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Mount Conness, California


Prominence: 2647 ft, 806 m

Elevation: 12,590 feet, 3837 meters


True Isolation: 7 mi, 11.27 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 12,595 ft / 3839 m
SubpeaksMount Conness-East Buttress (11,720 ft/3572 m)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)37° 58' 1'' N, 119° 19' 18'' W
37.966955, -119.32155 (Dec Deg)
296069 E 4204691 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceCalifornia
County/Second Level RegionMono
Tuolumne
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Lists that contain Mount Conness:
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     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #53)
     Comprehensive Combo Angeles Chapter List (Rank #143)
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     Vagmarken Sierra Crest List (Rank #68)
     California Wilderness High Points (Rank #8)
     Sierra Club Sierra Peaks Section (Rank #137)

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered Peakbagger.com users: 357
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 350)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2002-09-17 by Milda Tautvydas
     2011-08-27 by Eric Kassan (GPS Track)
     2011-10-28 by Brad Boester
     2013-06-29 by Patrick Bergeron (GPS Track)
     2014-08-23 by Nabeel Saeed
     2014-09-20 by Mihai Giurgiulescu (GPS Track)
     2014-09-21 by Mihai Giurgiulescu (GPS Track)
     2015-08-08 by Yao-Min Chen
     2016-07-16 by Connor McEntee (GPS Track)
     2016-08-16 by Andrew Kirmse (GPS Track)
     2016-08-27 by Mat Kelliher (GPS Track)
     2016-10-01 by Amy Huang (Unsuccessful)
     2017-09-03 by Clément Guillaume (GPS Track)
     2017-10-22 by Sam Grant (GPS Track)
     2018-08-03 by Brett Moffatt
     2019-07-24 by Amy Zamora (Unsuccessful)
     2019-08-03 by Jason Park (GPS Track)
     2019-09-13 by Mike Maki (GPS Track)
     2019-10-12 by Jake Robinson
     2020-06-10 by Ian Jones
     2020-06-27 by Michael Toffey (GPS Track)
     2020-06-28 by Ian Culhane (Unsuccessful)
     2020-06-28 by Bob Burdalski (Unsuccessful)
     2020-08-01 by El Puma Verde
     2020-08-03 by Christopher Wessels (GPS Track)
     2020-08-08 by Paul Lucas

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Mount Conness from Mt.Dana (2015-07-29). Photo by Serguei Okountsev.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2647 ft/806 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 2647 ft/806 m
  Line Parent: Mount Dana
  Key Col: Tioga Pass    9943 ft/3031 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 7 mi/11.27 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 37.9017, -119.2233
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Dana  (SE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Sierra Nevada
Range4: Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada
Range5: Northern Yosemite (Highest Point)
Ridges/DividesPacific Crest
Sierra Nevada Crest
Drainage Basins
Mono Lake
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
San Joaquin
San Francisco Bay
Pacific-Western USA
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Yosemite National Park/Inyo National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Yosemite Wilderness Area/Hoover Wilderness Area (Highest Point)
Topo MapTioga Pass O37119h3 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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White Mtn left, Mt Conness Right (2018-10-28). Photo by John Morrow.
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The classy Northeast Ridge of Mount Conness (2016-08-20). Photo by Christopher Wessels.
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Pitch 2 of Mount Conness West Ridge (2016-09-05). Photo by Emily Cheng.
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At the summit of Polly Dome. Skyline: Conness (L), Dana (R) (2016-07-12). Photo by Weiwei Yin.
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Top-down view of the 1500+ ft West Face of Mount Conness. The route begins in a broad chute with a bouldery run-out. Midway up the face, the chute splits around the prominent rib seen here with the thumb-shaped tower. I took the rightward (southern) fork, which follows the c-shaped scar seen in the middle of the photo. It think the route is supposed to cut over to the West Ridge (photo-left) for the last 100 feet, but it was hard for me to understand exactly where I was at this point, so instead I climbed directly up to the summit ridge via the dihedral/crack featured in the bottom-right quadrant of the photo. That might have made it tougher for me, but at any rate I quickly reached a point where I had no comfortable chance of retreating and finding easier passage (2020-08-03). Photo by Christopher Wessels.
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Virginia Peak from the south ridge of Twin Peaks, with Stanton Peak on its right and Mount Conness and North Peak in the distant left. (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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