Thunder Mountain, California

Prominence: 330 ft, 100 m

Elevation: 9410 feet, 2868 meters

True Isolation: 1.27 mi, 2.05 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 9414 ft / 2869 m
SubpeaksThunder Mountain-West Peak (9408 ft/2868 m)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)38° 40' 36'' N, 120° 5' 7'' W
38.676733, -120.08537 (Dec Deg)
753551 E 4284936 N, Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionAmador (Highest Point)

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     Thunder Mountain at Trip Report for Amador, CA by Peter Maurer Trip Report for Amador, CA by Scott Surgent Trip Report for Amador, CA by Loro Paterson Trip Report for Amador, CA by Robert Greene

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Lists that contain Thunder Mountain:
     Western Contiguous USA CoHPs (Rank #191)
     Western USA CoHPs (Rank #203)
     California County High Points (Rank #16)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       California County Summits (Suttle)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1999-10-19 by John E Sarna
     2004-04-04 by Bob Burd
     2007-07-22 by Patrick Wright
     2008-07-27 by Jack Knutson
     2012-07-12 by John Fedak
     2013-07-12 by Dmitry Medvedev
     2013-08-26 by Coby King
     2014-08-16 by Marcus Sierra
     2014-10-18 by Sam Grant (GPS Track)
     2015-04-12 by Brian McCarty
     2015-06-21 by Patrick Bergeron (GPS Track)
     2016-08-21 by William Inman
     2016-08-27 by Paul Maurin

View ascents of peak by registered members (142 total)

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Silver Lake from Thunder Mountain, CA (2013-07-04). Photo by Jerry Beals.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 330 ft/100 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 370 ft/112 m
  Key Col: 9080 ft/2768 m
Isolation1.27 mi/2.05 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Thimble Peak  (SE)
Isolation Limit Point: 38° 40' 3'' N, 120° 3' 54'' W
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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Sierra Nevada
Range4: Lake Tahoe-Sonora Pass Sierra Nevada
Range5: Mokelumne Wilderness Area
Drainage BasinsSacramento
San Francisco Bay
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Eldorado National Forest
Topo MapCaples Lake O38120f1 1:24,000
Ski AreaKirkwood
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Thunder Mountain (2015-09-06). Photo by Brad Larson.
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