Big Bird Peak, California

Prominence: 680 ft, 208 m

Elevation: 11,600 feet, 3536 meters

True Isolation: 1.17 mi, 1.88 km
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 37' N, 118° 36' W
36.613, -118.604 (Dec Deg)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionTulare

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Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2011-09-22 by Bob Burd
     2014-08-23 by Nathan Ayotte

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In The High Sierra - Peaks, Passes and Trails, R. J. Secor describes this peak as 11,600' (two feet lower than "Peak 11600," which is about a mile due east), and notes that this peak "has also been called 'Bird Peak' and 'Ghost Mountain.'" Secord notes the first ascent was in 1936 by May Pridham & party, and gives the west slope a class 2 rating.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 680 ft/208 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 720 ft/220 m
  Key Col: 10,920 ft/3328 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 1.17 mi/1.88 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 36.6033, -118.5867
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Glacier Ridge  (SE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Sierra Nevada
Range4: Sequoia Sierra Nevada
Range5: Western Sequioa-Kings Canyon Area
Drainage BasinsKings
Tulare 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 MapTriple Divide Peak O36118e5 1:24,000
Data SourcePartially verified user peak addition
This peak was submitted to the database by Aidan Butler.

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