Black Butte, California

Prominence: 2844 ft, 867 m

Elevation: 4504 feet, 1373 meters

True Isolation: 24.72 mi, 39.78 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 4507 ft / 1374 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)33° 33' 41'' N, 115° 20' 41'' W
33.561383, -115.344786 (Dec Deg)
653645 E 3714752 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionRiverside

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Lists that contain Black Butte:
     California Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #57)
     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #478)
     Sierra Club Desert Peaks Section (Rank #75)
     Comprehensive Combo Angeles Chapter List (Rank #614)
     California Wilderness High Points (Rank #99)
     Desert Summits Book-Peak List (Rank #269)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 164
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 161)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2008-02-21 by Bob Burd
     2011-02-05 by James Barlow
     2011-02-05 by Greg Gerlach
     2014-02-17 by BMS 914 (GPS Track)
     2014-02-17 by James Morehouse (GPS Track)
     2014-02-17 by Eric Kassan (GPS Track)
     2014-04-24 by John Palka
     2015-01-03 by Mat Kelliher (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)
     2015-01-03 by MAK SC leads (Unsuccessful)
     2015-01-03 by Greg Gerlach (GPS Track)
     2015-12-13 by Mat Kelliher (GPS Track)
     2016-12-09 by Adam Walker
     2016-12-27 by David Comerzan
     2016-12-27 by Patrick Vaughn (GPS Track)
     2017-11-13 by Sandy Lara
     2017-11-21 by James Morehouse (GPS Track)
     2018-12-28 by Sean Casserly
     2019-12-24 by Chad Thomas (GPS Track)
     2020-02-08 by TJ Kodras (GPS Track)
     2020-03-29 by Kurt T
     2021-02-15 by Mihai Giurgiulescu (GPS Track)
     2021-03-04 by Keith Winston (GPS Track)

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2844 ft/867 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 2864 ft/873 m
  Key Col: 1660 ft/506 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 24.72 mi/39.78 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 33.7361, -115.7193
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Eagle Mountain  (WNW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Central and Southern California Ranges
Range4: Peninsular Southern California Ranges
Range5: Chocolate Mountains (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsDale Lake
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipWilderness/Special Area: Chuckwalla Mountains Wilderness Area (Highest Point)
Topo MapPilot Mountain O33115e3 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map

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