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Near Almo in Cassia County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
 

California Trail -- Pinnacle Pass

 
 
California Trail -- Pinnacle Pass Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, May 14, 2018
1. California Trail -- Pinnacle Pass Marker
Inscription.  "A ride ... brought us to the outlet of this romantic vale, a very narrow pass - just wide enough for a wagon, and on either side very high, jagged and thin walls of granite ... called the 'Pinnacle Pass'" - J.G. Bruff, Aug 29, 1849
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Trails West Inc. P.O. Box 12045, Reno NV 89510

 
Erected 2000 by Trails West Inc. (Marker Number C-9.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the California Trail, and the Trails West Inc. series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is August 29, 1849.
 
Location. 42° 2.9′ N, 113° 42.352′ W. Marker is near Almo, Idaho, in Cassia County. Marker is on Twin Sister Road (Road 3400 S) near City of Rocks Road (Road 3075 S), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Almo ID 83312, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pinnacle Pass (approx. 0.9 miles away); Twin Sisters (approx. 1.6 miles away); Passing Through
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(approx. 1.6 miles away); City of Rocks Stage Station (approx. 1.6 miles away); A Pleasant Place (approx. 1.8 miles away); California Trail - Trail Junction (approx. 1.8 miles away); California Trail -- Silent City of Rocks (approx. 1.8 miles away); Fading Away (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Almo.
 
Pinnacle Pass and California Trail -- Pinnacle Pass Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, May 14, 2018
2. Pinnacle Pass and California Trail -- Pinnacle Pass Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 29, 2018. It was originally submitted on September 29, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 241 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 29, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.

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