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California Peaks with 25 Miles of Isolation

RankPeakIsol-Mi Elev-Ft Range (Level 5)NHN NameAscents
1.Mount Whitney1646.314,498Mount Whitney GroupPico de Aguila3657
2.Mount Shasta334.714,162Mount Shasta AreaWhite Mountain Peak1512
3.San Gorgonio Mountain162.511,499San Bernardino MountainsCharleston Peak1912
4.Junipero Serra Peak131.85862Santa Lucia RangeCrow Peak236
5.Eagle Peak87.49892Warner MountainsLassen Volcanic Wilderness High Point156
6.Mount Pinos82.98831San Emigdio MountainsMount Hawkins889
7.Lassen Peak71.410,457Lassen Peak AreaShastarama Point1171
8.White Mountain Peak67.514,246White MountainsMount Williamson1074
9.Copernicus Peak65.24360Diablo RangePalo Escrito Peak300
10.South Yolla Bolly Mountain61.58094Yolla Bolly AreaLittle Stonewall Pass Peak113
11.Telescope Peak57.211,048Panamint RangeEd Lane Point874
12.Jackson Hill51.8907Channel IslandsPeak 9509
13.Mount Orizaba49.42125Channel IslandsSaddle Peak West116
14.San Benito Mountain43.25241Diablo RangePinyon Peak160
15.Mount San Antonio42.510,064San Gabriel MountainsWashington Monument4640
16.Thompson Peak37.09002Salmon MountainsMount Eddy67
17.Thirst Benchmark33.81965Channel IslandsMount Orizaba7
18.Santiago Peak33.65687Santa Ana MountainsCalamity Canyon Peak690
19.Mount Diablo32.83849Diablo RangeBlack Mountain1252
20.North Palisade32.214,242PalisadesMount Williamson292
21.Mount Tamalpais - West Peak32.12576Sonoma-Marin CoastMount Veeder361
22.Devils Peak31.12450Channel IslandsKnob 288252
23.Boulder Peak30.18299Marble MountainsChina Mountain39
24.Mount Ritter29.913,143Ritter Range-East YosemiteRuby Peak314
25.Clark Mountain29.17907Clark Range-Ivanpah MountainsPotosi Mountain South251
26.Double Mountain28.87981Tehachapi MountainsPiute Benchmark113
27.South Butte28.52120Sacramento Valley ButtesRattlesnake Point129
28.King Peak28.34088Humboldt-Mendocino CoastLarabee Buttes - West Peak92
29.Tin Mountain28.18953Panamint RangePeak 9040153
30.Mount Ingalls27.58372Keddie-Grizzly-Dixie AreaSierra Buttes165
31.Avawatz Peak26.76155Northwest Mojave RangesPeak 6398163
32.Old Woman Mountain26.35325Southeast Mojave RangesPeak 5446165
33.Cobb Mountain25.94720Mayacmas MountainsWindy Point166
34.Signal Hill25.6634Channel IslandsWest Point 2 Benchmark15
35.Cuyamaca Peak25.46512San Diego Area RangesHot Springs Mountain835
36.Preston Peak25.27309Siskiyou MountainsKings Castle29
37.Piute Peak25.18440Piute MountainsPeak 844392

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List Description

Thanks to Jim Moore, who provided many of the isolation limit points for this list. This means that the isolation distances on this list are the actual distances to the nearest higher point of land, not just the nearest summit that happens to be in the site's database.

This list shows the peaks that truly dominate the California landscape, each one standing as the highest point in the center of a circle over 50 miles in diameter (over 1,950 square miles).


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