Lyon Peak, California

Prominence: 251 ft, 77 m

Elevation: 8891 feet, 2710 meters

True Isolation: 0.89 mi, 1.44 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 8895 ft / 2711 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)39° 12' 25'' N, 120° 18' 56'' W
39.206823, -120.315627 (Dec Deg)
731784 E 4343162 N, Zone 10 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionPlacer

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     Tahoe-Ogul Peaks List (Rank #46)
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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 81
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 75)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1987-09-20 by JohnE Sarna
     2004-03-14 by Bob Burd
     2009-07-20 by John Fedak
     2013-10-12 by Marcus Sierra
     2015-10-03 by Craig Barlow
     2016-08-20 by Dean Gaudet
     2018-06-30 by Kayla Brown
     2018-07-01 by Bo Meng (GPS Track)
     2020-07-11 by Briana Jaskot
     2020-07-11 by Michael Jaskot
     2020-10-06 by Michael Toffey (GPS Track)
     2021-07-11 by Brett Marciasini
     2021-10-02 by Philip Frost (GPS Track)
     2021-10-02 by Chad Thomas (GPS Track)
     2022-07-29 by Maxton Caplanides
     2022-09-23 by Dylan Kilby

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Click on photo for original larger-size version.
Needle Peak and Granite Chief as viewed from the summit of Lyon. You can see the talus slope of Lyon transitioning to the clumpy mountain grass toward the volcanic summit of Needle, as well as the copses toward the western side of Granite Chief (2022-09-23). Photo by Dylan Kilby.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 251 ft/77 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 291 ft/89 m
  Key Col: 8640 ft/2633 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.89 mi/1.44 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 39.2008, -120.3008
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Needle Peak  (ESE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Sierra Nevada
Range4: Lake Tahoe-Sonora Pass Sierra Nevada
Range5: Granite Chief-Northwest Tahoe Area
Drainage BasinsSacramento
San Francisco Bay
Pacific-Western USA
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Tahoe National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Granite Chief Wilderness Area
Topo MapGranite Chief O39120b3 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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