Phipps Peak, California

Prominence: 434 ft, 133 m

Elevation: 9234 feet, 2815 meters

True Isolation: 1.06 mi, 1.7 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 9238 ft / 2816 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)38° 57' 17'' N, 120° 9' 0'' W
38.95466, -120.149954 (Dec Deg)
746969 E 4315609 N, Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionEl Dorado

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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 101
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 94)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1989-06-17 by JohnE Sarna
     2009-05-13 by Bob Burd
     2009-08-11 by John Fedak
     2009-09-19 by Brad Boester
     2011-09-24 by Scott Joyce
     2014-07-02 by Vic Hanson
     2014-09-19 by Kristine Swigart
     2015-06-28 by David Kensiski (GPS Track)
     2016-06-25 by Marcus Sierra (GPS Track)
     2016-07-10 by Kir Pridatko
     2018-05-27 by Bo Meng (GPS Track)
     2018-09-05 by David Porter
     2020-02-29 by Yao-Min Chen (GPS Track)
     2020-07-13 by Michael Toffey (GPS Track)
     2020-07-15 by Michael Jaskot
     2020-07-21 by Redd Sea
     2020-07-25 by Sean Casserly
     2020-07-25 by Brett Marciasini (GPS Track)
     2020-07-25 by Arthur Marciasini (GPS Track)
     2020-10-15 by Briana Jaskot
     2020-10-24 by Ken Toyama (GPS Track)
     2021-04-02 by Rafee Memon (GPS Track)
     2021-04-02 by Ayelet Bitton

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Phipps Peak from Middle Velma Lake (2015-06-28). Photo by David Kensiski.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 434 ft/133 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 474 ft/145 m
  Line Parent: Peak 9310
  Key Col: 8800 ft/2682 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 1.06 mi/1.7 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 38.97, -120.1492
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Peak 9310  (N)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Sierra Nevada
Range4: Lake Tahoe-Sonora Pass Sierra Nevada
Range5: Desolation-Crystal Range
Ridges/DividesPacific Crest
Sierra Nevada Crest
Drainage Basins
Lake Tahoe
Truckee-Pyramid Lake
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
San Francisco Bay
Pacific-Western USA
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Eldorado National Forest/Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit
Wilderness/Special Area: Desolation Wilderness Area
Topo MapRockbound Valley O38120h2 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
This peak was submitted to the database by Collin Kamholz.
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Other Photos

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Phipps Peak and Middle Velma Lake (2018-05-27). Photo by Bo Meng.
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Phipps Peak (flat top with trees) from Peak 9310 (Haakens Peak), with the taller Dicks Peak right behind Phipps Peak and Mount Agassiz and Mount Price of the Crystal Range to right of Dicks Peak. (2020-02-29). Photo by Yao-Min Chen.
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