Observation Peak, California

Prominence: 2364 ft, 721 m

Elevation: 7964 feet, 2427 meters

True Isolation: 22.07 mi, 35.52 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 7968 ft / 2428 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)40° 46' 27'' N, 120° 10' 18'' W
40.774241, -120.171544 (Dec Deg)
738702 E 4517546 N, Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionLassen

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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 53
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 50)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2006-06-22 by Dennis Poulin
     2007-11-06 by Frederick Johnson
     2014-09-01 by Dan Baxter
     2016-08-25 by Andrew Kirmse
     2016-08-25 by Marcus Sierra
     2019-10-19 by Chad Thomas
     2020-06-04 by Craig Barlow
     2020-09-13 by Kathy Rich
     2020-10-11 by Coby King (GPS Track)
     2020-10-11 by Mihai Giurgiulescu (GPS Track)
     2021-05-08 by Eric Noel (GPS Track)
     2021-10-07 by Greg Gerlach

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NW side of Observation Peak--Road 26011 runs up the long north slope (2017-05-29). Photo by Joseph Del Grosso.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2364 ft/720 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 2404 ft/732 m
  Key Col: 5600 ft/1707 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 22.07 mi/35.52 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 41.0936, -120.1482
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Red Rock Mountain - South Ridge  (N)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Intermountain West
Range3: Great Basin Ranges
Range4: Northwest Great Basin Ranges
Range5: Warner Mountains
Drainage BasinsNorth Central Great Basin
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
Topo MapObservation Peak O40120g2 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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Looking south from Road 503. Observation Peak is in the background. (2022-04-01).
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