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California Peaks with 25 Miles of Isolation

Showing Vic Hanson's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (11 out of 36, or 30.56%)

RankPeakIsol-Mi Elev-Ft Range (Level 5)NHN NameAscent Date
1.Mount Whitney1646.314,495Mount Whitney GroupNevado de Toluca1999-08-01
2.Santiago Peak33.65687Santa Ana MountainsCalamity Canyon Peak2001-05-12
3.San Gorgonio Mountain162.511,499San Bernardino MountainsCharleston Peak2001-10-06
4.Mount San Antonio42.510,064San Gabriel MountainsWashington Monument2002-10-14
5.Mount Diablo32.83849Diablo RangeBlack Mountain2010-09-27
6.Mount Pinos82.98831San Emigdio MountainsMount Hawkins2011-10-20
7.Junipero Serra Peak131.85862Santa Lucia RangeCrow Peak2012-07-07
8.Lassen Peak71.410,457Lassen Peak AreaShastarama Point2012-08-30
8.Mount Ingalls27.58372Keddie-Grizzly-Dixie AreaSierra Buttes Lookout2012-08-30
10.Clark Mountain29.17907Clark Range-Ivanpah MountainsPotosi Mountain South2013-04-26
11.White Mountain Peak67.514,246White MountainsMount Williamson2013-06-18
 North Palisade32.214,242PalisadesMount Williamson 
 Mount Shasta334.714,162Mount Shasta AreaWhite Mountain Peak 
 Telescope Peak57.211,048Panamint RangeEd Lane Point 
 Eagle Peak87.49892Warner MountainsLassen Volcanic Wilderness High Point 
 Thompson Peak37.08994Salmon MountainsMount Eddy 
 Tin Mountain28.18953Panamint RangePeak 9040 
 Piute Peak25.18440Piute MountainsPeak 8443 
 Boulder Peak30.18299Marble MountainsChina Mountain 
 South Yolla Bolly Mountain61.58094Yolla Bolly AreaLittle Stonewall Pass Peak 
 Double Mountain28.87981Tehachapi MountainsPiute Peak 
 Preston Peak25.27309Siskiyou MountainsKings Castle 
 Cuyamaca Peak25.46512San Diego Area RangesHot Springs Mountain 
 Avawatz Peak26.76155Northwest Mojave RangesKingston Peak 
 Old Woman Mountain26.35325Southeast Mojave RangesPeak 1660 
 San Benito Mountain43.25241Diablo RangePinyon Peak 
 Cobb Mountain25.94720Mayacmas MountainsWindy Point 
 Copernicus Peak65.24360Diablo RangePalo Escrito Peak 
 King Peak28.34088Humboldt-Mendocino CoastLarabee Buttes-West Peak 
 Mount Tamalpais-West Peak32.12576Sonoma-Marin CoastMount Veeder 
 Devils Peak31.12450Channel IslandsKnob 2882 
 Mount Orizaba49.42125Channel IslandsSaddle Peak West 
 South Butte28.52120Sacramento Valley ButtesPeak 2171 
 Thirst Benchmark33.81965Channel IslandsMount Orizaba 
 San Nicolas Island High Point51.8907Channel IslandsPeak 950 
 Signal Hill25.6634Channel IslandsWest Point 2 Benchmark 

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List Description

Thanks to Jim Moore, who provided many of the isolation limit points for this list. This means that the isolation distances on this list are the actual distances to the nearest higher point of land, not just the nearest summit that happens to be in the site's database.

This list shows the peaks that truly dominate the California landscape, each one standing as the highest point in the center of a circle over 50 miles in diameter (over 1,950 square miles).


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