Rubicon Peak, California

Prominence: 263 ft, 80 m

Elevation: 9183 feet, 2799 meters

True Isolation: 0.39 mi, 0.64 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 9187 ft / 2800 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)38° 59' 19'' N, 120° 8' 0'' W
38.988575, -120.133392 (Dec Deg)
748286 E 4319418 N, Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionEl Dorado

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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 140
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 134)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2007-02-17 by Bob Burd
     2009-06-24 by John Fedak
     2010-07-10 by John Fedak
     2010-07-18 by A. Christopher Higgins
     2010-09-25 by A. Christopher Higgins
     2011-08-11 by John Fedak
     2011-09-24 by Scott Joyce
     2012-09-29 by John Fedak
     2013-01-06 by Tim Berger (GPS Track)
     2014-07-05 by Marcus Sierra
     2016-10-01 by Sean Casserly
     2017-06-16 by Bruce Adams (GPS Track)
     2017-08-18 by Bo Meng (GPS Track)
     2018-05-31 by Philip Tylman
     2018-09-02 by Brett Moffatt
     2019-06-08 by Jessica Johnson
     2019-08-18 by Brett Marciasini
     2019-08-18 by Ryan Bernhardt
     2019-10-17 by Kathy Rich (GPS Track)
     2020-01-12 by Sam Price
     2020-02-17 by Sean King (GPS Track)
     2020-07-01 by Briana Jaskot
     2020-07-20 by Redd Sea (GPS Track)
     2020-08-01 by Andrew Kirmse
     2021-05-08 by Kamal Ahuja (GPS Track)

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View of Lake Tahoe from the summit of Rubicon Peak (2015-08-13). Photo by Joseph Del Grosso.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 263 ft/80 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 303 ft/92 m
  Key Col: 8920 ft/2719 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.39 mi/0.64 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 38.9833, -120.13
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Peak 9269  (SSE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Sierra Nevada
Range4: Lake Tahoe-Sonora Pass Sierra Nevada
Range5: Desolation-Crystal Range
Drainage BasinsLake Tahoe
Truckee-Pyramid Lake
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit
Wilderness/Special Area: Desolation Wilderness Area
Topo MapRockbound Valley O38120h2 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
This peak was submitted to the database by John Stolk.
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