Mount Tallac, California

Prominence: 695 ft, 212 m

Elevation: 9735 feet, 2967 meters

True Isolation: 2.73 mi, 4.39 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 9739 ft / 2968 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)38° 54' 22'' N, 120° 5' 56'' W
38.906018, -120.099011 (Dec Deg)
751557 E 4310349 N, Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionEl Dorado

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Lists that contain Mount Tallac:
     Aetherius Society Holy Mountains (Rank #4)
     Sierra Sampler List (Rank #88)
     Western States Climbers List (Rank #219)
     Tahoe-Ogul Peaks List (Rank #21)
     Sierra Club Sierra Peaks Section (Rank #225)
     Western States Climbers Emblem Peaks (Rank #99)

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 494
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 456)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1994-06-27 by Richard Carey
     2006-02-25 by Lisa Barboza
     2008-11-22 by Terry Wheeler
     2010-03-20 by Christopher Wessels
     2010-07-25 by A. Christopher Higgins
     2010-10-09 by Aaron Walker
     2010-11-26 by Brendon Chapman (Unsuccessful)
     2011-09-24 by Kimberly St.Clair
     2013-04-27 by Vince Curry
     2013-08-31 by Rakesh .
     2014-03-30 by Tim Berger
     2014-05-03 by Marcus Sierra
     2014-07-22 by Jerry Thomas (GPS Track)
     2014-09-20 by Dmitry Medvedev
     2015-05-03 by Patrick Bergeron (GPS Track)
     2015-09-26 by Dean Gaudet (GPS Track)
     2015-10-04 by Mike Christiansen
     2016-09-03 by Chris Bowles
     2017-03-19 by Jennifer Shedden
     2018-04-29 by Clément Guillaume (GPS Track)
     2018-07-14 by Alex Gotz (GPS Track)
     2018-10-24 by Redd Sea
     2019-07-12 by William Inman
     2019-07-22 by Sean King (GPS Track)
     2019-08-12 by Nathan Ayotte

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The view from Mt. Tallac (2016-07-04). Photo by Vishnu Rangayyan.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 695 ft/212 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 735 ft/224 m
  Key Col: 9040 ft/2755 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 2.73 mi/4.39 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 38.9008, -120.1492
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Dicks Peak  (W)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Sierra Nevada
Range4: Lake Tahoe-Sonora Pass Sierra Nevada
Range5: Desolation-Crystal Range
Drainage BasinsLake Tahoe
Truckee-Pyramid Lake
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit
Topo MapEmerald Bay O38120h1 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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Allison and I on top of Mt. Tallac (2014-09-02). Photo by Michael Barlow.
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Ralston Peak from its Southeast Ridge, with Pyramid Peak at the far left of the picture and Mount Tallac at the far right. (2020-01-18). Photo by Yao-Min Chen.
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