Alta Peak, California

Prominence: 124 ft, 38 m

Elevation: 11,204 feet, 3415 meters

True Isolation: 0.54 mi, 0.88 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 11,209 ft / 3416 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 35' 26'' N, 118° 39' 48'' W
36.590563, -118.663388 (Dec Deg)
351202 E 4050741 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionTulare

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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 331
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 305)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1987 by SharonMarie Wilcox (GPS Track)
     2004 by Keaton Reed
     2008-10-11 by Chiky De Las Torres
     2013-07-21 by Paul Maurin
     2013-09-21 by Jerry Thomas (GPS Track)
     2014-01-18 by JD Morris (GPS Track)
     2014-07-13 by Paul Maurin
     2015-03-14 by David Sklansky (GPS Track)
     2015-07-04 by Sandy Lara
     2015-11-13 by Roger Bartlett (GPS Track)
     2016-05-07 by Mike Elliott
     2016-07-02 by Marcus Sierra (GPS Track)
     2016-07-31 by Winnette Butler
     2016-07-31 by Mat Kelliher (GPS Track)
     2017-07-09 by Naresh Satyan (GPS Track)
     2017-07-09 by Jason Park (GPS Track)
     2017-08-05 by Yao-Min Chen (GPS Track)
     2017-10-21 by Garrett McLean (GPS Track)
     2018-08-14 by Rich Gillock (GPS Track)
     2018-09-02 by Amy Huang
     2018-09-18 by Simon Sédillot
     2019-06-27 by Jim Haynor (Unsuccessful)
     2020-10-25 by Jack Eichler
     2021-05-22 by John Sheehe (GPS Track)
     2021-06-26 by Robert Luher (GPS Track)
     2021-07-17 by Keith Winston (GPS Track)

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my nephew Schuyler coming down off Alta Peak with me to find the trail (2000-06-11). Photo by JohnE Sarna.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 124 ft/38 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 164 ft/50 m
  Key Col: 11,080 ft/3377 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.54 mi/0.88 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 36.5933, -118.6542
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Peak 11328  (NE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Sierra Nevada
Range4: Sequoia Sierra Nevada
Range5: Western Sequoia-Kings Canyon Area
Drainage BasinsKaweah
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 MapLodgepole O36118e6 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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Pink Snow (2017-07-09). Photo by Jason Park.
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What started it all! (2017-09-10). Photo by Ana Barnett.
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Relaxing (2018-07-15). Photo by Ana Barnett.
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