Telescope Peak, California

Prominence: 6168 ft, 1880 m

Elevation: 11,048 feet, 3367 meters

True Isolation: 57.19 mi, 92.04 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 11,052 ft / 3368 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 10' 12'' N; 117° 5' 21'' W
36.169996, -117.089189 (Dec Deg)
491979E 4002807N Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionInyo

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Lists that contain Telescope Peak:
     USA Lower 48 Top 400 Peaks by Prominence (Rank #22)
     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #115)
     USA Lower 48 Peaks with 4000 feet of Prominence (Rank #22)
     California Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #7)
     Western USA Peaks with 25 miles of Isolation (Rank #65)
     Desert Peaks Section Emblem Peaks (Rank #3)
     USA Lower 48 Top 100 Peaks by Prominence (Rank #22)
     Great Basin Peaks List (Rank #29)
     California Wilderness High Points (Rank #17)
     California Peaks with 25 Miles of Isolation (Rank #11)
     USA Lower 48 Peaks with 5000 feet of Prominence (Rank #22)
     Great Basin Range5 High Points (Rank #15)
     Non-Sierra California 10,000-foot Peaks (Rank #23)
     USA Peaks with 6000 feet of Prominence (Rank #55)
     Western States Climbers List (Rank #167)
     U.S. National Park High Points (Rank #13)
     Sierra Club Desert Peaks Section (Rank #16)
     Western States Climbers Star Peaks (Rank #82)
     Las Vegas Mountaineers Classics (Rank #30)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1946-06-02 by Frederick Johnson
     1998-09-10 by Richard Carey
     1998-11-21 by Srikant Jayaraman
     2000-06-03 by James Barlow
     2007-11-17 by George Newbury
     2008-06-15 by Eric Kassan
     2009-09-05 by Craig Remillard
     2010-11-13 by James Barlow (Unsuccessful)
     2011-10-01 by Sean Rowe (GPS Track)
     2011-10-22 by Lou Hibbard
     2012-01-07 by Peter James (GPS Track)
     2012-04-28 by BMS 914 (GPS Track)
     2014-02-16 by Rakesh .
     2014-04-02 by Josh Lingbloom
     2014-04-05 by Rich Stephens
     2014-05-09 by Mark Madison
     2014-05-10 by Chase DuPont (GPS Track)
     2014-06-22 by Rob Woodall (GPS Track)
     2014-09-28 by Zach T
     2014-10-11 by Marit Chrislock-Lauterbach
     2014-10-11 by Miriam Khamis
     2015-08-14 by David Hart

View ascents of peak by registered members (286 total)

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Sunrise on Telescope Peak (2014-04-01). Photo by Josh Lingbloom.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 6168 ft/1880 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 6208 ft/1892 m
  Line Parent: White Mountain Peak
  Key Col: 4880 ft/1487 m
Isolation57.19 mi/92.04 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Ed Lane Point  (W)
Isolation Limit Point: 36° 16' 27'' N; 118° 6' 17'' W
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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Intermountain West
Range3: Great Basin Ranges
Range4: West Great Basin Ranges
Range5: Panamint Range (Highest Point)
Drainage Basins
Death Valley
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
Panamint Valley
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Death Valley National Park (Highest Point)
Wilderness/Special Area: Death Valley Wilderness Area (Highest Point)
Topo MapTelescope Peak O36117b1 1:24,000
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Bennett Peak and Telescope Peak from Rogers Peak (0000). Photo by Mark McCormick.
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Sitting atop Telescope Peak, June, 2007 (2007-06-16). Photo by Larry Edmonds.
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