Tower Peak, California

Prominence: 2183 ft, 665 m

Elevation: 11,755 feet, 3583 meters

Approx. Isolation: 7.96 mi, 12.81 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 11,760 ft / 3585 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)38° 8' 40'' N; 119° 32' 52'' W
38.144524, -119.547713 (Dec Deg)
276740E 4224917N Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionMono

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Lists that contain Tower Peak:
     California Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #130)
     Sierra Club Sierra Peaks Section (Rank #187)
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     Sierra Peaks Section Mountaineers Peaks (Rank #31)
     Vagmarken Sierra Crest List (Rank #83)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2014-07-05 by Tomoko Nakajima
     2014-09-04 by Ken Jones (GPS Track)

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Tower Peak rises strikingly above its north ridge on the northern boundary of Yosemite NP (2014-09-04). Photo by Ken Jones.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2183 ft/665 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 2183 ft/665 m
  Key Col: 9572 ft/2918 m
Isolation7.96 mi/12.81 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Eagle Peak  (ENE)
Not verified: May be a major NHN that is not in the database.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Sierra Nevada
Range4: Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada
Range5: Northern Yosemite
Drainage Basins
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
San Joaquin
San Francisco Bay
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Yosemite National Park/Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Yosemite Wilderness Area/Hoover Wilderness Area
Topo MapTower Peak O38119b5 1:24,000
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Other Photos

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Climbers in the crux gully on the normal route up Yosemite's Tower Peak - this goes at class 3, mostly to the left side (2014-09-04). Photo by Ken Jones.
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