Jacks Peak, California

Prominence: 376 ft, 115 m

Elevation: 9856 feet, 3004 meters

True Isolation: 0.67 mi, 1.09 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 9860 ft / 3005 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)38° 53' 25'' N, 120° 9' 15'' W
38.890407, -120.154158 (Dec Deg)
746828 E 4308465 N, Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionEl Dorado

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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 139
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Selected Trip Reports:
     0000 by Sean Casserly
     1949-06-28 by Frederick Johnson
     1989-07-04 by JohnE Sarna
     1994-08-27 by Bob Burd
     2005-08-06 by Al Sandorff
     2009-09-24 by John Fedak
     2010-05-12 by Bob Burd
     2010-07-25 by Tim Berger
     2013-01-17 by Morgan Goodwin
     2013-09-08 by John Morrow
     2014-08-02 by Marcus Sierra
     2014-08-16 by Kristine Swigart
     2016-07-16 by Kir Pridatko
     2017-10-14 by Yao-Min Chen (GPS Track)
     2018-10-30 by Redd Sea
     2019-04-14 by Clément Guillaume (GPS Track)
     2019-04-27 by AJ Kaufmann
     2020-06-20 by Michael Jaskot
     2020-06-20 by Briana Jaskot
     2020-07-14 by Michael Toffey (GPS Track)
     2020-07-25 by Colin Gregory
     2020-07-25 by David Dully
     2020-08-29 by Chromio Muldoon (GPS Track)
     2021-06-15 by Brett Marciasini
     2021-06-20 by Kenny Lotito
     2021-08-01 by Rafee Memon (GPS Track)
     2022-08-12 by Maxton Caplanides (GPS Track)
     2022-10-09 by Ken Toyama (GPS Track)

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Jacks in front of Crystal Range (2013-09-08). Photo by John Morrow.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 376 ft/114 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 416 ft/126 m
  Key Col: 9480 ft/2890 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.67 mi/1.09 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 38.9, -120.1517
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Dicks Peak  (NNE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Sierra Nevada
Range4: Lake Tahoe-Sonora Pass Sierra Nevada
Range5: Desolation-Crystal Range
Drainage Basins
Lake Tahoe
Truckee-Pyramid Lake
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
San Francisco Bay
Pacific-Western USA
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Eldorado National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Desolation Wilderness Area
Topo MapRockbound Valley O38120h2 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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This is the Class 3 crux on Jack's Northface. It was almost scary - but not quite (2018-10-30). Photo by Redd Sea.
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