Tells Peak, California

Prominence: 272 ft, 83 m

Elevation: 8872 feet, 2704 meters

True Isolation: 0.9 mi, 1.45 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 8876 ft / 2705 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)38° 57' 36'' N, 120° 15' 17'' W
38.9599, -120.254641 (Dec Deg)
737879 E 4315912 N, Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionEl Dorado

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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 50
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 42)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1998-09-23 by Frederick Johnson
     2009-10-17 by Bob Burd
     2010-08-21 by Tim Berger
     2014-07-19 by Marcus Sierra
     2018-09-01 by Bo Meng (GPS Track)
     2018-10-21 by Brad Dozier (GPS Track)

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The summit snag that occupies the highpoint of Tells Peak, overlooking Loon Lake (2018-10-21). Photo by Brad Dozier.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 272 ft/83 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 312 ft/95 m
  Key Col: 8600 ft/2621 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.9 mi/1.45 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 38.9492, -120.245
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    McConnell Peak  (SE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Sierra Nevada
Range4: Lake Tahoe-Sonora Pass Sierra Nevada
Range5: Desolation-Crystal Range
Drainage BasinsSacramento
San Francisco Bay
Pacific-Western USA
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Eldorado National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Desolation Wilderness Area
Topo MapLoon Lake O38120h3 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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