Castle Crags Wilderness Prominence Point, California

Prominence: 904 ft, 276 m

Elevation: 6544 feet, 1995 meters

Approx. Isolation: 1.33 mi, 2.14 km
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)41° 12' 21'' N, 122° 22' 13'' W
41.205698, -122.370171 (Dec Deg)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionSiskiyou

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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 4
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 6)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1981 07 by John Stolk (Unsuccessful)
     2018-06-06 by Bob Burd
     2019-10-12 by Brian Reedy (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)
     2020-05-24 by Craig Barlow
     2020-05-24 by Sam Price
     2020-06-21 by Brian Reedy (GPS Track)

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This is the most prominent point within the Castle Crags Wilderness. It has an improbable class 3 route up an otherwise daunting class 5 spire, one of the finest scrambles to be found in the state outside the Sierra Nevada.
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Castle Crags WPP as seen from the north on a ridgeline south of Castle Lake (2020-05-24). Photo by Craig Barlow.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 904 ft/276 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 944 ft/288 m
  Key Col: 5640 ft/1719 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 1.33 mi/2.14 km
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Peak 6617  (NW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Northwest U.S. Coast Ranges
Range4: Klamath Mountains
Range5: Trinity Mountains
Drainage BasinsSacramento
San Francisco Bay
Pacific-Western USA
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Shasta-Trinity National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Castle Crags Wilderness Area
Topo MapDunsmuir O41122b3 1:24,000
Data SourcePartially verified user peak addition
This peak was submitted to the database by Bob Burd.
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