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Whitaker Lookout, California


Prominence: 120 ft, 37 m

Elevation: 4120 feet, 1256 meters


True Isolation: 0.56 mi, 0.91 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 4123 ft / 1257 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)34° 34' 3'' N, 118° 44' 34'' W
34.567544, -118.742841 (Dec Deg)
340122 E 3826467 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceCalifornia
County/Second Level RegionLos Angeles
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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered Peakbagger.com users: 32
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 30)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2011-01-22 by Asher Waxman
     2012-11-27 by Valerie Norton (GPS Track)
     2015-12-18 by Bruce Craig
     2016-12-15 by Mihai Giurgiulescu (GPS Track)
     2017-03-02 by Julie Ann Gregg
     2017-11-16 by Coby King (GPS Track)
     2019-05-27 by John Sheehe

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This and Whitaker Peak are both named on the LPNF map. The lookout was said to have been moved to nearby Slide Mountain. View is panoramic.
Also, Whitaker "Peak" (I think the anemometer is at Whitaker Lookout) often records among the highest wind speeds,e.g.: NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
1241 PM PDT FRI APR 15 2011

...SIGNIFICANT WIND GUSTS SINCE 941 AM PDT FRIDAY...

LOS ANGELES COUNTY PEAK WIND GUST
MALIBU HILLS.........................NORTH 46 MPH.
NEWHALL PASS.........................NORTH 37 MPH.
CAMP NINE............................NORTH 53 MPH.
CHILAO...............................NORTHEAST 32 MPH.
CLEAR CREEK..........................SOUTH 34 MPH.
SANDBERG.............................NORTH 31 MPH.
WHITAKER PEAK........................NORTHWEST 79 MPH.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 120 ft/37 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 160 ft/49 m
  Key Col: 4000 ft/1219 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.56 mi/0.91 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 34.5725, -118.735
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Whitaker Peak  (NE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Central and Southern California Ranges
Range4: Transverse Ranges
Range5: Ventura Ranges
Range6: Sespe Condor Area
Drainage BasinsSanta Clara
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Angeles National Forest
Topo MapWhitaker Peak O34118e6 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
This peak was submitted to the Peakbagger.com database by Asher Waxman.



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