Cowles Mountain, California

Prominence: 991 ft, 302 m

Elevation: 1591 feet, 485 meters

True Isolation: 8.36 mi, 13.46 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 1593 ft / 486 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)32° 48' 46'' N, 117° 1' 55'' W
32.812877, -117.031947 (Dec Deg)
497009 E 3630543 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionSan Diego
City/TownSan Diego (Highest Point)

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     San Diego 100 Peaks List (Rank #91)
     Selected U.S. City High Points (Rank #9)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1995-05-07 by Richard Carey
     2008-07-19 by Brian Brigham
     2009-07-24 by Brian Brigham
     2009-09-01 by Derek Loranger
     2010-04 by Marit Chrislock-Lauterbach
     2011-03-03 by James Barlow
     2011-05-08 by David Francis (GPS Track)
     2013-01-17 by Ryan Aschbrenner
     2013-07-14 by Mack Grassi (GPS Track)
     2013-08-17 by Jim Wick (GPS Track)
     2013-09-07 by Rich Stephens
     2013-11-03 by Mack Grassi (GPS Track)
     2014-01-06 by Mack Grassi (GPS Track)
     2014-07-17 by John E Sarna (GPS Track)
     2014-11-02 by Nate B (GPS Track)
     2014-11-23 by Greg Slayden (GPS Track)
     2015-01-05 by Patrick ONeill (GPS Track)
     2015-01-24 by David Parratt
     2015-03-11 by Jefferson McGough
     2016-02-07 by Michael Sullivan (GPS Track)
     2016-03-19 by Brent Mausbach (GPS Track)
     2016-03-30 by Joseph Hirniak
     2016-05-01 by William Musser
     2017-03-21 by Mayra Madrid (GPS Track)
     2017-07-16 by Scott Larson (GPS Track)
     2017-09-04 by Behzad Sh (GPS Track)
     2017-12-05 by Pat Wells
     2018-01-23 by Pat Wells
     2018-02-13 by Jeffrey Swain (GPS Track)
     2018-06-29 by Coby King (GPS Track)
     2018-09-19 by Andy Hatzos (GPS Track)

View ascents of peak by registered members (501 total)

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pyles (2016-02-27). Photo by Miguel Campos.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 991 ft/302 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1011 ft/308 m
  Key Col: 600 ft/183 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 8.36 mi/13.46 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 32.8158, -116.8883
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Peak 1754  (E)
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 Ocean
Topo MapLa Mesa O32117g1 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Cowles Mountain from the start of the Big Rock Trail (2016-03-30). Photo by Joseph Hirniak.
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Jeffrey Swain at Cowles Mountain 2/13/18 (2018-02-13). Photo by Jeffrey Swain.
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