Sunset Peak, California

Prominence: 1273 ft, 388 m

Elevation: 5796 feet, 1767 meters

True Isolation: 1.96 mi, 3.15 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 5799 ft / 1768 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)34° 13' 0'' N, 117° 41' 22'' W
34.216648, -117.689358 (Dec Deg)
436501 E 3786393 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionLos Angeles

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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 409
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 379)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2009-03-14 by Ross Doering
     2009-05-17 by Coby King (GPS Track)
     2010-11-06 by Winnette Butler
     2010-11-06 by Mat Kelliher
     2010-11-06 by Amin Faraday
     2013-10-27 by Mihai Giurgiulescu (GPS Track)
     2013-11-03 by Marit Chrislock-Lauterbach
     2014-01-29 by Patrick ONeill (GPS Track)
     2014-10-16 by Max Rees (GPS Track)
     2015-06-26 by Jim Wick (GPS Track)
     2016-01-01 by Asher Waxman
     2016-04-10 by Keith Robinson
     2016-06-08 by David Comerzan
     2016-08-07 by Asher Waxman (Unsuccessful)
     2017-06-21 by Robert Luher (GPS Track)
     2017-12-09 by Amy Huang
     2018-03-24 by Michael Sullivan (GPS Track)
     2018-07-29 by Kisuk Leem (GPS Track)
     2018-09-09 by Kate Ledesma (GPS Track)
     2018-11-25 by Eric Chu (GPS Track)
     2018-11-25 by William Chen (GPS Track)
     2018-11-25 by Robert Luher (GPS Track)
     2019-11-30 by Mat Kelliher (Unsuccessful)
     2020-01-11 by Gordon Jenkins (GPS Track)
     2020-01-11 by Chris Feifer (GPS Track)
     2020-03-29 by Aaron Kissel
     2020-05-03 by John Sheehe
     2020-10-31 by William Chen (GPS Track)
     2020-11-28 by Roy Randall (GPS Track)
     2021-04-29 by Brian Banker
     2021-05-24 by Winnette Butler
     2021-05-24 by Bruce Craig

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Click on photo for original larger-size version.
Looking south down the canyon about halfway to the top (2014-10-16). Photo by Max Rees.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1273 ft/388 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1273 ft/388 m
  Key Col: 4523 ft/1379 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 1.96 mi/3.15 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 34.2433, -117.6775
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Lookout Mountain  (NNE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Central and Southern California Ranges
Range4: Transverse Ranges
Range5: San Gabriel Mountains
Drainage Basins
San Gabriel
Pacific-Western USA
Pacific Ocean
Santa Ana
Pacific-Western USA
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Angeles National Forest
Topo MapMount Baldy O34117b6 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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