Pinyon Peak, California

Prominence: 769 ft, 234 m

Elevation: 2249 feet, 685 meters

True Isolation: 3.49 mi, 5.62 km
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 29' 20'' N, 121° 47' 13'' W
36.488799, -121.786923 (Dec Deg)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionMonterey

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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 30
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 29)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2011-05-13 by Frederick Johnson
     2013-02-02 by Bob Burd
     2016-11-02 by Marcus Sierra (GPS Track)
     2018-01-19 by Jeffrey Kabel
     2018-03-31 by Andrew Kirmse (GPS Track)
     2018-05-18 by David Sanger (GPS Track)
     2018-12-07 by Dean Gaudet (GPS Track)
     2019-04-10 by Jim Wilkinson (GPS Track)
     2020-10-10 by Leif Casserly
     2021-03-26 by Aaron Kissel (GPS Track)
     2022-05-05 by Jim Retemeyer
     2022-05-07 by Clément Guillaume (GPS Track)

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The lookout tower and use trail to the top are visible from Snively's Ridge looking southwest (2018-03-31). Photo by Andrew Kirmse.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 769 ft/234 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 809 ft/246 m
  Key Col: 1480 ft/451 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 3.49 mi/5.62 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 36.4508, -121.8283
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Palo Corona  (SW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Central and Southern California Ranges
Range4: Central California Coast Ranges
Range5: Santa Lucia Range
Drainage BasinsPacific-Western USA
Pacific Ocean
Topo MapMount Carmel O36121d7 1:24,000
Data SourcePartially verified user peak addition
This peak was submitted to the database by Frederick Johnson.
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