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Non-Sierra California 10,000-foot Peaks

Ranked Peaks have 300 feet of Clean Prominence

RankPeak Elev-M
(Opt)
 Prom-M
(Opt)
Range (Level 5)Isol-KmAscent Date
 White Mountain Peak43422193White Mountains108.6 
 Mount Shasta43172982Mount Shasta Area538.7 
 White Mountains Peak 13908423957White Mountains1.3 
 White Mountains Peak 136154150117White Mountains1.6 
 Mount Dubois4133719White Mountains15.5 
 The Jumpoff412136White Mountains3.4 
 Montgomery Peak4097386White Mountains2.9 
 Mount Barcroft3975147White Mountains5.7 
 Thumb Rock393937Mount Shasta Area.9 
 East Headley Peak388783White Mountains3.5 
 Mount Hogue3887119White Mountains6.6 
 Headley Peak386460White Mountains.7 
 Piute Mountain3840292White Mountains5.1 
 Sheep Mountain3809163White Mountains1.7 
 Shastina3758149Mount Shasta Area2.2 
 Limestone Peak374336White Mountains.8 
 Peak 11784359281White Mountains2.7 
 Cottonwood Benchmark356933White Mountains1.9 
 Mount Patterson35581278Pine Nut-Sweetwater Ranges29.8 
 Wheeler Peak3555117Pine Nut-Sweetwater Ranges2.5 
 Campito Mountain3535365White Mountains3.5 
 Benton Point3509156White Mountains3.0 
 San Gorgonio Mountain35052528San Bernardino Mountains261.5 
 Mount Patterson-Northwest Peak348785Pine Nut-Sweetwater Ranges1.2 
 South Sister3475256Pine Nut-Sweetwater Ranges4.4 
 Blanco Mountain3450280White Mountains4.9 
 Indian Peak3443163White Mountains2.4 
 County Line Hill3438219White Mountains2.1 
 Jepson Peak341550San Bernardino Mountains1.4 
 Glass Mountain3414988Mono-Benton-Excelsior Area26.0 
 Shastarama Point339441Mount Shasta Area1.5 
 Glass Mountain-North Peak339074Mono-Benton-Excelsior Area1.0 
 Waucoba Mountain33901207Inyo Mountains32.2 
 Keynot Peak3384944Inyo Mountains27.5 
 Cold Benchmark3377280White Mountains7.9 
 Telescope Peak33671892Panamint Range92.0 
 Bighorn Mountain3352121San Bernardino Mountains1.1 
 Mount Inyo3345309Inyo Mountains3.7 
 Inyo Peak 33413341381Inyo Mountains7.4 
 White Mountains Peak 109203340194White Mountains4.2 
 Anderson Peak3316280San Bernardino Mountains5.2 
 Glass Mountain Ridge3316118Mono-Benton-Excelsior Area1.3 
 White Mountains Radio Facility3316122White Mountains2.1 
 Bucks Peak3313143White Mountains2.2 
 Dragons Head331269San Bernardino Mountains1.1 
 Middle Sister3308272Pine Nut-Sweetwater Ranges2.8 
 San Jacinto Peak33042548San Jacinto Mountains32.7 
 Charlton Peak329487San Bernardino Mountains1.6 
 Blue Benchmark-North Peak328092Inyo Mountains1.8 
 Blue Benchmark326919Inyo Mountains.6 
 Shields Peak326748San Bernardino Mountains1.2 
 Little Charlton Peak326041San Bernardino Mountains.6 
 San Bernardino East Peak325965San Bernardino Mountains1.4 
 Mexican Mine Peak3255195White Mountains1.9 
 Jean Peak325282San Jacinto Mountains1.0 
 New York Butte3252362Inyo Mountains7.1 
 San Bernardino Peak324676San Bernardino Mountains1.2 
 Kelty Peak324090Mono-Benton-Excelsior Area1.2 
 Tres Plumas Peak3228107White Mountains6.6 
 Alto Diablo322050San Bernardino Mountains.8 
 Little Dobbs Peak321836San Bernardino Mountains.8 
 Peak 31983198138Inyo Mountains2.5 
 Dobbs Peak318830San Bernardino Mountains1.0 
 Lassen Peak31871594Lassen Peak Area114.9 
 Peak 10452318695Pine Nut-Sweetwater Ranges4.4 
 South Telescope Peak318588Panamint Range2.3 
 Inyo Peak 104143174223Inyo Mountains2.8 
 Marion Mountain315885San Jacinto Mountains1.4 
 Squaw Peak3157219Inyo Mountains3.6 
 Inyo Peak 103073148149Inyo Mountains2.8 
 Peak 3146314686Inyo Mountains1.0 
 Station Peak3144193White Mountains4.4 
 Grinnell Mountain3135146San Bernardino Mountains3.3 
 Newton Drury Peak312173San Jacinto Mountains.7 
 Peak 3121312161Inyo Mountains.9 
 Sentinel Meadow Peak3121201Mono-Benton-Excelsior Area5.9 
 Potato Peak3120791Mono-Benton-Excelsior Area22.8 
 Inyo Peak 10192310771Inyo Mountains1.6 
 Wilfred Peak3100150Mono-Benton-Excelsior Area1.5 
 Bodie Mountain3099112Mono-Benton-Excelsior Area1.7 
 Lake Peak3097110San Bernardino Mountains1.3 
 Inyo Peak 10151309495Inyo Mountains1.6 
 Cone Peak3094144Mono-Benton-Excelsior Area3.2 
 Red Peak308561White Mountains2.9 
 Ten Thousand Foot Ridge307741San Bernardino Mountains1.8 
 Mount San Antonio30681910San Gabriel Mountains68.4 
 Zahniser Peak306537San Bernardino Mountains1.0 
 Rogers Peak3048134Panamint Range1.4 
 2 O'Clock Peak304897Panamint Range1.2 

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List Description

Any list of the highest peaks in California is dominated by the Sierra Nevada, where thousands of summits rise to over 10,000 feet. This list, however, excludes the Sierra Nevada peaks, providing a relatively short, geographically scattered list. These 10,000 footers range from the volcanoes of the Cascades in Northern California, through the higher fault-block ranges of the Great Basin, and down to the high summits of the San Bernadino, San Gabriel, and San Jacinto ranges near Los Angeles.

For anyone who thinks that high-altitude hiking and scrambling in California is equivalent to the Sierra, this list emphatically disproves that notion. The variety here makes for a unique and challenging list, but one requiring no special mountaineering skills. Mount Shasta is probably the hardest summit of the list, and it can be scrambled in a day by strong hikers.

 


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