Mount Tamalpais (pronounced /tæməlˈpaɪ.ɨs/, known locally as "Mount Tam") is a mountain in Marin County, California, United States. It is the highest mountain in the Marin Hills. It is often seen as a symbol of Marin County.
Mt. Tamalpais as seen from Muir Beach Overlook
|Elevation||2,574 feet (784 metres)|
|Prominence||2,460 ft (750 m) |
|Location||Marin County, California, USA|
|Parent range||California Coast Ranges|
|Topo map||USGS San Rafael|
|First ascent||1830s by Jacob P. Leese|
|Easiest route||Railroad Grade fire trail|
A lot of Mount Tamalpais is on protected public lands such as Mount Tamalpais State Park and the Mount Tamalpais Watershed. The elevation at the East Peak, its second highest point, is 2,572 feet (784 m). The West Peak, the mountain's highest peak, is 2,574 feet (785 m) above sea level.