Anderson Peak, California

Prominence: 163 ft, 50 m

Elevation: 8683 feet, 2647 meters

True Isolation: 0.93 mi, 1.5 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 8687 ft / 2648 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)39° 15' 33'' N, 120° 17' 50'' W
39.25911, -120.297177 (Dec Deg)
733204 E 4349013 N, Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionPlacer

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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 137
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 134)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1994-03-26 by Bob Burd
     1997-08-20 by Geoff Webb
     2007-02-03 by Bob Burd
     2011-07-09 by Tim Berger
     2013-09-01 by Marcus Sierra
     2017-07-31 by Joe Merlone
     2017-08-11 by David Porter (GPS Track)
     2017-08-17 by Rick Abbott
     2018-07-14 by Rafee Memon
     2018-10-07 by Rob Aitchison
     2019-01-26 by Ayelet Bitton
     2019-01-26 by Yao-Min Chen (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)
     2019-08-06 by Lisa Barboza (GPS Track)
     2019-08-31 by Eric Kassan
     2020-06-06 by Michael Toffey (GPS Track)
     2020-07-01 by Mark Buettner
     2020-07-03 by Mark Buettner
     2020-07-11 by Briana Jaskot
     2020-07-11 by Michael Jaskot
     2020-08-02 by Brett Marciasini
     2021-02-21 by Yao-Min Chen (GPS Track)

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The business end of Anderson Peak, from the north. The south side is much more gentle (2020-10-13). Photo by Andrew Kirmse.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 163 ft/50 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 203 ft/62 m
  Key Col: 8520 ft/2597 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.93 mi/1.5 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 39.2483, -120.2867
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Tinker Knob  (SSE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Sierra Nevada
Range4: Lake Tahoe-Sonora Pass Sierra Nevada
Range5: Granite Chief-Northwest Tahoe Area
Drainage Basins
San Francisco Bay
Pacific-Western USA
Pacific Ocean
Truckee-Pyramid Lake
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Tahoe National Forest
Topo MapNorden O39120c3 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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Anderson Peak, and Tinker Knob behind it, from the NE descent to Coldstream Road (2021-02-21). Photo by Yao-Min Chen.
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