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Mount Muir, California


Prominence: 298 ft, 91 m

Elevation: 14,012 feet, 4271 meters


True Isolation: 0.5 mi, 0.8 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 14,018 ft / 4273 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 33' 53'' N, 118° 17' 29'' W
36.564743, -118.291253 (Dec Deg)
384455 E 4047365 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceCalifornia
County/Second Level RegionInyo
Tulare
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     Porcella/Burns California Fourteeners (Rank #13)
     Customary Western USA Fourteeners (Rank #69)
     United States 14,000-foot Peaks (Unranked)
     North America 14,000-foot Peaks (Unranked)
     United States 13,750-foot Peaks (Unranked)
     California 13,500-foot Peaks (Unranked)
     Comprehensive Combo Angeles Chapter List (Rank #10)
     Western States Climbers List (Rank #12)
     Vagmarken Sierra Crest List (Rank #8)
     Sierra Club Sierra Peaks Section (Rank #9)
     Western States Climbers Emblem Peaks (Rank #1)

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered Peakbagger.com users: 374
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 361)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1996-08-11 by Eric Kassan
     2002-10-27 by Romain Wacziarg
     2012-09-08 by BMS 914 (GPS Track)
     2013-06-28 by Marcus Sierra
     2013-09-03 by Patrick ONeill (GPS Track)
     2014-06-26 by Rob Woodall
     2015-08-10 by Sandy Lara
     2015-08-21 by Tony Brown (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)
     2016-07-06 by Coby King
     2016-08-04 by Serguei Okountsev (GPS Track)
     2016-09-21 by Rob Houghton (GPS Track)
     2017-06-08 by Tarush Bali
     2017-09-20 by Adam Lievers
     2017-09-28 by Rafee Memon
     2017-10-01 by Scott Larson (GPS Track)
     2017-10-21 by Ken Kirtley (GPS Track)
     2017-10-21 by Sean Kirtley
     2018-08-18 by Jason Park (GPS Track)
     2018-09-02 by Megan Birdsill
     2018-10-23 by Mike Elliott
     2019-08-11 by Chris Halsch
     2019-08-23 by Aaron Kissel
     2019-10-13 by Mihai Giurgiulescu (GPS Track)
     2019-10-18 by Ben Brownlee (GPS Track)
     2019-11-03 by Powen Ru (GPS Track)
     2020-07-05 by Yao-Min Chen (GPS Track)
     2020-09-06 by Michael Nicklasson
     2020-11-16 by Tyler Hofer

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Mount Whitney viewed from Mount Muir summit (2013-09-03). Photo by Patrick ONeill.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 298 ft/91 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 363 ft/111 m
  Line Parent: Aiguille Extra
  Key Col: 13,714 ft/4180 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.5 mi/0.8 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 36.571943, -118.290405
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Aiguille Extra  (N)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Sierra Nevada
Range4: Sequoia Sierra Nevada
Range5: Mount Whitney Group
Ridges/DividesPacific Crest
Sierra Nevada Crest
Drainage Basins
Kern
South San Joaquin Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
Owens Valley
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Sequoia National Park/Inyo National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Sequoia-Kings Canyon Wilderness Area/John Muir Wilderness Area
Topo MapMount Whitney O36118e3 1:24,000
Route #1 Scramble: Mt. Whitney Trail/West Side
Trailhead: Whiney Portal Campground (Paved Road) 8350 ft/2545 m
Vertical Gain: 5662 ft/1726 m
Distance (one way): 10.75 mi/17.3 km
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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CROWDED SUMMIT REGISTER! (2014-06-30). Photo by JT Newgard.
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On a ledge about 10 feet below the summit (2018-10-23). Photo by Mike Elliott.
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Sloping Ledge, the harder way is to extend your arm, grab the secure hold on the the other side of the rock on top the ledge and pull your body over to the other side. (2020-07-05). Photo by Yao-Min Chen.
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Sloping Ledge: the easier way is to grab the hold as shown on the photo and have your feet on the slab. There is enough friction on the slab so this step feels very secure. (2020-07-05). Photo by Yao-Min Chen.
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