Machesna Mountain, California

Prominence: 1623 ft, 495 m

Elevation: 4063 feet, 1238 meters

True Isolation: 19.85 mi, 31.95 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 4066 ft / 1239 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)35° 16' 43'' N, 120° 13' 51'' W
35.278717, -120.230968 (Dec Deg)
751852 E 3907469 N, Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionSan Luis Obispo

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     California Wilderness High Points (Rank #110)
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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 23
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 21)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2002-05-18 by Richard Carey
     2005-01-22 by John Fedak
     2011-05-06 by Bob Burd
     2019-04-13 by Andrew Kirmse
     2019-04-13 by Dean Gaudet (GPS Track)
     2019-04-20 by Powen Ru (GPS Track)
     2019-05-23 by Stav Basis
     2021-02-27 by Kurt T
     2022-04-01 by Chad Thomas (GPS Track)

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Click on photo for original larger-size version.
The hike up to this point has been very nice, but the last half mile is mainly an ugly bushwhack. Also, watch out for rattlesnakes (2019-04-13). Photo by Andrew Kirmse.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1623 ft/494 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1663 ft/506 m
  Key Col: 2440 ft/744 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 19.85 mi/31.95 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 35.0392, -120.0363
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Timber Peak  (SSE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Central and Southern California Ranges
Range4: Central California Coast Ranges
Range5: San Luis Obispo Ranges
Drainage BasinsSalinas
Pacific-Western USA
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Los Padres National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Machesna Mountain Wilderness Area (Highest Point)
Topo MapLa Panza O35120c2 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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