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California Peaks with 25 Miles of Isolation

Showing Andrew Kirmse's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (28 out of 37, or 75.68%)

RankPeakIsol-Mi Elev-Ft Range (Level 5)NHN NameAscentsAscent Date
1.Mount Diablo32.83849Diablo RangeBlack Mountain8931998-10-17
2.Mount Shasta334.714,162Mount Shasta AreaWhite Mountain Peak11952001-08-12
3.Lassen Peak71.410,457Lassen Peak AreaShastarama Point8882010-06-14
4.Mount Whitney1646.314,498Mount Whitney GroupPico de Aguila27802012-07-18
5.Copernicus Peak65.24360Diablo RangePalo Escrito Peak2572014-04-29 b
6.Cobb Mountain25.94720Mayacmas MountainsWindy Point1392014-05-05
7.White Mountain Peak67.514,246White MountainsMount Williamson8052014-08-05
8.San Benito Mountain43.25241Diablo RangePinyon Peak1392014-08-25
9.South Butte28.52120Sacramento Valley ButtesRattlesnake Point1242014-10-08
10.Junipero Serra Peak131.85862Santa Lucia RangeCrow Peak2142014-10-15
11.Mount Pinos82.98831San Emigdio MountainsMount Hawkins6692015-03-19 a
12.Cuyamaca Peak25.46512San Diego Area RangesHot Springs Mountain6212015-04-07 c
13.Mount Tamalpais-West Peak32.12576Sonoma-Marin CoastMount Veeder2602015-05-05 c
14.Mount Ingalls27.58372Keddie-Grizzly-Dixie AreaSierra Buttes Lookout1482015-05-31 b
15.Mount San Antonio42.510,064San Gabriel MountainsWashington Monument35482015-06-20 a
16.King Peak28.34088Humboldt-Mendocino CoastLarabee Buttes-West Peak682015-07-02 e
17.South Yolla Bolly Mountain61.58094Yolla Bolly AreaLittle Stonewall Pass Peak912015-07-03 d
18.Santiago Peak33.65687Santa Ana MountainsCalamity Canyon Peak5452015-10-17
19.San Gorgonio Mountain162.511,499San Bernardino MountainsCharleston Peak14492015-10-18 a
20.Eagle Peak87.49892Warner MountainsLassen Volcanic Wilderness High Point1202016-08-26 a
21.Mount Ritter29.913,143Ritter Range-East YosemiteRuby Peak2252016-09-16
22.Double Mountain28.87981Tehachapi MountainsPiute Benchmark962016-10-07 b
23.Telescope Peak57.211,048Panamint RangeEd Lane Point6272016-10-08 a
24.Devils Peak31.12450Channel IslandsKnob 2882372016-10-23
25.Piute Peak25.18440Piute MountainsPeak 8443742017-05-31 a
26.Jackson Hill51.8907Channel IslandsPeak 95092018-05-05
27.Preston Peak25.27309Siskiyou MountainsKings Castle242018-06-24
28.Clark Mountain29.17907Clark Range-Ivanpah MountainsPotosi Mountain South1942018-10-13 a
 North Palisade32.214,242PalisadesMount Williamson235 
 Thompson Peak37.08994Salmon MountainsMount Eddy44 
 Tin Mountain28.18953Panamint RangePeak 9040121 
 Boulder Peak30.18299Marble MountainsChina Mountain33 
 Avawatz Peak26.76155Northwest Mojave RangesPeak 6398137 
 Old Woman Mountain26.35325Southeast Mojave RangesPeak 1660142 
 Mount Orizaba49.42125Channel IslandsSaddle Peak West80 
 Thirst Benchmark33.81965Channel IslandsMount Orizaba5 
 Signal Hill25.6634Channel IslandsWest Point 2 Benchmark11 

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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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