Pinto Mountain, California

Prominence: 1253 ft, 382 m

Elevation: 3983 feet, 1214 meters

True Isolation: 7.35 mi, 11.83 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 3985 ft / 1215 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)33° 57' 13'' N, 115° 47' 58'' W
33.953572, -115.799445 (Dec Deg)
610932 E 3757657 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionRiverside

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Lists that contain Pinto Mountain:
     Sierra Club Desert Peaks Section (Rank #82)
     Comprehensive Combo Angeles Chapter List (Rank #636)
     Desert Summits Book-Peak List (Rank #290)
     California Peaks with 1000 feet of Prominence (Rank #568)

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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 216
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 199)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1991-02-10 by Richard Carey
     2000-01-02 by JohnE Sarna
     2003-01-12 by Winnette Butler
     2008-02-20 by Bob Burd
     2010-11-06 by Sonja Dieterich
     2010-12-24 by James Barlow
     2012-03-24 by Greg Gerlach
     2013-04-14 by Mat Kelliher
     2013-12-14 by James Morehouse (GPS Track)
     2014-04-21 by John Palka
     2015-04-19 by Kirstin McLatchie
     2016-12-10 by Adam Walker
     2016-12-16 by James Morehouse
     2017-02-24 by Brian Browning
     2017-11-04 by Jason Park (GPS Track)
     2017-12-02 by BMS 914 (GPS Track)
     2018-03-24 by Megan Birdsill (GPS Track)
     2018-04-07 by Bethany Reichard
     2018-11-19 by Sean King (GPS Track)
     2018-11-27 by Sandy Lara
     2018-12-27 by Sean Casserly
     2019-03-10 by Greg Gerlach
     2019-12-29 by Coby King (GPS Track)
     2019-12-29 by Jason Park (GPS Track)
     2020-03-08 by Marcus Lostracco (GPS Track)
     2020-12-04 by Keith Winston (GPS Track)
     2020-12-10 by Robert Luher (GPS Track)
     2021-03-06 by Bjorn Svensson (GPS Track)
     2021-11-25 by Mihai Giurgiulescu (GPS Track)
     2022-02-16 by Nick Farr
     2022-02-26 by Garrett McLean
     2022-03-22 by Nick Farr (GPS Track)
     2022-04-24 by Cate Widmann

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Pinto Mountain from the south (1969-01-04). Photo by John Vitz.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1253 ft/382 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1253 ft/382 m
  Key Col: 2730 ft/832 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 7.35 mi/11.83 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 33.855, -115.8483
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Peak 4251  (SSW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Central and Southern California Ranges
Range4: Peninsular Southern California Ranges
Range5: Joshua Tree Ranges
Drainage BasinsDale Lake
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Joshua Tree National Park
Wilderness/Special Area: Joshua Tree Wilderness Area
Topo MapPinto Mountain O33115h7 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Pinto Peak from the trail head. The ridge one is aiming for is on the right, with a deep shadow on its left. It can be followed all the way to the summit, seen in the top center of the mountain (2016-12-16). Photo by James Morehouse.
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summit (2017-11-04). Photo by Jason Park.
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View approximately south (2022-02-16). Photo by Nick Farr.
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