Thunder Mountain, California

Prominence: 330 ft, 100 m

Elevation: 9410 feet, 2868 meters

True Isolation: 1.27 mi, 2.05 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 9414 ft / 2869 m
SubpeaksThunder Mountain-West Peak (9408 ft/2868 m)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)38° 40' 36'' N, 120° 5' 7'' W
38.676733, -120.08537 (Dec Deg)
753551 E 4284936 N, Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionAmador (Highest Point)

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     Weather for Thunder Mountain at Trip Report for Amador, CA by Peter Maurer Trip Report for Amador, CA by Scott Surgent Trip Report for Amador, CA by Loro Paterson Trip Report for Amador, CA by Robert Greene

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Lists that contain Thunder Mountain:
     California County High Points (Rank #16)
     Western Contiguous USA CoHPs (Rank #191)
     Western USA CoHPs (Rank #204)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 278
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 257)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1999-10-19 by JohnE Sarna
     2000-08-11 by Scott Surgent
     2004-04-04 by Bob Burd
     2007-07-22 by Patrick Wright
     2008-07-27 by Jack Knutson
     2012-07-12 by John Fedak
     2013-07-12 by Dmitry Medvedev
     2013-08-26 by Coby King (GPS Track)
     2014-08-16 by Marcus Sierra
     2014-10-18 by Sam Grant (GPS Track)
     2015-06-21 by Patrick Bergeron (GPS Track)
     2016-08-21 by William Inman
     2016-08-27 by Paul Maurin
     2017-09-10 by Dave Covill
     2018-06-24 by Mihai Giurgiulescu (GPS Track)
     2018-07-15 by Joe Merlone
     2018-07-22 by Greg Sweel
     2018-08-11 by Leif Anderson
     2018-08-18 by Kimberly St.Clair
     2018-11-17 by Lisa Barboza (GPS Track)
     2019-04-20 by Gene Mattos (GPS Track)
     2019-06-19 by Redd Sea
     2019-08-12 by David Porter (GPS Track)
     2019-08-30 by Marc Belanger (GPS Track)
     2019-11-24 by Saif Choudhary
     2020-06-20 by Chris Halsch
     2020-07-11 by Dylan Kilby (GPS Track)
     2020-07-15 by Rob Houghton (GPS Track)
     2020-07-16 by Zach Smith
     2020-08-07 by Quincy Koetz
     2020-08-23 by Brett Marciasini (GPS Track)
     2021-03-16 by James Barlow (GPS Track)
     2022-05-30 by David Schaper (GPS Track)
     2022-06-14 by Greg Gerlach
     2022-07-15 by Clint Baechle (GPS Track)
     2022-08-07 by Maxton Caplanides

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Silver Lake from Thunder Mountain, CA (2013-07-04). Photo by Jerry Beals.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 330 ft/100 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 370 ft/112 m
  Key Col: 9080 ft/2768 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 1.27 mi/2.05 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 38.6675, -120.065
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Thimble Peak  (ESE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Sierra Nevada
Range4: Lake Tahoe-Sonora Pass Sierra Nevada
Range5: Mokelumne Wilderness Area
Drainage BasinsSacramento
San Francisco Bay
Pacific-Western USA
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Eldorado National Forest
Topo MapCaples Lake O38120f1 1:24,000
Ski AreaKirkwood
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Thunder Mountain (2015-09-06).
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Postcard from 50s. Photo by Kir Pridatko.
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