Otay Mountain Wilderness High Point, California

Prominence: 271 ft, 82 m

Elevation: 3551 feet, 1082 meters

Approx. Isolation: 1.22 mi, 1.96 km
Peak TypeUnnamed High Point
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)32° 35' 48'' N, 116° 49' 26'' W
32.596749, -116.823948 (Dec Deg)
516520 E 3606598 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionSan Diego

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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 53
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 49)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2015-01-20 by Dan Baxter
     2015-05-02 by Greg Gerlach (GPS Track)
     2015-12-27 by Dean Gaudet (GPS Track)
     2016-11-30 by Craig Barlow
     2017-02-24 by Winnette Butler
     2017-11-18 by William Musser
     2017-12-08 by Wayne Snyder (GPS Track)
     2019-06-11 by Jeffrey Swain (GPS Track)
     2020-05-16 by TJ Kodras (GPS Track)
     2021-02-22 by Chad Thomas (GPS Track)
     2021-04-05 by Pat Wells

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Recently found to be the true wilderness area HP, not "Otay Mtn South"
Click on photo for original larger-size version.
I chased the brown dot on the map to this point just below the radio towers on Otay Mountain. Of course, I visited the top of Otay Mountain and I don't really understand why this was a separate peak and a separate hike. It certainly wasn't the high point on the ridge (2018-11-08). Photo by Jeffrey Swain.
Click here for larger-size photo.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 271 ft/82 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 311 ft/94 m
  Line Parent: Otay Mountain
  Key Col: 3280 ft/1000 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 1.22 mi/1.96 km
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
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    Otay Mountain  (W)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Central and Southern California Ranges
Range4: Peninsular Southern California Ranges
Range5: San Diego Area Ranges
Drainage Basins
San Diego Bay
Pacific-Western USA
Pacific Ocean
Pacific-Baja California
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipWilderness/Special Area: Otay Mountain Wilderness Area (Highest Point)
Topo MapOtay Mountain O32116e7 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
This peak was submitted to the database by Dan Baxter.
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