Basalt Hill, California

Prominence: 947 ft, 288 m

Elevation: 1707 feet, 520 meters

True Isolation: 4.65 mi, 7.48 km
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)37° 1' 9'' N, 121° 5' 11'' W
37.019061, -121.086491 (Dec Deg)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionMerced

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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 20
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 20)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2006-09-11 by Frederick Johnson
     2013-09-19 by Bob Burd
     2015-12-20 by Marcus Sierra (GPS Track)
     2017-02-18 by Dean Gaudet (GPS Track)
     2017-11-26 by David Stramel
     2017-12-14 by Jeffrey Kabel
     2018-12-14 by Andrew Kirmse
     2019-02-21 by Azucena Watkins (GPS Track)
     2019-02-21 by Rick Sanchez (GPS Track)
     2019-10-12 by Gordon Jacobs (GPS Track)
     2020-02-09 by Scott Burley (GPS Track)

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This peak has an inactive fire lookout.
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The summit with antennas and benchmark, from the alternate, rocky summit nearby. San Luis Reservoir visible to the left (2018-12-14). Photo by Andrew Kirmse.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 947 ft/288 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 987 ft/300 m
  Key Col: 760 ft/232 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 4.65 mi/7.48 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 36.98, -121.155
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Peak 1721  (SW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Central and Southern California Ranges
Range4: Central California Coast Ranges
Range5: Diablo Range
Drainage BasinsSan Joaquin
San Francisco Bay
Pacific-Western USA
Pacific Ocean
Topo MapSan Luis Dam O37121a1 1:24,000
Data SourcePartially verified user peak addition
This peak was submitted to the database by Richard Carey.
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