Merriam Peak, California

Prominence: 863 ft, 263 m

Elevation: 13,103 feet, 3994 meters

True Isolation: 0.61 mi, 0.99 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 13,109 ft / 3996 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)37° 18' 32'' N, 118° 45' 55'' W
37.308938, -118.765331 (Dec Deg)
343559 E 4130606 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionFresno

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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 139
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Selected Trip Reports:
     1988-09-04 by Greg Gerlach
     2005-08-06 by Bob Burd
     2007-09-11 by Don Raether
     2014-06-10 by Romain Wacziarg
     2014-09-13 by Kathy Wing (GPS Track)
     2014-09-28 by Craig Barlow
     2016-08-09 by Rob Houghton (GPS Track)
     2016-08-10 by David Pletcher (Unsuccessful)
     2016-09-03 by Matthew Hengst (GPS Track)
     2018-08-04 by Rafee Memon
     2018-08-18 by Garrett McLean (GPS Track)
     2018-08-18 by Roger Bartlett (GPS Track)
     2019-09-15 by Sandy Lara
     2020-07-15 by Christopher Wessels (GPS Track)
     2020-07-31 by JT Newgard
     2020-08-13 by Michael Toffey (GPS Track)
     2020-08-15 by Kurt T
     2022-08-27 by Tay Lee (GPS Track)
     2022-08-27 by Jason Sudo

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Click on photo for original larger-size version.
Merriam from Merriam-Royce Saddle, with a nice view of the awesome north buttress (2018-08-18). Photo by Garrett McLean.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 863 ft/263 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 903 ft/275 m
  Key Col: 12,240 ft/3731 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.61 mi/0.99 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 37.3167, -118.7708
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Royce Peak  (NNW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Sierra Nevada
Range4: Central Sierra Nevada
Range5: Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area
Drainage BasinsSan Joaquin
San Francisco Bay
Pacific-Western USA
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Sierra National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: John Muir Wilderness Area
Topo MapMount Hilgard O37118c7 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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