El Sombroso, California

Prominence: 280 ft, 85 m

Elevation: 3000+ feet, 914+ meters

True Isolation: 0.86 mi, 1.38 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 3000 - 3040 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 3003 ft / 915 m
    (Range 3003 - 3043 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)37° 10' 45'' N, 121° 54' 36'' W
37.179034, -121.910005 (Dec Deg)
596757 E 4115290 N, Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionSanta Clara

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     Everest by the Bay San Francisco Area Peaks (Rank #5)
     San Francisco Bay Area Nifty Ninety (Rank #11)
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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 154
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 149)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2005-12-06 by Bob Burd
     2012-07-22 by Jason Reed
     2013-10-20 by Patrick Bergeron (GPS Track)
     2014-02-09 by Marcus Sierra
     2014-06-29 by Loren Crannell (GPS Track)
     2015-01-28 by David Sanger (GPS Track)
     2016-06-18 by Nitin Bahadur (GPS Track)
     2016-09-10 by Colin Gregory (GPS Track)
     2016-12-25 by Martin Pyne (GPS Track)
     2017-04-22 by Nick Flegel (GPS Track)
     2018-02-01 by Maria Peterson
     2018-02-01 by Rick Peterson
     2018-02-10 by Kimberly St.Clair
     2018-02-25 by Bob McLaughlin
     2018-03-08 by Kyle Larrain (GPS Track)
     2018-03-25 by Chris Terry (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)
     2018-04-01 by Chris Terry (GPS Track)
     2018-04-22 by David Burr (GPS Track)
     2018-11-04 by Clément Guillaume (GPS Track)
     2019-11-19 by Michael Toffey (GPS Track)
     2020-02-16 by Quincy Koetz
     2020-02-22 by Rick Abbott
     2020-05-02 by Chad Thomas (GPS Track)
     2021-02-25 by Ralph Alcorn
     2021-02-25 by Susan Alcorn
     2021-04-11 by Sean King

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View from Mine Hill. El Sombroso, center. Mount Thayer rises to the left. (2020-04-15). Photo by Clint Baechle.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 280 ft/85 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 360 ft/109 m
  Key Col: 2720 ft/829 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.86 mi/1.38 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 37.1708, -121.9217
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Thayer  (SSW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Central and Southern California Ranges
Range4: Central California Coast Ranges
Range5: Santa Cruz Mountains
Drainage BasinsSan Francisco Bay
Pacific-Western USA
Pacific Ocean
Topo MapLos Gatos O37121b8 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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