False Sombrero Peak, California

Prominence: 143 ft, 44 m

Elevation: 3463 feet, 1056 meters

True Isolation: 0.7 mi, 1.12 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 3466 ft / 1057 m
Peak TypeUnnamed Peak
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)32° 51' 36'' N, 116° 17' 34'' W
32.86005, -116.292714 (Dec Deg)
566177 E 3635994 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionSan Diego

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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 90
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 90)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2009-12-02 by Don Raether
     2010-04-09 by Bob Burd
     2014-12-13 by Greg Gerlach (GPS Track)
     2015-01-11 by Michael Sullivan (GPS Track)
     2015-02-10 by David Comerzan
     2016-02-19 by Joel Hawk
     2016-11-20 by Greg Gerlach
     2017-12-03 by Susie Kara
     2018-01-05 by Keith Winston (GPS Track)
     2018-02-03 by Eric Chu (GPS Track)
     2018-10-18 by Jim Conant (GPS Track)
     2018-12-02 by Erik Korporaal (GPS Track)
     2018-12-21 by Larry Edmonds
     2019-01-30 by Chris Griffith (GPS Track)
     2019-02-03 by Ginger Partyka (GPS Track)
     2019-11-17 by Ronnie Berg (GPS Track)
     2020-02-08 by Chloë Sells (GPS Track)
     2020-02-15 by Kurt T (GPS Track)
     2020-02-23 by TJ Kodras (GPS Track)
     2020-12-15 by James Allen (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)
     2021-01-30 by Erika Lawson
     2021-01-30 by Susie Kara
     2021-01-30 by Chris Griffith (GPS Track)
     2021-03-20 by Travis Curry (GPS Track)
     2021-04-22 by James Allen (GPS Track)

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This peak is on the Sierra Club San Diego County Peaks List, 100 peaks that have not changed since their inception.
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False Sombrero Peak as seen from the approach in the wash. (2018-12-02). Photo by Erik Korporaal.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 143 ft/44 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 183 ft/56 m
  Key Col: 3320 ft/1012 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.7 mi/1.12 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 32.8542, -116.3025
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Sombrero Peak  (S)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Central and Southern California Ranges
Range4: Peninsular Southern California Ranges
Range5: San Diego Area Ranges
Drainage BasinsSalton Sea
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Anza-Borrego Desert State Park
Topo MapSombrero Peak O32116g3 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
This peak was submitted to the database by Terry Flood.
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Other Photos

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Sombrero (L) and False Sombrero (R) from Palm BM (2020-12-21). Photo by Michael Gregory.
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