Pilot Knob, California

Prominence: 645 ft, 196 m

Elevation: 12,245 feet, 3732 meters

True Isolation: 1.9 mi, 3.06 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 12,251 ft / 3734 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)37° 16' 24'' N, 118° 45' 26'' W
37.273431, -118.757278 (Dec Deg)
344199 E 4126653 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionFresno

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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 162
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 149)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1988-09-03 by Greg Gerlach
     2005-08-01 by Paul Maurin
     2007-08-05 by Bob Burd
     2012-08-04 by Lisa Barboza
     2014-08-15 by Don Raether
     2015-07-18 by Tohru Ohnuki
     2016-07-24 by Kenny Lotito
     2016-08-13 by Amy Huang (Unsuccessful)
     2016-08-13 by Mat Kelliher (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)
     2016-08-13 by Mat's SC leads (Unsuccessful)
     2016-08-13 by Craig Barlow
     2017-07-11 by Romain Wacziarg
     2017-08-01 by Valerie Norton (GPS Track)
     2017-10-15 by Garrett McLean
     2019-06-22 by Sarah Daou
     2019-08-03 by Marc Lucas
     2019-08-05 by Sean Casserly
     2019-08-05 by Grant Miller (GPS Track)
     2019-08-17 by Jeffrey Kabel
     2019-08-24 by Mat Kelliher (GPS Track)
     2019-08-24 by Mat's SC leads
     2021-05-30 by Cindy Gonzalez
     2021-07-07 by Edward Ricemeyer
     2021-08-29 by Mica Lynn Copernicus (GPS Track)
     2021-08-29 by Ayelet Bitton
     2022-07-02 by Diana D’Andrea
     2022-07-02 by Tay Lee (GPS Track)
     2022-08-06 by Rafee Memon (GPS Track)

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Eastern aspect of Pilot Knob (2012-09-30). Photo by Joseph Del Grosso.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 645 ft/196 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 685 ft/208 m
  Key Col: 11,600 ft/3536 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 1.9 mi/3.06 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 37.3, -118.7667
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Morrow  (NNW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Sierra Nevada
Range4: Central Sierra Nevada
Range5: Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area
Drainage BasinsSan Joaquin
San Francisco Bay
Pacific-Western USA
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Sierra National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: John Muir Wilderness Area
Topo MapMount Hilgard O37118c7 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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Me crossing the final ridge to the summit! (2021-08-29). Photo by Mica Lynn Copernicus.
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