Elevation

11,503 ft / 3,506 m

#466 in California

#2,975 in United States

Prominence

8,282 ft / 2,524 m

#4 in California

#18 in United States

Summits

268 summits

#5 in California

#36 in United States

Top climbing months

July   18%

September  18%

August   13%

Most climbed route

Vivian Creek Trail

15.9 mi • 4,596 ft gain • Class 1

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.
109 summits • 15.9 mi • 4,596 ft gain • 9 hr 31 min • Class 1
5 summits • 19.9 mi • 5,320 ft gain • 10 hr 26 min

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