Black Butte, California

Prominence: 2436 ft, 742 m

Elevation: 7448 feet, 2270 meters

True Isolation: 19.35 mi, 31.14 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 7451 ft / 2271 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)39° 43' 36'' N, 122° 52' 21'' W
39.726751, -122.872553 (Dec Deg)
510922 E 4397438 N, Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionGlenn (Highest Point)

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     Weather for Black Butte Glenn County California at Trip Report for Glenn, CA by Andy Martin Trip Report for Glenn, CA by Benjamin Stein Trip Report for Glenn, CA by Scott Surgent Trip Report for Glenn, CA by Peter Maurer Trip Report for Glenn, CA by Eric Geissinger

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Lists that contain Black Butte:
     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #367)
     California Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #96)
     Western Contiguous USA CoHPs (Rank #261)
     Western USA CoHPs (Rank #283)
     USA Lower 48 Drainage Basin High Points (Rank #21)
     2000-foot Prominence CoHPs - 48 States (Rank #196)
     California County High Points (Rank #27)
     California County Prominence Peaks (Rank #33)
     California Coastal Peak List (Rank #26)

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

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1993-07-06 by Frederick Johnson
     2011-06-19 by Eric Kassan (GPS Track)
     2011-07-05 by Peter James (GPS Track)
     2012-07-16 by James Barlow (GPS Track)
     2012-08-25 by Ryan Courtney
     2014-04-29 by Mike Jay (GPS Track)
     2014-06-01 by Andrew Kirmse
     2014-07-04 by Scott Burley (GPS Track)
     2015-01-31 by Mark Greenlee
     2015-01-31 by Renee Greenlee
     2015-01-31 by Cole Greenlee
     2015-01-31 by Kyle Greenlee
     2015-06-06 by Sam Grant (GPS Track)
     2015-08-17 by Brian McCarty
     2016-04-16 by Swingshift Hiker
     2016-05-27 by Martin Pyne
     2016-05-28 by Marcus Sierra (GPS Track)
     2017-07-15 by Patrick Bergeron (GPS Track)
     2017-09-01 by Greg Sweel
     2018-06-30 by Kimberly St.Clair
     2018-08-19 by PJ Anderer
     2018-10-20 by Brett Moffatt

View ascents of peak by registered members (123 total)

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Summit area of Black Butte, the Glenn County high point (2016-05-27). Photo by Martin Pyne.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2436 ft/742 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 2436 ft/742 m
  Key Col: Mendocino Pass    5012 ft/1528 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 19.35 mi/31.14 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 40.0008, -122.9497
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Hammerhorn Mountain  (NNW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Northwest U.S. Coast Ranges
Range4: Northern California Coast Range
Range5: Central Northern California Coast Range (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsEel (HP)
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Mendocino National Forest
Topo MapPlaskett Meadows O39122f7 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Black Butte sticks out against the surrounding area (2018-09-07). Photo by PJ Anderer.
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