Dry Mountain, California

Prominence: 3594 ft, 1095 m

Elevation: 8674 feet, 2644 meters

True Isolation: 7.72 mi, 12.42 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 8678 ft / 2645 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 54' 33'' N, 117° 35' 52'' W
36.909034, -117.597779 (Dec Deg)
446748 E 4084948 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionInyo

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Lists that contain Dry Mountain:
     USA Lower 48 Top 400 Peaks by Prominence (Rank #218)
     Western States Climbers Star Peaks (Rank #112)
     California Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #26)
     Sierra Club Desert Peaks Section (Rank #26)
     Comprehensive Combo Angeles Chapter List (Rank #304)
     Western States Climbers List (Rank #255)
     Desert Summits Book-Peak List (Rank #93)
     California Peaks with 1000 feet of Prominence (Rank #26)
     Bartell's Death Valley National Park List (Rank #9)

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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 143
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 127)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1990-03-10 by Richard Carey
     2005-06-04 by Candace Skalet
     2006-04-22 by Richard Carey (GPS Track)
     2007-12-05 by Bob Burd
     2011-03-19 by Greg Gerlach
     2013-01-05 by Mat Kelliher
     2013-01-05 by Matthew Hengst (GPS Track)
     2013-03-08 by BMS 914 (GPS Track)
     2014-03-09 by James Morehouse (GPS Track)
     2015-11-14 by Eric Kassan (GPS Track)
     2016-04-19 by Greg Gerlach (GPS Track)
     2017-10-19 by James Morehouse (GPS Track)
     2017-12-09 by Garrett McLean (GPS Track)
     2017-12-09 by Craig Barlow
     2019-04-26 by Sandy Lara
     2019-04-26 by Ray Thompson
     2020-01-19 by Adam Lievers
     2020-03-24 by Jason Park (GPS Track)
     2020-04-04 by Mihai Giurgiulescu (GPS Track)
     2020-09-19 by Kurt T (GPS Track)
     2020-11-07 by Josef Nuernberger
     2021-04-09 by Sandy Lara
     2021-11-26 by Clément Guillaume (GPS Track)
     2022-01-16 by Rob Woodall (GPS Track)
     2023-04-14 by Brice V (GPS Track)

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Dry Mountain from the east (DPS Route A)at about 7400' in elevation. (2016-04-19). Photo by Greg Gerlach.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 3594 ft/1096 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 3634 ft/1108 m
  Key Col: 5080 ft/1548 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 7.72 mi/12.42 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 36.8883, -117.4608
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Tin Mountain  (E)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Intermountain West
Range3: Great Basin Ranges
Range4: West Great Basin Ranges
Range5: Panamint Range
Drainage BasinsSaline Valley
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Death Valley National Park
Wilderness/Special Area: Death Valley Wilderness Area
Topo MapDry Mountain O36117h5 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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Telescope Peak and the Racetrack Playa from the summit of Dry Mountain (2019-04-26). Photo by Ray Thompson.
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Summit (2020-03-24). Photo by Jason Park.
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Map snippet showing my route on June 4, 2005 (2005-06-04). Photo by Candace Skalet.
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