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Sonora Peak, California


Prominence: 1816 ft, 554 m

Elevation: 11,459 feet, 3493 meters


Approx. Isolation: 4.75 mi, 7.64 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 11,464 ft / 3495 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)38° 21' 14'' N; 119° 38' 8'' W
38.35385, -119.6355 (Dec Deg)
269708E 4248364N Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceCalifornia
County/Second Level RegionAlpine (Highest Point)
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Other Web Sites
     Sonora Peak at SummitPost.org
     Sonora Peak at ListsOfJohn.com
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Alpine, CA by Jim Sommerville
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Alpine, CA by Peter Maurer
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Alpine, CA by John Garner
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Alpine, CA by Rich Wilson
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Alpine, CA by Ron Tagliapietra

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Lists that contain Sonora Peak:
     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #91)
     Western Contiguous USA CoHPs (Rank #93)
     Western USA CoHPs (Rank #100)
     California County High Points (Rank #10)
     California Wilderness High Points (Rank #14)
     Western States Climbers List (Rank #152)
     High Points of Counties Crossed by the Pacific Crest Trail (Rank #11)
     Top 10 County High Points Grid for U.S. States (Rank #65)

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

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1970-07 by Frederick Johnson
     1996-07-05 by Richard Carey
     1997-08-24 by Gary Kremen
     2003-09-20 by John Fedak
     2006-04-18 by Tyler Lane
     2007-05-25 by John Fedak
     2007-11-18 by Al Sandorff
     2008-07-12 by Eric Light
     2008-08-13 by John Fedak
     2009-06-18 by Carl Hansen
     2009-09-13 by Greg Slayden (GPS Track)
     2010-06-10 by James Barlow (Unsuccessful)
     2010-09-02 by James Barlow
     2012-06-20 by George Burgess (GPS Track)
     2012-09-29 by Kerry Breen
     2013-06-15 by Eric Noel
     2013-06-30 by Daniel Block
     2013-08-12 by Mike Jay (GPS Track)
     2013-08-25 by Coby King
     2014-09-14 by Mihai Giurgiulescu (GPS Track)
     2014-10-13 by David Sanger
     2015-06-20 by Patrick Bergeron (GPS Track)

View ascents of peak by registered Peakbagger.com members (153 total)

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Sonora Peak is only a couple miles north of Highway 108 at Sonora Pass, and this access helps make the summit an easy hike. Unlike the granite peaks for which the Sierra Nevada is famous, Sonora Peak is a pile of rotten volcanic scree. It is the highest point in Alpine County, California, and there is no higher summit further north in the Sierra.

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1816 ft/554 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1816 ft/554 m
  Key Col: Sonora Pass    9643 ft/2939 m
Isolation4.75 mi/7.64 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Leavitt Peak  (S)
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: Carson-Iceberg Area (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsGreat Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest/Stanislaus National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Carson-Iceberg Wilderness Area (Highest Point)
Topo MapSonora Pass O38119c6 1:24,000



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