Tempe Butte, Arizona

Prominence: 330 ft, 101 m

Elevation: 1495+ feet, 456+ meters

True Isolation: 2.65 mi, 4.26 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 1495 - 1515 ft
    (20-foot closed contour)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)33° 25' 41'' N, 111° 56' 8'' W
33.427985, -111.935663 (Dec Deg)
413017 E 3699126 N, Zone 12 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionMaricopa

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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 78
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 72)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1998-09-04 by Carlos Ross
     2008-11-11 by Carlos Ross (GPS Track)
     2009-09-11 by Steve Blanchette
     2010 by Scott Surgent
     2013-05-11 by Shawn Martin
     2014-01-12 by Andrew Rankine
     2014-12-30 by Gustav Sexauer
     2015-04-26 by Collin Kamholz
     2015-12-16 by Kay Komuro
     2017-04-19 by Zackary Michek (GPS Track)
     2017-05-31 by William Musser
     2017-10-09 by Nathan Tenney
     2018-05-05 by Gary Rischitelli (GPS Track)
     2019-02-13 by Scott Surgent
     2019-02-16 by William Inman

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OTHER NAMES: Hayden Butte, "A" Mountain

Tempe Butte is a small peak located on the north end of the city of Tempe. Also known by the name Hayden Butte, it is part of the Hayden Butte Preserve, a location of historical significance. A nickname given to the peak is "A" Mountain, in reference to the large and distinctive letter "A" that has appeared on the peak's south slope since 1955.
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Morning views southeast over ASU (2017-10-09). Photo by Nathan Tenney.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 330 ft/101 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 350 ft/107 m
  Key Col: 1165 ft/355 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 2.65 mi/4.26 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 33.4642, -111.9517
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Papago Big Butte  (NNW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Intermountain West
Range3: Southwest Basins and Ranges
Range4: North Sonoran Desert Ranges
Range5: South Phoenix Area
Drainage BasinsSalt
Gulf of California
Pacific-Central America/Mexico
Pacific Ocean
Topo MapTempe O33111d8 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
This peak was submitted to the database by Craig Willis.
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