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Mount Lyell, California


Prominence: 1894 ft, 577 m

Elevation: 13,114 feet, 3997 meters


True Isolation: 5.23 mi, 8.42 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 13,120 ft / 3999 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)37° 44' 22'' N, 119° 16' 18'' W
37.739392, -119.271615 (Dec Deg)
299841 E 4179330 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceCalifornia
County/Second Level RegionMadera
Tuolumne (Highest Point)
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Other Web Sites
     Mount Lyell at SummitPost.org
     Mount Lyell at ListsOfJohn.com
     Weather for Mount Lyell at Mountain-Forecast.com
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Tuolumne, CA by Edward Earl
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Tuolumne, CA by Andy Martin
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Tuolumne, CA by Richard Carey
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Tuolumne, CA by Jobe Wymore
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Tuolumne, CA by Peter Maurer
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Tuolumne, CA by Ron Tagliapietra
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Tuolumne, CA by Kathy Wing

Weather and Snow
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Lists that contain Mount Lyell:
     High Points of Counties Crossed by the Pacific Crest Trail (Rank #8)
     U.S. County High Points over 13,000 feet - 48 States (Rank #48)
     Apex (Toughest) CoHPs (Rank #7)
     Fifty Highest CoHPs in Lower 48 (Rank #42)
     U.S. County High Points over 13,000 feet (Rank #55)
     Fifty Highest CoHPs (Rank #49)
     California County High Points (Rank #7)
     Top 10 County High Points Grid for U.S. States (Rank #32)
     Sierra Peaks Section Emblem Peaks (Rank #12)
     100 Highest CoHPs in Lower 48 (Rank #42)
     100 Highest CoHPs (Rank #49)
     U.S. National Park High Points (Rank #10)
     Sierra Sampler List (Rank #31)
     Western States Climbers Star Peaks (Rank #46)
     Western Contiguous USA CoHPs (Rank #48)
     Western USA CoHPs (Rank #55)
     Vagmarken Sierra Crest List (Rank #51)
     Western States Climbers List (Rank #80)
     California Wilderness High Points (Rank #6)
     Sierra Club Sierra Peaks Section (Rank #92)
(Peak is on over 20 lists; Not all shown here.)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       California County Summits (Suttle)

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered Peakbagger.com users: 203
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 202)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1986-07-04 by Greg Gerlach
     2006-07-08 by Lisa Barboza
     2006-10-28 by Dennis Poulin
     2009-09-11 by Greg Slayden (GPS Track)
     2013-08-04 by Mike Maki (GPS Track)
     2013-08-10 by Mihai Giurgiulescu (GPS Track)
     2015-10-21 by Mike Christiansen (Unsuccessful)
     2015-10-21 by Scott Greco (Unsuccessful)
     2016-07-26 by Christopher Wessels
     2016-10-11 by Grant Miller
     2017-07-08 by Peter Murphy
     2017-07-16 by Mitch Mitchell (GPS Track)
     2017-09-08 by Andrew Kirmse
     2017-09-08 by Marcus Sierra
     2017-09-17 by Clément Guillaume (GPS Track)
     2018-06-10 by Rafee Memon (GPS Track)
     2018-08-22 by Rick Sanchez
     2018-08-25 by Lou Hibbard
     2018-08-30 by David Sanger (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)
     2018-09-06 by Mike Znachko
     2019-08-04 by Jeff Rapp (GPS Track)
     2019-09-05 by Leif Anderson (Unsuccessful)
     2019-09-13 by David Sanger (GPS Track)
     2019-11-05 by Dustin Wittmier (GPS Track)

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The tilted summit plateau of Mount Lyell and the shrinking Lyell Glacier below (2009-09-11).
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1894 ft/577 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1959 ft/597 m
  Line Parent: Mount Ritter
  Key Col: 11,220 ft/3420 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 5.23 mi/8.42 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 37.6892, -119.2
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Ritter  (SE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Sierra Nevada
Range4: Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada
Range5: Ritter Range-East Yosemite
Range6: Southeast Yosemite Crest (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsSan Joaquin
San Francisco Bay
Pacific-Western USA
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Yosemite National Park (Highest Point)
Topo MapMount Lyell O37119f3 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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The Lyell Canyon trail passes through many meadows as it approaches Mount Lyell and other high peaks in the distance (2009-09-10).
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Some very nice suncups at the base of the Lyell Glacier. Some of these were knee- or even thigh-deep. (2016-07-26). Photo by Christopher Wessels.
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