Elevation

11,499 ft / 3,505 m

#562 in California

#3,400 in United States

Prominence

8,294 ft / 2,528 m

#4 in California

#18 in United States

Summits

309 summits

#5 in California

#39 in United States

Top climbing months

July   17%

September  16%

August   13%

Most climbed route

Vivian Creek Trail

19.9 mi • 5,320 ft gain

Highlights

  • Highest peak in southern California and the 7th most prominent in the contiguous US (8,294 ft prominence).
  • Only mountain in Southern California with a summit a significant distance above the tree line
  • Longest recorded line of sight in the contiguous United States; it is plainly visible from the summit of Mount Whitney, 190 miles away
  • Several trails lead to the broad summit of San Gorgonio Mountain. Most routes require well over 4,000 ft of elevation gain.
  • San Gorgonio is the highest point in San Bernardino County.
117 summits • 19.9 mi • 5,320 ft gain • 9 hr 30 min
2 summits • 21.0 mi • 4,410 ft gain • 13 hr 42 min
1 summit • 15.4 mi • 3,887 ft gain • 9 hr 56 min
1 summit • 15.9 mi • 4,596 ft gain • 10 hr 36 min • Class 1

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