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
County/Second Level RegionInyo

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     Vagmarken Sierra Crest List (Rank #8)
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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 342
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 332)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1996-08-11 by Eric Kassan
     2001-08-12 by Bob Burd
     2002-08-24 by Bob Burd
     2002-10-27 by Romain Wacziarg
     2012-07-27 by Joe Kenny
     2012-09-08 by BMS 914 (GPS Track)
     2013-06-28 by Marcus Sierra
     2013-08-26 by Bob Burd
     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
     2019-08-23 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)

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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
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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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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