Thor Peak, California

Prominence: 266 ft, 81 m

Elevation: 12,306 feet, 3751 meters

True Isolation: 0.59 mi, 0.95 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 12,312 ft / 3753 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 34' 36'' N, 118° 15' 56'' W
36.576741, -118.265639 (Dec Deg)
386765 E 4048666 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionInyo

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     Sierra Sampler List (Rank #55)
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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 161
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 148)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1982-07-03 by Greg Gerlach
     1982-09-06 by Joe Wankum (Unsuccessful)
     1983-04-24 by Asher Waxman
     1984-04-29 by Joe Wankum (Unsuccessful)
     2006-05-06 by Bob Burd
     2007-04-27 by Bob Burd
     2008-09-05 by Lisa Barboza
     2010-09-03 by Amin Faraday
     2015-05-30 by Kate Ledesma
     2016-12-10 by Roger Bartlett
     2017-08-08 by Garrett McLean (GPS Track)
     2017-12-02 by Jason Park (GPS Track)
     2017-12-02 by Tay Lee (GPS Track)
     2018-04-29 by Rafee Memon (GPS Track)
     2018-05-21 by James Morehouse (Unsuccessful)
     2021-01-17 by Sean Casserly (GPS Track)
     2021-04-24 by Emily Bei Cheng (GPS Track)
     2021-06-05 by Garret Stoops (GPS Track)
     2021-10-08 by Kenny Lotito (GPS Track)
     2021-12-02 by Nathan Ayotte
     2022-03-24 by Romain Wacziarg (GPS Track)
     2022-04-30 by Ben FR (GPS Track)
     2022-06-18 by Matt Hooper (GPS Track)
     2022-07-25 by Jason Pair
     2022-07-25 by Derek Tse (GPS Track)
     2022-08-26 by El Puma Verde
     2022-11-23 by TJ Kodras (GPS Track)

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Thor Peak from the west (1982-07-03). Photo by Greg Gerlach.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 265 ft/81 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 265 ft/81 m
  Line Parent: Pinnacle Ridge
  Key Col: 12,041 ft/3670 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.59 mi/0.95 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 36.5742, -118.2758
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Pinnacle Ridge  (WSW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Sierra Nevada
Range4: Sequoia Sierra Nevada
Range5: Mount Whitney Group
Drainage BasinsOwens Valley
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Inyo National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: John Muir Wilderness Area
Topo MapMount Whitney O36118e3 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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Summit Register (2017-12-02). Photo by Jason Park.
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Standing at the summit of Thor Peak with sweeping views of Whitney (2021-04-24). Photo by Emily Bei Cheng.
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This is the crux of the route coming up from the South slopes. (2022-04-30). Photo by Ben FR.
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