Elephant Rocks State Park High Point, Missouri

Prominence: 95 ft, 29 m

Elevation: 1320+ feet, 402+ meters

True Isolation: 0.87 mi, 1.4 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 1320 - 1340 ft
    (20-foot closed contour)
Peak TypeUnnamed High Point
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)37° 39' 17'' N, 90° 41' 16'' W
37.654853, -90.687871 (Dec Deg)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionIron

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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 6
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Selected Trip Reports:
     2012-04-21 by William Musser
     2017-06-09 by Keaton Reed

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Very interesting granite formations that are over billion years old. Many fun scrambling rocks. Top boulder of park is not a class 3 and most people summit the park on the boulder next to it about 10 feet lower with class 3.
Middlebrook Hill (to the east)and the small mountain to the west are both near higher neighbors but both are connected by a saddle just south to southeast of this formation. The roadway bisects the saddle as the highest col at an elevation above 1,220. Since neither the peak countour of 1,300 not the col have exact elevations it could both could be higher.Phone GPS altimeter gave 1,310 on boulder next to tallest so day 1,320 at HP (estimated) and confirmed that the lower parking lot road entrance to park was just at or below 1,200 as shown on USGS so estimate of col is 1,225

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Prominence  Clean Prominence: 95 ft/29 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 115 ft/35 m
  Key Col: 1225 ft/373 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.87 mi/1.4 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 37.6667, -90.6825
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Middlebrook Hill  (NNE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: North America Plains
Range3: Ozark Highlands
Range4: Ozark Plateau
Range5: Saint Francois Mountains
Drainage BasinsMississippi
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Elephant Rocks State Park
Topo MapGraniteville O37090f6 1:24,000
Data SourcePartially verified user peak addition
This peak was submitted to the database by William Musser.

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