Whitney Pass

Col Elevation: 13,320- feet, 4060- meters

Key Col for:Mount McAdie  (13,799 ft/4206 m)
Key Col Elevation Info:Elevation range: 4060 - 4040 m
    (20-meter contour interval)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 33' 19'' N, 118° 16' 50'' W
36.555391, -118.280523 (Dec Deg)
ProminenceClean: 479 ft/146 m
Optimistic: 545 ft/166 m
Average: 512 ft/156 m
Prominence Parentage:Line Parent: Mount Muir
Prominence Parent: Mount Whitney
Island Parent: Mount Whitney
Ridgewalk Distance:1.52 mi/2.44 km
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionInyo

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 Whitney Pass    Mount McAdie
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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 Whitney    O36118e3    1:24,000

Detailed Ridgewalk Listing

The table below lists the peaks and cols that lie on the path from Mount McAdie 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 McAdie13,799479Pacific Crest/Sierra Nevada CrestKern/Owens Valley  
(Unnamed Col)13,320 Pacific Crest/Sierra Nevada CrestKern/Owens Valley0.120.12
Mount Marsh13,549229Pacific Crest/Sierra Nevada CrestKern/Owens Valley0.140.26
KEY COL: Whitney Pass13,320 Pacific Crest/Sierra Nevada CrestKern/Owens Valley0.140.4
Discovery Pinnacle13,753105Pacific Crest/Sierra Nevada CrestKern/Owens Valley0.60.99
Trail Crest13,648 Pacific Crest/Sierra Nevada CrestKern/Owens Valley0.091.09
LINE PARENT: Mount Muir14,012299Pacific Crest/Sierra Nevada CrestKern/Owens Valley0.431.52
PROM PARENT: Mount Whitney14,49810,078    
ISLAND PARENT: Mount Whitney14,49810,078    

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