0.115.93
PROM PARENT: Mount Whitney14,49810,078    
ISLAND PARENT: Mount Whitney14,49810,078    

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