Whale Peak, California

Prominence: 120 ft, 36 m

Elevation: 280+ feet, 85+ meters

True Isolation: 0.13 mi, 0.2 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 280 - 320 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 27' 7'' N, 121° 55' 36'' W
36.451956, -121.926758 (Dec Deg)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionMonterey

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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 38
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 38)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2011-03-31 by Bob Burd
     2014-02-01 by Bob Burd
     2014-02-17 by Michael Sullivan (GPS Track)
     2015-05-30 by Julie Ann Gregg
     2016-01-10 by Winnette Butler
     2016-12-04 by Colin Gregory (GPS Track)
     2017-01-19 by Julie Ann Gregg
     2020-01-28 by Eric Lombardo (GPS Track)
     2020-03-08 by Clint Baechle
     2020-09-06 by Jason Pair

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Whale Peak is in Garrapata State Park just south of Carmel by the Sea. It is not marked on the topo map but is in several local hiking books and maps. Great views of the Pacific Ocean and Big Sur.
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From across Highway 1 (2020-03-08). Photo by Clint Baechle.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 120 ft/36 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 200 ft/60 m
  Key Col: 160 ft/49 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.13 mi/0.2 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 36.4508, -121.925
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Puerta del Diablo  (SE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Central and Southern California Ranges
Range4: Central California Coast Ranges
Range5: Santa Lucia Range
Drainage BasinsPacific-Western USA
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Point Lobos State Reserve
Topo MapSoberanes Point O36121d8 1:24,000
Data SourcePartially verified user peak addition
This peak was submitted to the database by Michael Sullivan.
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