Twin Peaks, California

Prominence: 2123 ft, 647 m

Elevation: 12,323 feet, 3756 meters

True Isolation: 4.79 mi, 7.7 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 12,329 ft / 3758 m
Highest SummitWest Peak
SubpeaksTwin Peaks - East Peak (12,240 ft/3731 m)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)38° 5' 1'' N, 119° 21' 32'' W
38.083553, -119.358775 (Dec Deg)
293127 E 4217713 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionMono

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Lists that contain Twin Peaks:
     Western States Climbers Star Peaks (Rank #60)
     California Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #142)
     Comprehensive Combo Angeles Chapter List (Rank #167)
     Vagmarken Sierra Crest List (Rank #74)
     Western States Climbers List (Rank #119)
     Sierra Club Sierra Peaks Section (Rank #161)
     California Peaks with 1000 feet of Prominence (Rank #142)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 128
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 121)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1995-09-17 by Greg Gerlach
     1996-08-30 by Richard Carey
     1998-08-21 by Bob Burd
     2003-08-09 by Bob Burd
     2010-09-18 by Al Sandorff
     2010-09-18 by Dennis Poulin
     2014-06 by Linda Emerson
     2015-06-20 by Matthew Hengst
     2015-06-20 by Eric Kassan (GPS Track)
     2015-09-04 by Hans Endter
     2016-08-02 by Christopher Wessels
     2017-07-22 by Romain Wacziarg
     2017-08-27 by Clément Guillaume (GPS Track)
     2018-09-03 by Iris Ma
     2019-06-08 by El Puma Verde
     2019-06-30 by Mihai Giurgiulescu (GPS Track)
     2019-10-05 by David Schaper (Unsuccessful)
     2019-10-05 by Ayelet Bitton (GPS Track)
     2019-11-07 by Rafee Memon (GPS Track)
     2019-11-09 by Powen Ru (GPS Track)
     2020-06-25 by Rick Abbott
     2020-07-18 by Sean King
     2020-07-18 by Sean Casserly
     2020-08-22 by Neal Robbins (GPS Track)
     2020-08-26 by Michael Toffey (GPS Track)
     2020-08-26 by Lindsey Jackson (GPS Track)
     2020-10-18 by Yao-Min Chen (GPS Track)
     2020-10-18 by Ken Toyama (GPS Track)
     2021-07-24 by Tay Lee (GPS Track)
     2021-07-24 by Mat Kelliher (GPS Track)
     2022-08-22 by Rob Houghton (GPS Track)
     2022-09-24 by Craig Barlow
     2022-09-24 by Andrew Cox
     2022-10-08 by Andrew Schaper (GPS Track)

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View of Twin Peaks from Virginia Peak, looking along the traverse between the two (2020-07-19). Photo by Bill Carpenter.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2123 ft/647 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 2163 ft/659 m
  Line Parent: Excelsior Mountain
  Key Col: Summit Lake    10,200 ft/3109 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 4.79 mi/7.7 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 38.0642, -119.2742
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Dunderberg Peak  (ESE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Sierra Nevada
Range4: Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada
Range5: Northern Yosemite
Ridges/DividesPacific Crest
Sierra Nevada Crest
Drainage Basins
San Joaquin
San Francisco Bay
Pacific-Western USA
Pacific Ocean
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Yosemite National Park/Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Yosemite Wilderness Area/Hoover Wilderness Area
Topo MapDunderberg Peak O38119a3 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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Horse Creek Glacier as seen traversing from Twin Peaks-East Peak to Twin Peaks (2020-10-18). Photo by Yao-Min Chen.
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South summit of Twin Peaks, where the summit register was located, taken from the north summit of Twin Peaks. Mount Conness is right behind. Left of Conness one can find Mount Ritter and Banner Peak. Right of Conness one can see the highest ridge of Yosemite NP, with Mount Lyell and Mount Maclure. Later we would traverse the ridge from the summit to Virginia Peak, on the lower right of the photo (2020-10-18). Photo by Yao-Min Chen.
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