Cinder Cone, California

Prominence: 507 ft, 154 m

Elevation: 6907 feet, 2105 meters

True Isolation: 0.67 mi, 1.07 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 6911 ft / 2106 m
Peak TypeVolcano
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)40° 32' 55'' N, 121° 19' 11'' W
40.548712, -121.319596 (Dec Deg)
642287 E 4490018 N, Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionLassen

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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 146
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 129)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1962 by Bob McLaughlin
     1998-07-08 by Lisa Barboza
     2007-09-05 by Scott Cockrell
     2009-06-12 by Rob Anthony
     2011-07-03 by Chris Terry
     2012-07-30 by Valerie Norton (GPS Track)
     2013-07-20 by Brian Swanson
     2014-07-17 by Scott Burley (GPS Track)
     2015-09-23 by Danny Smith
     2016-06-19 by Chad Williams
     2017-08-01 by Matt Sedlak (GPS Track)
     2018-08-06 by Scott Sharaga
     2019-09-07 by Robert Stolting
     2020-02-09 by PJ Anderer
     2020-06-17 by Jeremy Fuerst
     2020-06-25 by Brett Marciasini (GPS Track)
     2020-06-25 by Arthur Marciasini (GPS Track)
     2020-11-24 by Liana Robertshaw
     2021-05-22 by Austin Mueller

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Cinder Cone view from the trail (2014-08-03). Photo by Vasili Slapik.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 507 ft/154 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 547 ft/166 m
  Key Col: 6400 ft/1951 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.67 mi/1.07 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 40.5542, -121.33
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Prospect Peak  (NW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Cascade Range
Range4: California Cascades
Range5: Lassen Peak Area
Drainage BasinsSacramento
San Francisco Bay
Pacific-Western USA
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipWilderness/Special Area: Lassen Volcanic Wilderness Area
Topo MapProspect Peak O40121e3 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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Crater seen from top of Cinder Cone in Lassen Volcanic Ntl. Park (CA) (2017-08-10). Photo by Susan Alcorn.
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Cinder cone’s north side covered in snow (2020-02-09). Photo by PJ Anderer.
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