Castle Peak, California

Prominence: 1343 ft, 410 m

Elevation: 9103 feet, 2775 meters

True Isolation: 4.73 mi, 7.61 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 9107 ft / 2776 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)39° 21' 56'' N, 120° 20' 57'' W
39.365498, -120.349208 (Dec Deg)
728367 E 4360690 N, Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionNevada

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Lists that contain Castle Peak:
     Sierra Club Sierra Peaks Section (Rank #231)
     Western States Climbers List (Rank #233)
     Western States Climbers Emblem Peaks (Rank #106)
     Sierra Sampler List (Rank #90)
     Tahoe-Ogul Peaks List (Rank #37)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1997-11-14 by Vince Curry
     2007-05-28 by Patrick Wright
     2009-07-03 by Brad Boester
     2011-09-11 by J Thornton
     2011-12-10 by Drew Bartlett
     2012-01-07 by Scott Joyce
     2013-01-20 by Snow Man
     2013-08-13 by Mike Jay (GPS Track)
     2013-12-14 by Patrick Bergeron (GPS Track)
     2014-02-22 by Heather Foslund (Unsuccessful)
     2014-05-18 by Dmitry Medvedev
     2014-06-08 by Joe Kenny
     2015-06-14 by Dean Gaudet (GPS Track)
     2015-07-11 by Heather Foslund (Unsuccessful)
     2015-08-23 by Brandon Nichalson
     2016-10-08 by Nilo Ayson (GPS Track)
     2017-07-07 by Sean King
     2017-07-29 by Sabrina Sweet
     2017-08-05 by Claudiu Catuna (Unsuccessful)
     2017-09-10 by Rafee Memon
     2017-09-16 by Swingshift Hiker

View ascents of peak by registered members (195 total)

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Castle Peak from about .25 mi from the trailhead. Almost 2,000 feet above (2015-06-07). Photo by Richard Finn.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1343 ft/410 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1383 ft/422 m
  Key Col: 7760 ft/2365 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 4.73 mi/7.61 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 39.4333, -120.365
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Lola  (N)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Sierra Nevada
Range4: Northern Sierra Nevada
Range5: North Donner Pass Area
Drainage BasinsGreat Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Tahoe National Forest
Topo MapNorden O39120c3 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Class 3 summit scramble on the east turret of Castle Peak (2017-09-10). Photo by Rafee Memon.
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