Discovery Peak, California

Prominence: 1086 ft, 331 m

Elevation: 3846 feet, 1172 meters

True Isolation: 5.14 mi, 8.28 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 3849 ft / 1173 m
Local or Alternate Name(s)Alternate: Valpe Ridge-Rose Flat
Peak TypeUnnamed Peak
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)37° 30' 44'' N, 121° 41' 58'' W
37.5121, -121.699374 (Dec Deg)
614946 E 4152478 N, Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionAlameda (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Discovery Peak:
     California County High Points (Rank #46)
     Western Contiguous USA CoHPs (Rank #370)
     Western USA CoHPs (Rank #403)
     California Coastal Peak List (Rank #136)

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

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 157
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 151)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1992-03-21 by Frederick Johnson
     1994-03-27 by Frederick Johnson
     2011-03-29 by Peter James (GPS Track)
     2013-01-15 by James Barlow (GPS Track)
     2013-05-05 by Marcus Sierra (GPS Track)
     2014-03-15 by Marcus Sierra
     2014-10-25 by Scott Burley (GPS Track)
     2015-01-19 by Coby King (GPS Track)
     2015-10-25 by Patrick Bergeron (GPS Track)
     2015-12-27 by Eric McCown
     2016-03-12 by Matt Sartin
     2017-05-15 by Mike Jay
     2017-12-17 by Dave Covill
     2018-03-31 by Joe Merlone
     2018-03-31 by Bob McLaughlin
     2018-05-12 by Kimberly St.Clair
     2018-10-21 by Clément Guillaume (GPS Track)
     2019-01-04 by Steve Johnson
     2019-12-21 by Quincy Koetz
     2020-01-19 by Matthew Hennes
     2020-02-02 by Aaron Gustafson (GPS Track)
     2020-10-03 by Mihai Giurgiulescu (GPS Track)
     2021-03-05 by Neil Smith (GPS Track)
     2021-03-15 by Alex Gotz (GPS Track)
     2021-03-28 by Brett Marciasini
     2021-05-08 by Ken Toyama (GPS Track)

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Click on photo for original larger-size version.
Discovery Peak - the highest (or second highest?) point in Alameda County? (2019-05-04). Photo by Jobe Wymore.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1086 ft/331 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1126 ft/343 m
  Key Col: 2760 ft/841 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 5.14 mi/8.28 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 37.4375, -121.7
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Black Mountain  (S)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Central and Southern California Ranges
Range4: Central California Coast Ranges
Range5: Diablo Range
Drainage BasinsSan Francisco Bay
Pacific-Western USA
Pacific Ocean
Topo MapMendenhall Springs O37121e6 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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