Canyon Point, California

Prominence: 1090 ft, 332 m

Elevation: 5890 feet, 1795 meters

True Isolation: 2.54 mi, 4.08 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 5893 ft / 1796 m
Local or Alternate Name(s)Benchmark: Canyon Benchmark
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 32' 56'' N, 117° 22' 50'' W
36.548931, -117.380549 (Dec Deg)
465941 E 4044903 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionInyo

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Lists that contain Canyon Point:
     Sierra Club Desert Peaks Section (Rank #57)
     Comprehensive Combo Angeles Chapter List (Rank #494)
     Desert Summits Book-Peak List (Rank #190)
     Bartell's Death Valley National Park List (Rank #45)

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       Desert Summits (Zdon)

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 126
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 119)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1994-09-30 by Richard Carey
     2009-03-15 by Bob Burd
     2013-03-30 by Greg Gerlach
     2015-12-27 by Craig Barlow
     2015-12-31 by Adam Walker
     2016-03-06 by Greg Gerlach (GPS Track)
     2016-11-06 by Matthew Hengst (GPS Track)
     2016-11-18 by John Morrow
     2017-03-25 by Matthew Hengst (GPS Track)
     2017-10-20 by James Morehouse (GPS Track)
     2018-01-21 by Sandy Lara
     2018-03-06 by Don Raether
     2018-12-04 by Lisa Barboza (GPS Track)
     2018-12-30 by Adam Lievers
     2020-03-07 by Roger Lim
     2020-03-07 by Jason Park (GPS Track)
     2021-02-07 by Mihai Giurgiulescu (GPS Track)
     2021-03-01 by Nathan Ayotte
     2021-04-18 by Stav Basis
     2021-05-22 by Kurt T (GPS Track)

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Canyon Point from the east (2013-03-30). Photo by Greg Gerlach.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1090 ft/332 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1130 ft/344 m
  Key Col: 4800 ft/1463 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 2.54 mi/4.08 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 36.5533, -117.4258
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Peak 6491  (SW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Intermountain West
Range3: Great Basin Ranges
Range4: West Great Basin Ranges
Range5: Panamint Range
Drainage BasinsDeath Valley
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Death Valley National Park
Wilderness/Special Area: Death Valley Wilderness Area
Topo MapHarris Hill O36117e4 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Canyon Point, EL 5890, from the saddle at 5200 feet (E) (2018-12-04). Photo by Lisa Barboza.
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Summit (2020-03-07). Photo by Jason Park.
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