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Carpenter Benchmark, California


Prominence: 168 ft, 51 m

Elevation: 828 feet, 252 meters


Approx. Isolation: 1.67 mi, 2.69 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 831 ft / 253 m
Peak TypeBenchmark/Trig Point
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)38° 38' 57'' N; 121° 5' 59'' W
38.649206, -121.099632 (Dec Deg)
665372E 4279563N Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceCalifornia
County/Second Level RegionSacramento (Highest Point)
City/TownFolsom
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     Carpenter Hill at SummitPost.org
     Carpenter Benchmark at ListsOfJohn.com
     Weather for Carpenter Hill at Mountain-Forecast.com
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Sacramento, CA by Andy Martin
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Sacramento, CA by Trapper Robbins and Roxanne Everett
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Sacramento, CA by Dan Baxter
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Sacramento, CA by Dennis Poulin
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Sacramento, CA by Robert Greene
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Sacramento, CA by Dale Millsap
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Sacramento, CA by Peter Maurer
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Sacramento, CA by Chad Thomas
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Sacramento, CA by Scott Surgent
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Sacramento, CA by SueAnn Miller and Frank Price
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Sacramento, CA by Ron Tagliapietra
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Sacramento, CA by Patrick Thornley

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Lists that contain Carpenter Benchmark:
     Western USA CoHPs (Rank #447)
     Western Contiguous USA CoHPs (Rank #413)
     California County High Points (Rank #58)
     California County Prominence Peaks (Rank #58)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       California County Summits (Suttle)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2004-08-08 by John E Sarna
     2005-07-28 by Scott Surgent
     2008-07-18 by Don Keebals
     2010-11-06 by Jason Reed
     2011-11-19 by Gene Vityugov
     2011-11-20 by Daryn Dodge
     2012-03-12 by Terry Flood
     2012-03-24 by James Barlow
     2012-08-25 by Ryan Courtney
     2012-10-27 by Marcus Sierra
     2013-05-26 by Mihai Giurgiulescu (GPS Track)
     2013-07-22 by Eric Noel
     2014-04-21 by Don Nelsen
     2014-08-29 by David Sanger
     2014-10-18 by Michael Fabbrini (GPS Track)
     2014-11-15 by Kelly Hobbs (GPS Track)
     2015-02-20 by Mike Jay (GPS Track)
     2015-05-04 by Mary Maki
     2015-08-19 by William Inman
     2016-02-09 by Matt Sartin
     2016-02-10 by Patrick Bergeron (GPS Track)

View ascents of peak by registered Peakbagger.com members (158 total)

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The benchmark is located on the large rock (2014-10-18). Photo by Michael Fabbrini.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 168 ft/51 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 188 ft/57 m
  Key Col: 660 ft/201 m
Isolation1.67 mi/2.69 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Peak 1161  (NNE)
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: Mokelumne Wilderness Area
Drainage BasinsSacramento
San Francisco Bay
Pacific Ocean
Topo MapClarksville O38121f1 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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Carpenter Benchmark, I presume? It's not unusual for a benchmark to not have the elevation stamped on it (I was a Licensed Land Surveyor in a previous life), but I DO find it unusual for the NAME of the mark not to be stamped on it. ??? (2015-08-19). Photo by William Inman.
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My ugly mug while standing on the rock & looking at Folsom Lake in the distance. It is very low due to the California drought (2015-08-19). Photo by William Inman.
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