Mount Gower, California

Prominence: 423 ft, 129 m

Elevation: 3103 feet, 946 meters

True Isolation: 3.48 mi, 5.6 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 3105 ft / 947 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)33° 1' 0'' N, 116° 45' 45'' W
33.016675, -116.762496 (Dec Deg)
522182 E 3653161 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionSan Diego
City/TownSan Diego Country Estates

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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 187
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 173)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1996-03-24 by Richard Carey
     2009-08-17 by Derek Loranger
     2010-12-27 by Brian Brigham
     2011-05-14 by David Francis (GPS Track)
     2011-12-03 by Jason Yuo (GPS Track)
     2011-12-31 by Joel Hawk
     2012-01-01 by Srikant Jayaraman (Unsuccessful)
     2013-10-13 by John Arrizza
     2013-11-03 by Michael Sullivan (GPS Track)
     2013-12-05 by Greg Gerlach
     2014-02-14 by Terry Flood
     2014-05-26 by Richard Carey
     2015-01-26 by Patrick ONeill (GPS Track)
     2016-05-15 by Ginger Partyka (GPS Track)
     2017-02-08 by Greg Gerlach
     2017-09-13 by Jim Conant
     2017-11-26 by Behzad Sh (GPS Track)
     2017-12-19 by Spencer Priest
     2018-04-21 by Jim Wick
     2018-04-29 by marta ziobro (GPS Track)
     2018-12-28 by Chris Griffith
     2019-01-07 by Greg Gerlach
     2020-01-22 by James Allen
     2020-11-14 by Robert Luher (GPS Track)
     2020-12-26 by Garret Stoops (GPS Track)
     2020-12-26 by Rick Sarpolus (GPS Track)
     2020-12-26 by Andrea Sarpolus (GPS Track)
     2021-01-01 by Christopher Burdorf (GPS Track)
     2021-01-07 by Dan Simon (GPS Track)
     2021-01-09 by Marcus Lostracco
     2021-01-28 by Greg Gerlach
     2021-05-16 by Dawn Cody
     2021-06-06 by Erik Korporaal (GPS Track)
     2021-06-20 by Kelly Conrad
     2021-07-05 by David Kriegman
     2022-03-17 by Yosina Lissebeck

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The top photo is False Gower which many mistake as mount Gower since the trail leads right to it. Once on top of False Gower as in this pic, you can see Mount Gower in the distance about a mile away (bottom photo). There is less than 10 ft of vertical diff between the two. (2016-05-15). Photo by Ginger Partyka.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 423 ft/129 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 443 ft/135 m
  Key Col: 2680 ft/817 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 3.48 mi/5.6 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 33.0608, -116.7333
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Eagle Peak  (NNE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Central and Southern California Ranges
Range4: Peninsular Southern California Ranges
Range5: San Diego Area Ranges
Drainage BasinsSan Diego
Pacific-Western USA
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Cleveland National Forest
Topo MapRamona O33116a7 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Mount Gower Open Space Preserve Trail (2018-04-07). Photo by Olga Ordonez.
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From the true summit looking back at False Gower on the left, and Middle Gower on the right (2019-06-11). Photo by Chris Griffith.
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View of the GPS route up to Mount Gower (2021-06-06). Photo by Erik Korporaal.
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