The Sisters, California

Prominence: 153 ft, 47 m

Elevation: 10,153 feet, 3095 meters

True Isolation: 0.26 mi, 0.42 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 10,158 ft / 3096 m
SubpeaksThe Sisters-West Summit (10,045 ft/3062 m)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)38° 39' 45'' N, 120° 0' 29'' W
38.662542, -120.008049 (Dec Deg)
760331 E 4283578 N, Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionAlpine

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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 65
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 61)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2001-03-23 by Bob Burd
     2004-04-04 by Bob Burd
     2009-07-17 by John Fedak
     2012-04-28 by Brendon Chapman
     2012-07-07 by Ron Wong
     2013-06-29 by Paul Wichman
     2015-01-17 by Tim Berger
     2015-06-27 by Marcus Sierra
     2016-08-21 by Tim Berger
     2016-08-21 by Tim Berger
     2018-09-19 by Redd Sea

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Click on photo for original larger-size version.
Round Top along with the Sisters from the summit of Hawkins Peak (2014-09-22). Photo by Arthur Caverly.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 153 ft/47 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 193 ft/59 m
  Key Col: 10,000 ft/3048 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.26 mi/0.42 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 38.6633, -120.0033
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Round Top  (ENE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Sierra Nevada
Range4: Lake Tahoe-Sonora Pass Sierra Nevada
Range5: Mokelumne Wilderness Area
Drainage Basins
San Francisco Bay
Pacific Ocean
San Joaquin
San Francisco Bay
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Eldorado National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Mokelumne Wilderness Area
Topo MapCaples Lake O38120f1 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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