Mount Russell, California

Prominence: 1096 ft, 334 m

Elevation: 14,088 feet, 4294 meters

True Isolation: 0.73 mi, 1.17 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 14,094 ft / 4296 m
SubpeaksMount Morgenson (13,927 ft/4245 m)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 35' 24'' N; 118° 17' 27'' W
36.590085, -118.290796 (Dec Deg)
384534E 4050176N Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionInyo

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Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1995 by Pete Johnston
     2002-10-13 by Tim Berger (Unsuccessful)
     2009-09-02 by Luca Baradel
     2010-09-04 by Amin Faraday
     2011-12-09 by Adam Walker (Unsuccessful)
     2013-09-08 by Rakesh .
     2013-09-15 by BMS 914 (GPS Track)
     2014-06-29 by Lou Hibbard
     2014-07-03 by Rich Stephens
     2014-07-08 by James Morehouse (Unsuccessful)
     2014-07-22 by Kate Ledesma
     2014-08-14 by James Morehouse (Unsuccessful)
     2014-09-20 by Chase DuPont (GPS Track)
     2014-10-12 by JT Newgard
     2015-07-04 by Andrew Riser
     2015-07-08 by James Morehouse (GPS Track)

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View of Mt. Russell from the summit of Mt. Whitney (1987-08-15). Photo by Richard Carey.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1096 ft/334 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1161 ft/354 m
  Line Parent: Mount Whitney
  Key Col: 12,992 ft/3960 m
Isolation0.73 mi/1.17 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Whitney  (S)
Isolation Limit Point: 36° 34' 47'' N; 118° 17' 36'' W
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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Sierra Nevada
Range4: Sequoia Sierra Nevada
Range5: Mount Whitney Group
Drainage BasinsKern
Buena Vista Lake Bed
South San Joaquin Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Sequoia National Park
Wilderness/Special Area: Sequoia-Kings Canyon Wilderness Area
Topo MapMount Whitney O36118e3 1:24,000
First AscentJune 24, 1926
Norman Clyde
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Fishhook Arete is the twisting ridge on the right clearly defined by its shadow. The descent is off the regular East Ridge route (2003-09). Photo by Robert Garneau.
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