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Whale Peak, California


Prominence: 2700 ft, 823 m

Elevation: 5349 feet, 1630 meters


True Isolation: 9.47 mi, 15.24 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 5351 ft / 1631 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)33° 1' 46'' N, 116° 18' 58'' W
33.029464, -116.316208 (Dec Deg)
563856 E 3654761 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceCalifornia
County/Second Level RegionSan Diego
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Lists that contain Whale Peak:
     Hundred Peaks Section Star Emblem Peaks (Rank #44)
     Sierra Club Hundred Peaks Section (Rank #247)
     California Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #68)
     Comprehensive Combo Angeles Chapter List (Rank #554)
     San Diego 100 Peaks List (Rank #22)
     Desert Summits Book-Peak List (Rank #225)
     California Peaks with 1000 feet of Prominence (Rank #68)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Desert Summits (Zdon)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered Peakbagger.com users: 430
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 397)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2001-03-25 by Winnette Butler
     2007-03-10 by Dennis Poulin
     2008-03-12 by Scott Surgent
     2009-02-07 by Amin Faraday
     2010-01-31 by Mat Kelliher
     2011-04-17 by Derek Loranger
     2011-10-02 by Matt Looney (GPS Track)
     2013-01-31 by Joel Hawk
     2013-02-17 by Marit Chrislock
     2013-04-21 by Michael Sullivan (GPS Track)
     2013-12-12 by Patrick ONeill (GPS Track)
     2014-12-07 by Marit Chrislock
     2015-02-07 by Bob Ramsey
     2015-02-16 by Bob Bolton (GPS Track)
     2015-02-16 by Don Nelsen
     2015-03-29 by Mark Lyons
     2015-11-15 by Mihai Giurgiulescu (GPS Track)
     2016-01-17 by Eric Chu (GPS Track)
     2016-01-17 by Jason Park (GPS Track)
     2016-01-23 by Maddie Dolan
     2016-02-14 by Eric Kassan (GPS Track)
     2016-02-17 by Barry Schmitt (GPS Track)
     2016-02-20 by Zach Smith
     2016-02-27 by Pat Wells
     2016-09-17 by Sandy Lara
     2016-12-19 by Dean Gaudet (GPS Track)
     2016-12-19 by David Sanger (GPS Track)
     2017-03-05 by Ginger Partyka
     2017-12-27 by Erik Korporaal (GPS Track)
     2017-12-28 by David Porter
     2018-01-27 by Robert Luher (GPS Track)
     2018-11-17 by Jim Wick (GPS Track)
     2018-12-20 by Jim Conant (GPS Track)
     2019-01-05 by Thomas Brennan (GPS Track)
     2019-02-09 by Amy Huang
     2019-02-18 by Coby King (GPS Track)
     2020-01-18 by Chloë Sells (GPS Track)
     2020-01-25 by Ross Doering (GPS Track)
     2020-01-25 by Mat Kelliher (GPS Track)
     2020-01-26 by Gordon Jenkins (GPS Track)
     2020-09-26 by Garret Stoops (GPS Track)
     2020-12-19 by Travis Curry (GPS Track)
     2021-02-20 by Chad Thomas (GPS Track)
     2021-03-30 by Miriam Khamis (GPS Track)
     2021-05-09 by JT Newgard
     2021-11-21 by Christopher O'Dea (GPS Track)
     2022-01-22 by Jason Park (GPS Track)
     2022-04-01 by Chad Reynolds (GPS Track)

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Whale Peak from Stage BM (2011-12-31). Photo by Mark McCormick.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2700 ft/823 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 2700 ft/823 m
  Key Col: Old Overland Stage Route    2649 ft/807 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 9.47 mi/15.24 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 33.05, -116.4775
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Granite Mountain  (W)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Central and Southern California Ranges
Range4: Peninsular Southern California Ranges
Range5: San Diego Area Ranges
Drainage BasinsSalton Sea
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Anza-Borrego Desert State Park
Topo MapWhale Peak O33116a3 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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GPX route to Whale Peak from Pictographs Trailhead (2017-12-27). Photo by Erik Korporaal.
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Hundreds of years old pictographs near the beginning of the ridge climb to Whale Peak (2017-12-27). Photo by Erik Korporaal.
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February 2019 ascent (2019-02-09). Photo by Olga Ordonez.
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Whale Peak from atop Granite Mountain (2019-03-24). Photo by Chris Griffith.
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