Crater Mountain, California

Prominence: 1232 ft, 376 m

Elevation: 9172 feet, 2796 meters

True Isolation: 6.88 mi, 11.07 km
Local or Alternate Name(s)Benchmark: Mono Benchmark
Peak TypeUnofficially Named Peak
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)37° 52' 41'' N, 119° 0' 26'' W
37.878038, -119.007125 (Dec Deg)
323479 E 4194182 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionMono

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     Desert Summits Book-Peak List (Rank #67)
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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 63
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 62)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2010-09-30 by Julie Ann Gregg
     2011-06-03 by Brad Boester
     2011-09-26 by Bob Burd
     2016-09-08 by Don Raether
     2017-09-23 by Marcus Sierra (GPS Track)
     2018-05-12 by Lisa Barboza (GPS Track)
     2018-05-28 by Grant Miller
     2019-07-21 by Chad Thomas (GPS Track)
     2019-11-15 by Mihai Giurgiulescu (GPS Track)
     2020-05-23 by Clément Guillaume (GPS Track)
     2020-08-04 by Miriam Khamis
     2020-08-16 by John Fedak
     2021-04-19 by Lindsey Jackson (GPS Track)
     2021-07-25 by James Mack

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The highpoint of Crater Mountain (2018-06-30). Photo by Joseph Del Grosso.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1232 ft/376 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1252 ft/382 m
  Key Col: 7940 ft/2420 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 6.88 mi/11.07 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 37.7867, -119.0575
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Reversed Peak  (SSW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Intermountain West
Range3: Great Basin Ranges
Range4: West Great Basin Ranges
Range5: Mono-Benton-Excelsior Area
Range6: Mono Craters (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsMono Lake
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Inyo National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Mono Basin NSA
Topo MapLee Vining O37119h1 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
This peak was submitted to the database by Brad Boester.
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