Basin Peak, California

Prominence: 337 ft, 102 m

Elevation: 9017 feet, 2748 meters

True Isolation: 1.39 mi, 2.23 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 9021 ft / 2749 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)39° 22' 56'' N, 120° 21' 51'' W
39.382209, -120.364204 (Dec Deg)
727021 E 4362507 N, Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionNevada

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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 177
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 161)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2004-02-13 by Bob Burd
     2009-08-06 by John Fedak
     2013-11-23 by Marcus Sierra
     2014-01-02 by Bob Burd
     2014-11-02 by Dmitry Medvedev (Unsuccessful)
     2015-06-14 by Dean Gaudet (GPS Track)
     2015-07-11 by Heather Foslund
     2015-10-04 by Craig Barlow
     2016-06-05 by Rachel West
     2016-06-24 by David Porter
     2017-07-29 by Sabrina Sweet
     2018-06-13 by Matt Bousfield (GPS Track)
     2018-07-07 by Chris Halsch
     2018-07-20 by Marc Belanger
     2019-02-23 by Powen Ru (GPS Track)
     2019-03-10 by Rafee Memon (GPS Track)
     2019-07-14 by Brett Marciasini (GPS Track)
     2019-07-20 by Lisa Barboza (GPS Track)
     2019-07-20 by Drew Bartlett
     2019-09-01 by Sean Casserly
     2020-06-11 by Chris Fantasia
     2020-06-13 by Briana Jaskot

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My late wife, Marcia, with our 19 month old son, John Possum, atop Basin with Castle in the background, having hiked in from the south past Peter Grub Hut (2002-07-20). Photo by John Sarna.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 337 ft/102 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 377 ft/114 m
  Key Col: 8680 ft/2646 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 1.39 mi/2.23 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 39.3658, -120.3492
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Castle Peak  (SE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Sierra Nevada
Range4: Northern Sierra Nevada
Range5: North Donner Pass Area
Drainage Basins
San Francisco Bay
Pacific-Western USA
Pacific Ocean
Truckee-Pyramid Lake
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Tahoe National Forest
Topo MapIndependence Lake O39120d3 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
This peak was submitted to the database by Collin Kamholz.
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Basin Peak from Castle Peak (2018-09-07). Photo by Andrew Kirmse.
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