Mount Taranaki, New Zealand

Prominence: 2308 m, 7572 ft

Elevation: 2518 meters, 8261 feet

Approx. Isolation: 128.93 km, 80.11 mi
Alternate Name(s)Mount Egmont
SubpeaksFanthams Peak (1966 m/6450 ft)
Peak TypeVolcano
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)39° 17' 46'' S; 174° 3' 50'' E
-39.296128, 174.063848 (Dec Deg)
246794E 5646250N Zone 60 (UTM)
CountryNew Zealand
State/ProvinceTaranaki (Highest Point)

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     New Zealand Region High Points (Rank #8)
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Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     0000 by Todd Jewell
     1993-11-28 by Greg Slayden (GPS Track)
     2007-07-21 by Jon Colbert
     2008-01-27 by David J. Rhude (Unsuccessful)
     2014-06-01 by Jon Colbert
     2014-12-29 by Rob Woodall (GPS Track)
     2015-01-25 by Richard Mclellan (GPS Track)

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Looking back at the broad snowfields on the classic cone of Mount Taranaki (1993-11-28).
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Prominence  Clean Prominence: 2308 m/7572 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 2308 m/7572 ft
  Key Col: 210 m/689 ft
Isolation128.93 km/80.11 mi
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Paretetaitonga  (E)
Not verified: May be a major NHN that is not in the database.
RangesContinent: Australia-Oceania
Range2: New Zealand
Range3: New Zealand North Island
Drainage BasinsIslands-Oceania-Pacific
Pacific Ocean
IslandNorth Island
OwnershipLand: Egmont National Park (Highest Point)
Route #1 Snow Climb
Trailhead: 957 m/3140 ft
Vertical Gain: 1561 m/5121 ft
Distance (one way): 7.72 km/4.8 mi
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Looking west at sunrise from up near the summit of Taranaki. (2014-06-01). Photo by Jon Colbert.
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