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Black Butte-4th Pinnacle, California


Prominence: 166 ft, 50 m

Elevation: 9000+ feet, 2743+ meters


Approx. Isolation: 0.09 mi, 0.14 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 9000 - 9040 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)38° 40' 56'' N, 120° 1' 19'' W
38.682361, -120.02188 (Dec Deg)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceCalifornia
County/Second Level RegionAlpine
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Ascent Info

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

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2013-06-14 by John Fedak
     2018-09-19 by Redd Sea

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The topo for this area doesn't appear to be very accurate. There are five pinnacles on the ridge which is Black Butte. The highest is the second from the North. This is the fourth from the north and second from the south. It is the highest point reachable from the south (class 3) before encountering some hairy notches and very steep walls. It is not too far below the true summit (pinnacle 2); 9000' is an estimate. Still very nice views from this summit.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 166 ft/50 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 206 ft/62 m
  Key Col: 8834 ft/2693 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.09 mi/0.14 km
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Black Butte  (NNW)
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
Wilderness/Special Area: Mokelumne Wilderness Area
Topo MapCaples Lake O38120f1 1:24,000
Data SourcePartially verified user peak addition
This peak was submitted to the Peakbagger.com database by William Peters.



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