Buck Mountain, California

Prominence: 1030 ft, 314 m

Elevation: 12,841 feet, 3914 meters

True Isolation: 0.92 mi, 1.49 km
Alternate Name(s)Slide Peak; Contact Peak
Peak TypeUnofficially Named Peak
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)37° 6' 46'' N, 118° 28' 28'' W
37.112899, -118.47446 (Dec Deg)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionInyo

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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 14
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 11)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2011-08-19 by Bob Burd
     2017-08-08 by David Pletcher

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Sources indicate that the local residents of the area call this mountain "Slide Peak", but "Buck Mountain" seems to be more common in most mountain climbing resources, including R.J. Secor's Sierre Nevada climbing guidebooks.

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1030 ft/314 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1095 ft/334 m
  Key Col: 11,811 ft/3600 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.92 mi/1.49 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 37.11, -118.4908
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Temple Crag  (WSW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Sierra Nevada
Range4: Central Sierra Nevada
Range5: Palisades
Drainage BasinsOwens Valley
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Inyo National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: John Muir Wilderness Area
Topo MapSplit Mountain O37118a4 1:24,000
Data SourcePartially verified user peak addition
This peak was submitted to the database by William Peters.

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