Borrego Mountain, California

Prominence: 487 ft, 149 m

Elevation: 1207 feet, 368 meters

True Isolation: 4.8 mi, 7.73 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 1209 ft / 369 m
Highest SummitWest Butte
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)33° 11' 29'' N, 116° 12' 15'' W
33.191333, -116.204238 (Dec Deg)
574177 E 3672780 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionSan Diego

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Lists that contain Borrego Mountain:
     San Diego 100 Peaks List (Rank #97)
     Andy Zdon's Desert Peaks List (Rank #334)

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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 120
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 116)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2010-12-09 by Bob Burd
     2010-12-11 by Larry Edmonds
     2011-12-11 by Matt Looney
     2013-03-01 by Joel Hawk
     2014-07-25 by Keith Winston
     2014-12-12 by Larry Edmonds
     2014-12-12 by Jim Wick (GPS Track)
     2014-12-24 by Adam Walker
     2015-10-24 by Ginger Partyka
     2015-12-30 by David Comerzan
     2016-02-07 by Barry Schmitt (GPS Track)
     2016-09-05 by Brent Mausbach (GPS Track)
     2016-11-11 by Bob Ramsey
     2016-12-03 by Greg Gerlach (GPS Track)
     2016-12-18 by Patrick ONeill (GPS Track)
     2016-12-23 by Dean Gaudet (GPS Track)
     2017-01-15 by Michael Sullivan (GPS Track)
     2017-02-26 by Nichole Sterioti
     2017-10-28 by Susie Kara
     2017-12-22 by Chris Griffith (GPS Track)
     2018-02-18 by Pat Wells
     2018-04-29 by Gia Jayy
     2019-01-06 by Erik Korporaal (GPS Track)
     2019-03-03 by Eric Chu (GPS Track)
     2019-03-26 by TJ Kodras (GPS Track)
     2019-05-24 by Luca Baradel (GPS Track)

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Picture of Borrego Mountain Peak from just below the summit (2015-10-24). Photo by Ginger Partyka.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 487 ft/149 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 527 ft/161 m
  Key Col: 720 ft/219 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 4.8 mi/7.73 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 33.2567, -116.2333
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Fonts Point  (NNW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Central and Southern California Ranges
Range4: Peninsular Southern California Ranges
Range5: San Diego Area Ranges
Drainage BasinsSalton Sea
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Anza-Borrego Desert State Park
Topo MapBorrego Mountain O33116b2 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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From the summit of Borrego Mountain (2016-09-05). Photo by Brent Mausbach.
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View of the Borrego Badlands after a rainy winter season from the top of Borrego Mountain - West Butte (2017-02-26). Photo by Nichole Sterioti.
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Slot Canyon on the way back from Borrego Peak (2019-01-06). Photo by Erik Korporaal.
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