Porter Peak, California

Prominence: 501 ft, 153 m

Elevation: 9101 feet, 2774 meters

True Isolation: 3.09 mi, 4.97 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 9105 ft / 2775 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 3' 0'' N, 117° 3' 22'' W
36.049866, -117.056243 (Dec Deg)
494934 E 3989481 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionInyo

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Lists that contain Porter Peak:
     Sierra Club Desert Peaks Section (Rank #23)
     Comprehensive Combo Angeles Chapter List (Rank #283)
     Desert Summits Book-Peak List (Rank #72)
     Bartell's Death Valley National Park List (Rank #5)

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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 126
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 113)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1995-10-07 by Asher Waxman
     2007-04-26 by Bob Burd
     2007-11-03 by Greg Gerlach
     2014-05-04 by James Morehouse (GPS Track)
     2014-05-18 by Rich Stephens
     2014-05-18 by James Morehouse (GPS Track)
     2014-05-18 by BMS 914 (GPS Track)
     2015-01-09 by Bob Burd
     2016-04-17 by James Barlow (GPS Track)
     2017-11-18 by Adam Walker
     2018-02-03 by Bob Burd
     2019-03-27 by Nathan Ayotte
     2020-01-26 by Lorenzo Virgen (GPS Track)
     2020-05-16 by Mihai Giurgiulescu (GPS Track)
     2020-10-31 by Jason Park (GPS Track)
     2020-11-02 by Sandy Lara
     2020-12-12 by Bill Carpenter
     2021-04-24 by Miriam Khamis
     2021-10-10 by TJ Kodras (GPS Track)

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Porter Peak from Sentinel Peak (2016-04-17). Photo by Greg Gerlach.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 501 ft/153 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 541 ft/165 m
  Key Col: 8600 ft/2621 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 3.09 mi/4.97 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 36.09, -117.0808
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Sentinel Peak-Southwest Summit  (NNW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Intermountain West
Range3: Great Basin Ranges
Range4: West Great Basin Ranges
Range5: Panamint Range
Drainage BasinsDeath Valley
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Death Valley National Park
Wilderness/Special Area: Death Valley Wilderness Area
Topo MapPanamint O36117a1 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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