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Non-Sierra California 10,000-foot Peaks

Ranked Peaks have 300 feet of Clean Prominence

RankPeak Elev-Ft  Prom-Ft Range (Level 5)Isol-MiAscent Date
1.Waucoba Mountain11,1233923Inyo Mountains20.0 
2.Keynot Peak11,1013030Inyo Mountains17.1 
3.Mount Inyo10,975975Inyo Mountains2.3 
4.Inyo Peak 334110,9611184Inyo Mountains4.6 
5.Blue Benchmark-North Peak10,760300Inyo Mountains1.1 
 Blue Benchmark10,72529Inyo Mountains.4 
6.New York Butte10,6681148Inyo Mountains4.4 
7.Peak 319810,492387Inyo Mountains1.5 
8.Inyo Peak 1041410,414694Inyo Mountains1.7 
9.Squaw Peak10,358678Inyo Mountains2.2 
10.Inyo Peak 1030710,327447Inyo Mountains1.8 
 Peak 314610,322217Inyo Mountains.6 
 Peak 312110,240135Inyo Mountains.6 
 Inyo Peak 1019210,192192Inyo Mountains1.0 
 Inyo Peak 1015110,151271Inyo Mountains1.0 
11.Lassen Peak10,4575229Lassen Peak Area71.4 
12.Glass Mountain11,1603180Mono-Benton-Excelsior Area16.2 
 Glass Mountain-North Peak11,123203Mono-Benton-Excelsior Area.6 
13.Glass Mountain Ridge10,840348Mono-Benton-Excelsior Area.8 
 Kelty Peak10,597230Mono-Benton-Excelsior Area.8 
14.Potato Peak10,2372557Mono-Benton-Excelsior Area14.2 
15.Sentinel Meadow Peak10,200620Mono-Benton-Excelsior Area3.7 
16.Bodie Mountain10,168328Mono-Benton-Excelsior Area1.1 
17.Cone Peak10,151440Mono-Benton-Excelsior Area2.0 
18.Wilfred Peak10,138427Mono-Benton-Excelsior Area.9 
19.Mount Shasta14,1629762Mount Shasta Area334.7 
 Thumb Rock12,92383Mount Shasta Area.5 
20.Shastina12,330450Mount Shasta Area1.4 
 Shastarama Point11,13595Mount Shasta Area.9 
21.Telescope Peak11,0486168Panamint Range57.2 
 South Telescope Peak10,450250Panamint Range1.4 
 Rogers Peak9960360Panamint Range.9 
 2 O'Clock Peak9960240Panamint Range.7 
22.Mount Patterson11,6734153Pine Nut-Sweetwater Ranges18.5 
23.Wheeler Peak11,663343Pine Nut-Sweetwater Ranges1.5 
 Mount Patterson-Northwest Peak11,400200Pine Nut-Sweetwater Ranges.8 
24.South Sister11,360760Pine Nut-Sweetwater Ranges2.7 
25.Middle Sister10,854854Pine Nut-Sweetwater Ranges1.7 
 Peak 1045210,452272Pine Nut-Sweetwater Ranges2.7 
26.San Gorgonio Mountain11,4998294San Bernardino Mountains162.5 
 Jepson Peak11,205125San Bernardino Mountains.9 
27.Bighorn Mountain10,997357San Bernardino Mountains.7 
 Dragons Head10,866186San Bernardino Mountains.7 
28.Anderson Peak10,840840San Bernardino Mountains3.2 
 Charlton Peak10,806246San Bernardino Mountains1.0 
 Little Charlton Peak10,69696San Bernardino Mountains.4 
 San Bernardino East Peak10,691171San Bernardino Mountains.9 
 Shields Peak10,68080San Bernardino Mountains.7 
 San Bernardino Peak10,649209San Bernardino Mountains.7 
 Alto Diablo10,563123San Bernardino Mountains.5 
 Little Dobbs Peak10,52040San Bernardino Mountains.5 
 Dobbs Peak10,45959San Bernardino Mountains.6 
29.Grinnell Mountain10,284479San Bernardino Mountains2.1 
30.Lake Peak10,161321San Bernardino Mountains.8 
 Ten Thousand Foot Ridge10,09494San Bernardino Mountains1.1 
 Zahniser Peak10,056120San Bernardino Mountains.7 
31.Mount San Antonio10,0646224San Gabriel Mountains42.5 
32.San Jacinto Peak10,8398319San Jacinto Mountains20.3 
 Jean Peak10,670190San Jacinto Mountains.6 
 Marion Mountain10,362202San Jacinto Mountains.8 
 Newton Drury Peak10,16080San Jacinto Mountains.4 
33.White Mountain Peak14,2467196White Mountains67.5 
 White Mountains Peak 1390813,908148White Mountains.8 
34.White Mountains Peak 1361513,615385White Mountains1.0 
35.Mount Dubois13,5592319White Mountains9.6 
 The Jumpoff13,48040White Mountains2.1 
36.Montgomery Peak13,4411266White Mountains1.8 
37.Mount Barcroft13,040440White Mountains3.6 
 East Headley Peak12,751231White Mountains2.2 
38.Mount Hogue12,751351White Mountains4.1 
 Headley Peak12,676156White Mountains.4 
39.Piute Mountain12,560880White Mountains3.2 
40.Sheep Mountain12,497497White Mountains1.1 
 Limestone Peak12,24040White Mountains.5 
 Peak 1178411,784224White Mountains1.7 
 Cottonwood Benchmark11,71070White Mountains1.2 
41.Campito Mountain11,5601120White Mountains2.2 
42.Benton Point11,512472White Mountains1.8 
43.Indian Peak11,297497White Mountains1.5 
44.Blanco Mountain11,280840White Mountains3.1 
45.County Line Hill11,240640White Mountains1.3 
46.Cold Benchmark11,040840White Mountains4.9 
47.White Mountains Peak 1092010,920560White Mountains2.6 
48.Bucks Peak10,868428White Mountains1.4 
49.White Mountains Radio Facility10,840320White Mountains1.3 
50.Mexican Mine Peak10,640560White Mountains1.2 
51.Tres Plumas Peak10,592312White Mountains4.1 
52.Station Peak10,316596White Mountains2.7 
 Red Peak10,121161White Mountains1.8 

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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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