Mount Russell, California

Prominence: 1096 ft, 334 m

Elevation: 14,088 feet, 4294 meters

True Isolation: 0.73 mi, 1.17 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 14,094 ft / 4296 m
SubpeaksMount Russell-East Peak (14,042 ft/4280 m)
Mount Morgenson (13,927 ft/4245 m)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 35' 24'' N, 118° 17' 27'' W
36.590085, -118.290796 (Dec Deg)
384534 E 4050176 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionInyo

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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 336
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 327)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1979-07-11 by Gordon Jacobs
     1983-07-03 by Greg Gerlach
     2003-01-18 by Romain Wacziarg (Unsuccessful)
     2004-06-05 by Romain Wacziarg (Unsuccessful)
     2008-09-06 by Lisa Barboza
     2009-09-02 by Luca Baradel
     2010-09-04 by Amin Faraday
     2013-09-08 by Rakesh .
     2013-09-15 by BMS 914 (GPS Track)
     2014-07-08 by James Morehouse (Unsuccessful)
     2014-07-22 by Kate Ledesma
     2014-09-20 by Chase DuPont (GPS Track)
     2015-07-08 by James Morehouse (GPS Track)
     2016-07-02 by Jaeson Greer (GPS Track)
     2016-07-09 by Scott Larson
     2016-09-10 by Derek Tse (GPS Track)
     2016-09-10 by Robert Bortolin
     2016-09-26 by Cameron McNall (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)
     2017-03-19 by Harvest Mondello (Unsuccessful)
     2017-09-05 by David Saha (GPS Track)
     2018-06-03 by Tom Becht
     2018-07-09 by Jared Shaw
     2018-09-01 by Jack Eichler (GPS Track)
     2019-07-14 by Adam Lievers
     2019-08-12 by Amy Huang
     2019-08-18 by Chris Kallstrand (GPS Track)
     2019-08-23 by Aaron Kissel
     2019-09-15 by Garrett McLean
     2019-10-17 by Ben Brownlee (GPS Track)
     2019-10-21 by Ben R (GPS Track)
     2019-10-22 by Rafee Memon (GPS Track)
     2020-07-19 by Jason Park (GPS Track)
     2020-07-25 by El Puma Verde
     2020-09-06 by Michael Nicklasson
     2021-07-17 by Matt Hooper
     2021-08-10 by Michael Toffey (GPS Track)
     2021-10-09 by Kenny Lotito

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View of Mt. Russell from the summit of Mt. Whitney (1987-08-15). Photo by Richard Carey.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1096 ft/334 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1161 ft/354 m
  Line Parent: Mount Whitney
  Key Col: 12,992 ft/3960 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.73 mi/1.17 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 36.579748, -118.29333
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Whitney  (S)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Sierra Nevada
Range4: Sequoia Sierra Nevada
Range5: Mount Whitney Group
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 Whitney O36118e3 1:24,000
First AscentJune 24, 1926
    Clyde, Norman (United States)
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Fishhook Arete is the twisting ridge on the right clearly defined by its shadow. The descent is off the regular East Ridge route (2003-09). Photo by Robert Garneau.
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South face of Mt. Russell (2016-09-26). Photo by Cameron McNall.
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Our route up Russell with green being class 1-2 and yellow being class 3 (2019-08-23). Photo by Aaron Kissel.
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Summit (2020-07-19). Photo by Jason Park.
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