GOAL: To hike/walk/climb/crawl to the tallest peak in each of California's 58 Counties (note that several counties share a peak as county lines often run on mountain ranges).

Why: Um.... because!

Notes: Highlighted rows are completed hikes (legend is at the bottom). Click the completed peak name for a gallery of pictures and log of the hike

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  County Peak Name    Feet      Meters   Range Name DTP EG DR OO E B Notes
   
1 Inyo Mount Whitney 14,491  4417  Sequoia Sierra Nevada              
1 Tulare Mount Whitney 14,491  4417  Sequoia Sierra Nevada              
3 Mono White Mountain Peak 14,246  4342  West Great Basin Ranges 6 4000 8 9.9 2006-07-15   Erik & John
4 Fresno North Palisade 14,242  4341  Central Sierra Nevada              
5 Siskiyou Mount Shasta 14,162  4317  California Cascades              
6 Madera Mount Ritter 13,143  4006  Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada              
7 Tuolumne Mount Lyell 13,114  3997  Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada              
8 Mariposa Parsons Peak-Northwest Ridge 12,040+ 3670+ Yosemite-Ritter Sierra Nevada              
9 San Bernardino San Gorgonio Mountain 11,499  3505  Transverse Ranges 8.5* 5400 7 8 2006-06-24   Erik, John, Jason 5.5 hours to top
10 Alpine Sonora Peak 11,459  3493  Lake Tahoe-Sonora Pass Sierra Nevada              
11 El Dorado Freel Peak 10,881  3317  Lake Tahoe-Sonora Pass Sierra Nevada              
12 Riverside San Jacinto Peak 10,804  3293  Peninsular Southern California Ranges           B  
13 Shasta Lassen Peak 10,457  3187  California Cascades           B  
14 Los Angeles Mount San Antonio 10,064  3068  Transverse Ranges 7* 3900 7 8 2006-08-06 B Erik & Simon
15 Modoc Eagle Peak 9892  3015  Northwest Great Basin Ranges              
16 Amador Thunder Mountain 9410  2868  Lake Tahoe-Sonora Pass Sierra Nevada              
17 Tehama Brokeoff Mountain 9235  2815  California Cascades           B  
18 Nevada Mount Lola 9148  2788  Northern Sierra Nevada              
19 Trinity Mount Eddy 9025  2751  Klamath Mountains              
20 Placer Granite Chief 9006  2745  Lake Tahoe-Sonora Pass Sierra Nevada              
21 Sierra Mount Lola-North Ridge Peak 8844  2696  Northern Sierra Nevada              
22 Ventura Mount Pinos 8831  2692  Transverse Ranges           B  
23 Kern Sawmill Mountain 8818  2688  Transverse Ranges              
24 Lassen Hat Mountain 8737  2663  Northwest Great Basin Ranges              
25 Plumas Mount Ingalls 8372  2552  Northern Sierra Nevada              
26 Calaveras Corral Hollow Hill 8170  2490  Lake Tahoe-Sonora Pass Sierra Nevada              
27 Glenn Black Butte 7448  2270  Northern California Coast Range              
28 Butte Butte County High Point 7120+ 2170+ Northern Sierra Nevada              
29 Colusa Snow Mountain 7056  2151  Northern California Coast Range              
29 Lake Snow Mountain 7056  2151  Northern California Coast Range              
31 Humboldt Salmon Mountain 6956  2120  Klamath Mountains              
32 Mendocino Anthony Peak 6954  2120  Northern California Coast Range              
33 Santa Barbara Big Pine Mountain 6800+ 2073+ Transverse Ranges              
34 San Diego Hot Springs Mountain 6533  1991  Peninsular Southern California Ranges              
35 Del Norte Bear Mountain 6411  1954  Klamath Mountains              
36 Monterey Junipero Serra Peak 5862  1787  Central California Coast Ranges              
37 Orange Santiago Peak 5687  1733  Peninsular Southern California Ranges 8** 4000 6 7 2006-07-01 B Erik, Jesse, Simon 4 hours to top
38 San Benito San Benito Mountain 5241  1597  Central California Coast Ranges              
39 San Luis Obispo Caliente Mountain 5106  1556  Central California Coast Ranges              
40 Yuba Yuba County High Point 4825+ 1471+ Northern Sierra Nevada              
41 Imperial Blue Angels Peak 4548  1386  Northern Baja California           B  
42 Sonoma Cobb Mountain-Southwest Peak 4480+ 1366+ Northern California Coast Range              
43 Santa Clara Copernicus Peak 4360+ 1329+ Central California Coast Ranges              
44 Napa Mount Saint Helena-East Peak 4200+ 1280+ Northern California Coast Range              
45 Contra Costa Mount Diablo 3849  1173  Central California Coast Ranges              
46 Alameda (Valpe Ridge-Rose Flat) 3840+ 1170+ Central California Coast Ranges              
47 Stanislaus Mount Stakes 3804  1159  Central California Coast Ranges              
48 Merced Laveaga Peak 3801  1159  Central California Coast Ranges              
49 San Joaquin Mount Boardman-North Peak 3626  1105  Central California Coast Ranges              
50 Kings Table Mountain 3473  1059  Central California Coast Ranges              
51 Santa Cruz Mount Bielewski 3231  985  Central California Coast Ranges              
52 Yolo Little Blue Ridge 3120+ 951+ Northern California Coast Range              
53 Solano Mount Vaca 2819  859  Northern California Coast Range              
54 San Mateo Long Ridge 2600+ 792+ Central California Coast Ranges              
55 Marin Mount Tamalpais 2571  784  Northern California Coast Range              
56 Sutter South Butte 2120+ 646+ Northern Sierra Nevada              
57 San Francisco Mount Davidson 925+ 282+ Central California Coast Ranges           B  
58 Sacramento Carpenter Benchmark 828  252  Lake Tahoe-Sonora Pass Sierra Nevada              
     
      Completed Peak Highlight Color      
  DTP Distance To Peak (miles)      
  EG Elevation Gain (feet)      
  DR Difficulty Rating (1-10,  1 being a stroll, 10 being a technical climb or extremely strenuous)
  OO Overall Opinion of hike (1-10 - 1 being boring, 10 being spectacular)
  E Erik Hiked This One (date)
  B Brian Hiked This One (marked with just a b)
  * Average distance taken from multiple sources
  ** Distance could be off by as much as .75 miles - We lost Upper Holy Jim Trail and took the road from Bear Springs (also from park to trailhead = .3 Miles)