North Palisade, California

Prominence: 2894 ft, 882 m

Elevation: 14,242 feet, 4341 meters

True Isolation: 32.16 mi, 51.76 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 14,248 ft / 4343 m
SubpeaksStarlight Peak (14,200 ft/4328 m)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)37° 5' 39'' N; 118° 30' 52'' W
37.09419, -118.514467 (Dec Deg)
365411E 4106394N Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionFresno (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain North Palisade:
     Apex (Toughest) CoHPs (Rank #2)
     Sierra Peaks Section Emblem Peaks (Rank #3)
     California 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #4)
     California County High Points (Rank #4)
     California 13,500-foot Peaks (Rank #4)
     U.S. National Park High Points (Rank #7)
     USA Lower 48 Range4 High Points (Rank #10)
     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #15)
     USA/Canada Range4 High Points (Rank #15)
     Fifty Highest CoHPs in Lower 48 (Rank #15)
     U.S. County High Points over 13,000 feet - 48 States (Rank #19)
     Western Contiguous USA CoHPs (Rank #19)
     California Peaks with 25 Miles of Isolation (Rank #20)
     U.S. County High Points over 13,000 feet (Rank #24)
     Western USA CoHPs (Rank #24)
     United States 13,750-foot Peaks (Rank #43)
     California Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #52)
     North America 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #64)
     2000-foot Prominence CoHPs - 48 States (Rank #163)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       California County Summits (Suttle)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1970 by Bill Hebert (Unsuccessful)
     1999-09-24 by Bill Hebert
     2000-08-18 by Adam Helman
     2001-07-18 by James Barlow (Unsuccessful)
     2007-08-15 by Dennis Poulin
     2007-08-16 by Dan Baxter
     2009-09-07 by Greg Slayden (GPS Track)
     2010-06-26 by Coby King
     2011-09-09 by David Hart

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Aerial photo of North Palisade from a Cessna flying at 13,800 feet. Photo by Jim Earl. Photo by Edward Earl.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2894 ft/882 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 2894 ft/882 m
  Line Parent: Mount Williamson
  Key Col: Sawmill Pass    11,348 ft/3459 m
Isolation32.16 mi/51.76 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Williamson  (SSE)
Isolation Limit Point: 36° 39' 26'' N; 118° 18' 43'' W
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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Sierra Nevada
Range4: Central Sierra Nevada (Highest Point)
Range5: Palisades (Highest Point)
Ridges/DividesPacific Crest
Sierra Nevada Crest
Drainage Basins
Kings (HP)
Tulare Lake Bed (HP)
South San Joaquin Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
Owens Valley
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Kings Canyon National Park (Highest Point)/Inyo National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Sequoia-Kings Canyon Wilderness Area/John Muir Wilderness Area
Topo MapNorth Palisade O37118a5 1:24,000
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The North Palisade massif glows in evening alpenglow from Palisade Basin (2009-09-06). Photo by Grant Myers.
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