Towne Benchmark, California

Prominence: 2331 ft, 710 m

Elevation: 7287 feet, 2221 meters

True Isolation: 5.42 mi, 8.72 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 7290 ft / 2222 m
Peak TypeBenchmark/Trig Point
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 25' 11'' N, 117° 19' 6'' W
36.419839, -117.318241 (Dec Deg)
471470 E 4030563 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionInyo

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Lists that contain Towne Benchmark:
     California Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #114)
     Desert Summits Book-Peak List (Rank #131)
     California Peaks with 1000 feet of Prominence (Rank #114)
     Bartell's Death Valley National Park List (Rank #24)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 110
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 106)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1999-02-27 by Richard Carey
     2008-01-18 by Bob Burd
     2008-02-08 by Dennis Poulin
     2012-03-31 by BMS 914 (GPS Track)
     2012-03-31 by Eric Kassan (GPS Track)
     2012-03-31 by Dan Baxter
     2013-11-16 by James Morehouse
     2013-11-16 by BMS 914 (GPS Track)
     2013-11-16 by BMS 914 (GPS Track)
     2014-02-19 by Kay Komuro (GPS Track)
     2015-02-01 by Adam Walker
     2015-12-28 by Craig Barlow
     2017-01-29 by Josef Nuernberger
     2017-11-25 by Dean Gaudet
     2018-04-29 by Greg Gerlach (GPS Track)
     2019-01-12 by Aaron Gustafson
     2019-03-09 by Mihai Giurgiulescu (GPS Track)
     2020-11-29 by Nathan Ayotte
     2021-03-19 by Stav Basis
     2021-03-20 by Chad Thomas (GPS Track)
     2021-11-25 by Clément Guillaume (GPS Track)
     2021-12-05 by TJ Kodras (GPS Track)
     2022-03-13 by Matt Parker (GPS Track)
     2022-03-26 by Andrew Kirmse
     2023-01-06 by Sam Grant (GPS Track)

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Click on photo for original larger-size version.
Along the route to Towne BM from ridge above Towne Pass (2018-01-14). Photo by Joseph Del Grosso.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2331 ft/710 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 2331 ft/710 m
  Key Col: Towne Pass    4956 ft/1511 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 5.42 mi/8.72 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 36.39, -117.2283
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Pinto Peak  (ESE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Intermountain West
Range3: Great Basin Ranges
Range4: West Great Basin Ranges
Range5: Panamint Range
Drainage BasinsPanamint Valley
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Death Valley National Park
Wilderness/Special Area: Death Valley Wilderness Area
Topo MapPanamint Butte O36117d3 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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