Caltech Peak, California

Prominence: 512 ft, 156 m

Elevation: 13,832 feet, 4216 meters

True Isolation: 0.53 mi, 0.85 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 13,838 ft / 4218 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 41' 20'' N, 118° 23' 26'' W
36.688977, -118.39063 (Dec Deg)
375762 E 4061271 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionTulare

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Lists that contain Caltech Peak:
     United States 13,750-foot Peaks (Rank #138)
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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 96
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 83)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2009-08-08 by Lisa Barboza
     2009-08-15 by Bob Burd
     2010-07-31 by Greg Gerlach
     2015-09-11 by Kenny Lotito
     2020-07-10 by Craig Barlow
     2020-07-26 by Romain Wacziarg
     2020-08-15 by Marcus SD (GPS Track)
     2020-09-05 by Ayelet Bitton
     2021-07-17 by Marc Lucas
     2021-08-16 by Dana Felthauser
     2021-08-16 by Lindsey Jackson (GPS Track)
     2022-08-13 by Sean Casserly (GPS Track)

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Caltech Peak as I approach from the south along the JMT (2020-07-10). Photo by Craig Barlow.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 512 ft/156 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 577 ft/176 m
  Line Parent: Gregorys Monument - South Peak
  Key Col: 13,320 ft/4060 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.53 mi/0.85 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 36.6967, -118.3917
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Gregorys Monument - South Peak  (N)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Sierra Nevada
Range4: Sequoia Sierra Nevada
Range5: Mount Whitney Group
Range6: Kings-Kern Divide
Drainage BasinsKern
South San Joaquin Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Sequoia National Park
Wilderness/Special Area: Sequoia-Kings Canyon Wilderness Area
Topo MapMount Brewer O36118f4 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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