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Bear Mountain
Bear Mountain and tarn below Devils Punchbowl in Siskiyou Wilderness.jpg
Bear Mountain and the tarn below Devils Punchbowl
Highest point
Elevation 6,415 ft (1,955 m) NAVD 88
Prominence 2,251 ft (686 m)
Listing California county high points 35th
Location Del Norte and Siskiyou counties, California, U.S.
Parent range Siskiyou Mountains
Topo map USGS Devils Punchbowl

Bear Mountain is a mountain located in the Siskiyou Mountains of Northern California in the United States. The summit, located in Siskiyou County, is at an elevation of 6,411 feet (1,954 m). The highest point in Del Norte County is located just west of the summit at about 6400+ feet (1951+ meters). The mountain is in the Siskiyou Wilderness and straddles the county boundary, which also separates the Six Rivers and Klamath national forests. A cirque named Devils Punchbowl containing a tarn is located on the mountain's north side. Due to its location near the Pacific Ocean, the mountain normally receives tremendous snowfall during the winter.

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