Black Butte, California

Prominence: 1958 ft, 597 m

Elevation: 6358 feet, 1938 meters

True Isolation: 4.17 mi, 6.72 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 6362 ft / 1939 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)41° 22' 0'' N, 122° 20' 54'' W
41.366536, -122.348222 (Dec Deg)
554511 E 4579652 N, Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionSiskiyou

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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 149
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 143)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2005-04-27 by MB Hansen (Unsuccessful)
     2005-10-09 by Frederick Johnson
     2007-09 by Ryan Ghelfi
     2010-07-22 by Bob Burd
     2011-11-17 by Michael Wanberg
     2013-12-25 by Rebecca Sowards-Emmerd
     2014-03-24 by Adam Walker
     2014-10-16 by Michael Fabbrini
     2015-04-27 by David Porter (GPS Track)
     2015-05-25 by J Thornton
     2015-07-24 by Tobias Flach
     2017-03-25 by Mark Smith (Unsuccessful)
     2017-08-17 by David Sharg (GPS Track)
     2017-08-20 by Paul Hill
     2018-05-24 by Will Thomas
     2018-06-25 by Bob McLaughlin
     2018-07-07 by Martin Pyne
     2019-05-14 by B.J. Marraccini (GPS Track)
     2019-06-10 by Clint Baechle
     2019-08-12 by Daniel Coulter
     2020-02-21 by Matt Juhasz
     2020-05-22 by Katy Bliss (GPS Track)
     2020-07-16 by Evan Friedman (GPS Track)

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Easy 5 mile hike.
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Black Butte, near Mt. Shasta. Taken from the front seat of Jobe Wymore's car while hurtling down the I-5 (2015-07-16). Photo by MB Hansen.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1958 ft/597 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1998 ft/609 m
  Line Parent: Shastina
  Key Col: 4400 ft/1341 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 4.17 mi/6.72 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 41.3883, -122.2733
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Shastina  (ENE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Cascade Range
Range4: California Cascades
Range5: Mount Shasta Area
Drainage Basins
Pacific-Western USA
Pacific Ocean

San Francisco Bay
Pacific-Western USA
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Shasta-Trinity National Forest
Topo MapCity of Mount Shasta O41122c3 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
This peak was submitted to the database by Ryan Ghelfi.
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Other Photos

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Near the summit of Black Butte, looking WSW to the snowcapped Mt Eddy (9,026') in the Shasta-Trinity NF (2019-05-14). Photo by B.J. Marraccini.
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