Pyramid Peak, California

Prominence: 2583 ft, 787 m

Elevation: 9983 feet, 3043 meters

Approx. Isolation: 12.2 mi, 19.63 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 9987 ft / 3044 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)38° 50' 42'' N; 120° 9' 29'' W
38.845106, -120.158081 (Dec Deg)
746644E 4303426N Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionEl Dorado

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Lists that contain Pyramid Peak:
     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #180)
     California Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #78)
     California Wilderness High Points (Rank #25)
     Western States Climbers List (Rank #210)
     Sierra Club Sierra Peaks Section (Rank #221)
     Western States Climbers Star Peaks (Rank #99)
     Sierra Sampler List (Rank #85)
     Tahoe-Ogul Peaks List (Rank #17)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1975 by David Kensiski (Unsuccessful)
     1994-06-26 by Richard Carey
     1999-08-15 by John E Sarna
     2006-09-24 by Dennis Poulin
     2007-09-01 by Al Sandorff
     2008-08-30 by Tim Berger
     2011-09-24 by Ron Wong
     2012-07-09 by Steve Graham
     2012-08-16 by Snow Man
     2013-06-29 by David Kensiski
     2013-06-29 by Eric Karlson (Unsuccessful)
     2014-01-26 by Tim Berger (GPS Track)
     2014-03-21 by Tomoko Nakajima
     2014-05-04 by Patrick Bergeron (GPS Track)
     2014-06-29 by Tim Berger
     2014-08-03 by Kathy Wing (GPS Track)
     2014-09-09 by Ken Jones (GPS Track)
     2014-09-09 by Dmitry Medvedev
     2014-09-14 by David Anderson
     2015-07-11 by Thomas Carlile
     2015-07-17 by Tobias Flach (GPS Track)

View ascents of peak by registered members (167 total)

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Pyramid Peak (right) Mt. Agassiz (middle right) and Mt. Price (middle left). Photo taken from Devils Garden Vista on Highway 88 (2014-09-23). Photo by Arthur Caverly.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2583 ft/787 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 2623 ft/799 m
  Key Col: 7400 ft/2256 m
Isolation12.2 mi/19.63 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Stevens Peak  (SE)
Not verified: May be a major NHN that is not in the database.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Sierra Nevada
Range4: Lake Tahoe-Sonora Pass Sierra Nevada
Range5: Desolation-Crystal Range (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsSacramento
San Francisco Bay
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Eldorado National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Desolation Wilderness Area (Highest Point)
Topo MapPyramid Peak O38120g2 1:24,000
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