Twin Peaks, California

Prominence: 1318 ft, 402 m

Elevation: 8878 feet, 2706 meters

True Isolation: 5.13 mi, 8.26 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 8882 ft / 2707 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)39° 6' 45'' N, 120° 13' 54'' W
39.112419, -120.231647 (Dec Deg)
739356 E 4332901 N, Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionPlacer

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     Western States Climbers List (Rank #252)
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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 120
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 113)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2009-04-01 by Bob Burd
     2009-06-22 by John Fedak
     2010-06-28 by A. Christopher Higgins
     2011-09-22 by John Fedak
     2013-06-05 by Tim Berger (GPS Track)
     2015-03-28 by Marcus Sierra
     2015-06-24 by John Sarna
     2015-09-12 by Patrick Bergeron (GPS Track)
     2016-06-26 by Dean Gaudet (GPS Track)
     2016-07-23 by Kir Pridatko
     2018-07-28 by Will Whitney
     2018-08-28 by Dmitry Medvedev (GPS Track)
     2019-03-30 by Powen Ru (GPS Track)
     2019-04-06 by Clément Guillaume (GPS Track)
     2019-07-06 by Joe Merlone
     2019-08-28 by Redd Sea
     2019-09-01 by Andrew Kirmse (GPS Track)
     2020-06-20 by Brett Marciasini (GPS Track)
     2020-06-20 by Arthur Marciasini (GPS Track)
     2020-07-08 by Michael Jaskot
     2020-07-10 by Briana Jaskot (GPS Track)
     2020-07-26 by Kamal Ahuja (GPS Track)

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SW aspect of Twin Peaks (2015-06-25). Photo by Joseph Del Grosso.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1318 ft/402 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1358 ft/414 m
  Key Col: 7560 ft/2304 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 5.13 mi/8.26 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 39.1808, -120.27
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Squaw Peak  (NNW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Sierra Nevada
Range4: Lake Tahoe-Sonora Pass Sierra Nevada
Range5: Granite Chief-Northwest Tahoe Area
Drainage BasinsLake Tahoe
Truckee-Pyramid Lake
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit
Topo MapHomewood O39120a2 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Twin Peaks looks sharp and impressive from the east (2019-09-01). Photo by Andrew Kirmse.
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