Loma Prieta, California

Prominence: 3426 ft, 1044 m

Elevation: 3786 feet, 1154 meters

True Isolation: 18.93 mi, 30.46 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 3789 ft / 1155 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)37° 6' 40'' N; 121° 50' 39'' W
37.111068, -121.844139 (Dec Deg)
602696E 4107819N Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionSanta Clara

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Lists that contain Loma Prieta:
     USA Lower 48 Top 400 Peaks by Prominence (Rank #255)
     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #515)
     California Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #30)
     Everest by the Bay San Francisco Area Peaks (Rank #3)
     California County Prominence Peaks (Rank #18)
     California Coastal Peak List (Rank #139)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     0000 by Chris Brown
     2008-08-22 by Scott Burley
     2009-12-18 by Eric Kassan
     2012-02-26 by Bill Symonds
     2013-06-24 by Shannon Dillmore
     2013-12-30 by Kerry Breen
     2014-02-15 by Eric Noel
     2014-03-08 by Will Whitney (Unsuccessful)

View ascents of peak by registered members (58 total)

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Please be aware that this peak is on private property and it is closed to the public. There are rangers and police patrolling the road to the summit, and the area is prominently posted as "no trespassing".

To most people, Loma Prieta is most famous as being near the epicenter of its namesake October 1989 earthquake that caused great destruction in the metropolitan Bay Area.

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 3426 ft/1044 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 3436 ft/1047 m
  Key Col: 360 ft/110 m
Isolation18.93 mi/30.46 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Pyramid Rock  (NE)
Isolation Limit Point: 37° 19' 12'' N; 121° 37' 17'' W
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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Central and Southern California Ranges
Range4: Central California Coast Ranges
Range5: Santa Cruz Mountains (Highest Point)
Drainage Basins
Pacific Ocean
Minor Streams of Western USA
Pacific Ocean
Topo MapLoma Prieta O37121a7 1:24,000

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