The Thumb, California

Prominence: 594 ft, 181 m

Elevation: 13,356 feet, 4071 meters

True Isolation: 0.9 mi, 1.44 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 13,362 ft / 4073 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)37° 4' 17'' N, 118° 26' 46'' W
37.071449, -118.446007 (Dec Deg)
371457 E 4103776 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionInyo

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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 107
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 99)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1986-05-25 by Greg Gerlach
     2006-08-09 by Bob Burd
     2011-08-20 by Bob Burd
     2016-07 by Linda Emerson
     2017-07-29 by Robert Bortolin
     2017-09-26 by Rafee Memon (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)
     2019-06-11 by AJ Kaufmann
     2019-06-23 by Romain Wacziarg
     2020-05-17 by Cindy Gonzalez
     2020-05-17 by Lorenzo Virgen (GPS Track)
     2020-06-13 by David Saha (GPS Track)
     2020-07-11 by Kurt T (GPS Track)
     2020-07-21 by Lindsey Jackson
     2020-07-26 by Jason Pair
     2020-08-14 by Jeff Moffat (GPS Track)
     2020-08-30 by Sarah Daou (GPS Track)
     2021-04-04 by Craig Barlow
     2021-06-05 by Amy Huang (Unsuccessful)
     2022-05-13 by Ben FR (GPS Track)

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Morning light on The Thumb (high point to the right) and Ed Lane Peak (to the left) from Birch Lake (2021-06-06). Photo by Bill Carpenter.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 594 ft/181 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 594 ft/181 m
  Key Col: 12,762 ft/3890 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.9 mi/1.44 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 37.0608, -118.4367
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Ed Lane Peak  (SE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Sierra Nevada
Range4: Central Sierra Nevada
Range5: Palisades
Drainage BasinsOwens Valley
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Inyo National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: John Muir Wilderness Area
Topo MapSplit Mountain O37118a4 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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