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North Black Rock Pass Peak, California


Prominence: 812 ft, 247 m

Elevation: 12,172 feet, 3710 meters


True Isolation: 2.13 mi, 3.43 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 12,177 ft / 3712 m
Peak TypeUnnamed Peak
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 29' 28'' N, 118° 33' 18'' W
36.491238, -118.555082 (Dec Deg)
360713 E 4039560 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceCalifornia
County/Second Level RegionTulare
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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered Peakbagger.com users: 7
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Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2004-10 a by William Musser
     2013-09-20 by Bob Burd

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The Great Western divide in Sequoia has a brutal western approach from Cliff Creek Trail that ascends from around 5,600 EL at Cliff Creek near Redwood Meadow Grove up the Black Rock Pass at around 11,700. The North Peak gaurding the pass is 12,172 according to the USGS. Tallest nearby mountain following the saddle north is Lippincott Mtn at 12,265 thus putting the Col at the saddle around 11780 and the deepest saddle north of Mount Eisen at around 11,300. Mount Eisen is the peak just north of this peak but with a peak of only 12,150 +/- so used Lippincott Mtn. instead.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 812 ft/247 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 852 ft/259 m
  Line Parent: Lippincott Mountain
  Key Col: 11,360 ft/3463 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 2.13 mi/3.43 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 36.5217, -118.5633
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Lippincott Mountain  (NNW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Sierra Nevada
Range4: Sequoia Sierra Nevada
Range5: Great Western Divide
Drainage Basins
Kern
Tulare Lake Bed
South San Joaquin Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
Kaweah
Tulare Lake Bed
South San Joaquin Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Sequoia National Park
Wilderness/Special Area: Sequoia-Kings Canyon Wilderness Area
Topo MapMineral King O36118d5 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
This peak was submitted to the Peakbagger.com database by William Musser.



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