Banner Peak, California

Prominence: 863 ft, 263 m

Elevation: 12,936 feet, 3943 meters

True Isolation: 0.57 mi, 0.91 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 12,942 ft / 3945 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)37° 41' 48'' N, 119° 11' 41'' W
37.69657, -119.19466 (Dec Deg)
306511 E 4174416 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionMadera

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     Sierra Sampler List (Rank #38)
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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 140
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 141)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1949-07-03 by Frederick Johnson
     1994-08-19 by Richard Carey
     1996-07-02 by Bob Burd
     2002-09-22 by Bob Burd
     2003-07-04 by Greg Gerlach
     2003-08-10 by Bob Burd
     2011-08-11 by Gregory Phillips
     2012-08-14 by Sandy Lara
     2012-08-22 by Nicholas Geoghegan (Unsuccessful)
     2012-08-25 by Nick Geo (Unsuccessful)
     2013-07-06 by Mihai Giurgiulescu (GPS Track)
     2013-08-04 by Emily Cheng (Unsuccessful)
     2014-06-15 by Romain Wacziarg
     2015-05-31 by JT Newgard
     2017-09-17 by Ben R (GPS Track)
     2018-07-04 by Jesse Rothert
     2018-08-20 by Yao-Min Chen (GPS Track)
     2018-08-25 by Sean Casserly
     2018-09-08 by Paul Hill
     2018-09-29 by Matthew Stephens
     2019-07-08 by AJ Kaufmann
     2019-09-06 by Ricardo Soria

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Mount Ritter and Banner Peak are reflected in Shadow Lake on a bluebird morning (2009-09-09).
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 863 ft/263 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 928 ft/283 m
  Line Parent: Mount Ritter
  Key Col: 12,073 ft/3680 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.57 mi/0.91 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 37.6892, -119.1992
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Ritter  (SSW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Sierra Nevada
Range4: Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada
Range5: Ritter Range-East Yosemite
Range6: Ritter Range
Drainage BasinsSan Joaquin
San Francisco Bay
Pacific-Western USA
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Inyo National Forest/Sierra National Forest
Topo MapMount Ritter O37119f2 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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CRIS ON THE SOUTH SUMMIT (2015-05-31). Photo by JT Newgard.
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Ediza Lake, Mt Ritter & Banner Pk in background (2017-09-12). Photo by Matt Williams.
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Banner Peak summit shot where the summit register was. (2018-08-20). Photo by Yao-Min Chen.
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