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Nevada Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence

RankPeak Prom-Ft  Elev-Ft Range (Level 5)Isol-MiAscent Date
1.Charleston Peak824111,916Spring Mountains135.2 
2.Wheeler Peak756313,063Snake Range231.8 
3.Mount Jefferson586111,941Toquima Range98.6 
4.Pilot Peak572610,716Pilot Range53.7 
5.North Schell Peak540311,883Schell Creek Range23.5 
6.Star Peak54009836Southeast Humboldt River Ranges69.0 
7.Hayford Peak53929912Sheep Range33.8 
8.Arc Dome521311,773Toiyabe Range23.1 
9.Mount Moriah490712,067Snake Range20.3 
10.Jackson Mountains High Point48639095Black Rock Desert Area29.2 
11.Hole in the Mountain Peak484911,306Ruby-East Humboldt Mountains26.6 
12.Mount Tobin48319775Southeast Humboldt River Ranges35.4 
13.Ruby Dome479311,387Ruby-East Humboldt Mountains94.7 
14.Troy Peak479011,298Grant-Quinn Canyon Range40.0 
15.Matterhorn467810,838Jarbidge Mountains60.4 
16.Currant Mountain457511,513White Pine Range52.8 
17.Grapevine Peak45628738Amaragosa Range17.8 
18.Granite Peak43979732Santa Rosa Mountains82.4 
19.Mount Augusta43669966Frenchman-Eastgate-Gabbs Ranges14.8 
20.Mount Lewis42809680Shoshone Mountains and Range34.9 
21.McAfee Peak415810,438Independence Mountains35.6 
22.Duffer Peak41399428Black Rock Desert Area55.1 
23.Piper Peak40839450Esmeralda County Ranges16.1 
24.Mormon Peak40147414Eastern Lincoln County Ranges27.6 
25.Spruce Mountain393010,262Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges27.1 
26.Mount Grant392011,280Wassuk Range28.1 
27.Job Peak39058785Southeast Humboldt River Ranges17.1 
28.Sonoma Peak38969396Southeast Humboldt River Ranges32.7 
29.Lone Mountain38089108Esmeralda County Ranges25.1 
30.Bald Mountain37489348East Nellis Ranges43.0 
31.Cherry Creek Benchmark373410,522Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges34.3 
32.Goshute Peak36909610Goshute Range27.7 
33.Kumiva Peak36608220Black Rock Desert Area25.6 
34.Ward Mountain365610,936Egan Range22.1 
35.Table Mountain364810,888Monitor Range17.4 
36.Virginia Peak36428366Reno-Truckee Area21.4 
37.Mount Rose363010,776Carson Range33.2 
38.Pearl Peak360810,848Ruby-East Humboldt Mountains13.4 
39.Diamond Peak359410,614North Eureka County Ranges27.9 
40.Roberts Creek Mountain357410,134North Eureka County Ranges32.3 
41.Adam Peak35588678North Central Nevada24.7 
42.Orevada View Benchmark35488506Trout Creek Area23.5 
43.Desatoya Peak35459973Frenchman-Eastgate-Gabbs Ranges21.1 
44.Mount Moses35298649Southeast Humboldt River Ranges16.9 
45.Tohakum Peak35098182Pyramid Lake Area18.6 
46.Mount Siegel34779451Pine Nut-Sweetwater Ranges19.5 
47.Granite Peak34608980Black Rock Desert Area49.1 
48.Tule Peak34098724Pyramid Lake Area32.1 
49.North Peak33308550Southeast Humboldt River Ranges23.6 
50.Seaman Range High Point33268606Northwest Lincoln County Ranges27.0 
51.Eugene Mountains High Point33227582Northwest Humboldt River Area19.2 
52.Jumbo Peak33005761Eastern Lincoln County Ranges20.1 
53.Highland Peak32759395Wilson Creek-White Rock Ranges43.8 
54.Mount Grafton325710,990Schell Creek Range26.8 
55.Pilot Peak32029182Gabbs Valley-Pilot-Monte Cristo33.6 
56.Virgin Peak31838071Eastern Lincoln County Ranges56.8 
57.Cain Mountain31698409Southeast Humboldt River Ranges10.9 
58.Mount Tenabo31539153North Eureka County Ranges22.2 
59.South Pequop Benchmark30899249Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges26.7 
60.Worthington Peak30888968Northwest Lincoln County Ranges13.1 
61.Kawich Peak30819401Kawich-Belted-Reveille Ranges39.4 
62.Mount Callaghan302710,187Toiyabe Range24.4 
63.Bloody Run Peak30137907Santa Rosa Mountains22.0 
64.Potosi Mountain30128514Spring Mountains17.9 
65.Hyko Benchmark29907950Northwest Lincoln County Ranges16.7 
66.Seven Troughs Benchmark29867795Northwest Humboldt River Area24.1 
67.Mount Hamilton298510,745White Pine Range21.3 
68.Telegraph Hill295410,154Egan Range15.4 
69.Stonewall Mountain29188318West Nellis Ranges22.2 
70.Muddy Benchmark29135433Las Vegas Ranges21.6 
71.King Lear Peak28838923Black Rock Desert Area10.0 
72.Spirit Mountain28795639Eldorado-Newberry Mountains25.3 
73.Stewart Benchmark28788798Black Rock Desert Area16.1 
74.Shingle Peak28639823Egan Range13.7 
75.Juniper Mountain28487474Northwest Humboldt River Area15.5 
76.Granite Mountain28468419Southeast Humboldt River Ranges16.7 
77.North Shoshone Peak283310,313Shoshone Mountains and Range14.9 
78.Bunker Hill279311,473Toiyabe Range31.3 
79.Knoll Mountain27808760Northeast Nevada Ranges22.9 
80.Donnelly Peak27738533Black Rock Desert Area16.4 
81.Blue Mountain27597352Northwest Humboldt River Area11.7 
82.Bald Mountain27449544Pine Nut-Sweetwater Ranges9.5 
83.Buffalo Mountain27377997Southeast Humboldt River Ranges12.7 
84.Gold Mountain27128152Esmeralda County Ranges17.2 
85.Mount Davidson27047864Reno-Truckee Area11.8 
86.Summit Mountain270110,461Monitor Range29.2 
87.Portuguese Mountain27009240Pancake Range22.2 
88.State Line Peak26907990Pyramid Lake Area10.4 
89.Reveille Peak26788812Kawich-Belted-Reveille Ranges19.3 
90.Mount Wilson26759315Wilson Creek-White Rock Ranges26.4 
91.Porter Peak26629268North Central Nevada13.9 
92.Quinn Canyon Range High Point258710,185Grant-Quinn Canyon Range15.6 
93.Fairview Peak25838303Frenchman-Eastgate-Gabbs Ranges21.6 
94.New Pass Peak25729002Frenchman-Eastgate-Gabbs Ranges24.2 
95.Morey Peak256610,246Hot Creek Range-Antelope Range20.6 
96.Belted Range High Point25658565Kawich-Belted-Reveille Ranges19.4 
97.Mount Irish25438743Northwest Lincoln County Ranges16.5 
98.High Bald Peaks25239249Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges12.6 
99.Tabor Benchmark25188846Central Elko County Ranges23.3 
100.Big Bald Mountain25139303Ruby-East Humboldt Mountains10.7 
101.Petersen Mountains High Point25017841Reno-Truckee Area10.3 
102.Wildcat Peak246810,508Toquima Range16.0 
103.Majuba Benchmark24677388Northwest Humboldt River Area18.3 
104.Pah-Rum Peak24597608Pyramid Lake Area15.9 
105.Miller Mountain24498729Mono-Benton-Excelsior Area11.0 
106.Baldy Peak24479370Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges11.0 
107.Bilk Creek Mountains High Point24458485Trout Creek Area11.6 
108.Rawhide Mountain24399169Hot Creek Range-Antelope Range19.9 
109.Wilson Peak24278507North Central Nevada5.6 
110.Arrow Canyon Range High Point24265226Las Vegas Ranges12.0 
111.Becky Peak241910,007Schell Creek Range15.6 
112.Trinity Peak24167337Northwest Humboldt River Area17.4 
113.Blue Dick Benchmark24099289Esmeralda County Ranges19.6 
114.San Antonio Mountains High Point24008520Toquima Range24.2 
115.Kern Mountains High Point23979680Deep Creek Range7.4 
116.Big Mountain23948594Black Rock Desert Area14.2 
117.Beaver Peak23918791North Central Nevada18.8 
118.Badger Mountain23667976Northwest Lincoln County Ranges20.6 
119.Merritt Mountain23528792Jarbidge Mountains17.8 
120.Dutch John Mountain23408860Schell Creek Range13.0 
121.Prospect Peak23139573Hot Creek Range-Antelope Range13.4 
122.Ninemile Peak228910,080Hot Creek Range-Antelope Range19.5 
123.Chokecherry Mountain22758035Eastern Lincoln County Ranges24.3 
124.Lone Mountain22628782Independence Mountains14.9 
125.Blue Eagle Mountain22619561Grant-Quinn Canyon Range13.4 
126.Elliott Benchmark22478747North Eureka County Ranges23.3 
127.Bald Mountain22438543North Eureka County Ranges9.9 
128.Murdock Mountain22328312Northeast Nevada Ranges20.4 
129.Cleaver Peak22316711Reno-Truckee Area18.3 
130.Butte Mountains High Point22289052Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges14.0 
131.Kelly Creek Mountain22238403North Central Nevada20.7 
132.Fagin Mountain22029147North Eureka County Ranges16.6 
132.McCann Creek Mountain22028602North Central Nevada18.3 
134.Bare Mountain21976317West Nellis Ranges12.5 
135.Tholen Benchmark21968276Southeast Humboldt River Ranges13.0 
136.Peavine Peak21868266Bald Mountain Range-Sierra Valley9.2 
137.Sherman Peak21768656Frenchman-Eastgate-Gabbs Ranges11.4 
138.Buck Mountain21759159Ruby-East Humboldt Mountains11.5 
139.McCullough Mountain21707026McCullough Range23.6 
140.Major Benchmark West21649964Schell Creek Range14.4 
141.Independence Benchmark21548314Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges13.7 
142.Shoshone Mountain214710,907Toquima Range6.0 
143.Santa Rosa Peak21419701Santa Rosa Mountains8.1 
144.Sixmile Hill21367496North Central Nevada18.7 
145.Ray Benchmark21309249Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges9.4 
146.Garfield Hills High Point21258085Mono-Benton-Excelsior Area11.3 
147.Toano Range High Point21178037Northeast Nevada Ranges12.5 
148.Cotton Benchmark21037823Southeast Humboldt River Ranges17.9 
149.Mount Ferguson20998353Gabbs Valley-Pilot-Monte Cristo20.8 
150.Moody Peak20968883Pancake Range17.4 
151.Juniper Peak20897209Reno-Truckee Area15.1 
152.Elko Mountain20857505Ruby-East Humboldt Mountains15.7 
153.Fox Mountain20828182Black Rock Desert Area16.3 
154.Toiyabe Dome208111,361Toiyabe Range6.0 
155.Ellen D Mountain20798633Jarbidge Mountains15.7 
156.Dolly Varden Mountains High Point20648593Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges18.6 
157.White Horse Mountain20578077Goshute Range14.4 
158.Cone Benchmark20567276North Central Nevada15.4 
159.Adobe Range High Point20558135Central Elko County Ranges14.0 
160.Saddle Benchmark20468446Shoshone Mountains and Range17.7 
161.Dogskin Mountain20417487Reno-Truckee Area6.3 
162.Egan Benchmark204010,120Egan Range11.7 
163.Hannan Range High Point20346988Black Rock Desert Area8.4 
164.Pine Mountain20268648Jarbidge Mountains4.9 
165.Gass Peak20236943Las Vegas Ranges8.7 
166.Hays Canyon Peak20207920Sheldon-Hart Mountain Refuges Area12.2 
167.Fortification Range High Point20118431Wilson Creek-White Rock Ranges13.5 
168.Silver Benchmark20068166Schell Creek Range8.6 
169.Toiyabe Peak 11085200511,085Toiyabe Range7.3 
 Cherry Creek Peak 3188199410,459Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges6.9 
 Black Mountain19916617Northwest Humboldt River Area9.6 
 Marys Mountain19797699North Central Nevada22.7 
 North Lovell Peak19759652Schell Creek Range8.2 
 Grassy Mountain19738613Wilson Creek-White Rock Ranges6.9 
 Frenchman Mountain19724052Las Vegas Ranges15.6 
 Slumbering Hills High Point19686496Northwest Humboldt River Area12.3 
 Buffalo Mountain19668206Southeast Humboldt River Ranges10.5 
 Hot Springs Range High Point19606920North Central Nevada6.9 

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List Description

List Info

Nevada has more high-prominence peak that any other state except Alaska. A quirk of prominence as a mountain measure is that desert fault-block range high points tend to have very high prominence values, and Nevada is 98% covered by this kind of terrain. There are approximately 169 peaks in Nevada with over 2000 feet of prominence, just nudging out much larger California's 163 (which also includes many fault-block desert peaks).

No one has completed this list, and it is unlikely to happen soon, since Bald Mountain in the Groom Range (peak #30) is located on the Nellis Air Force base, a nuclear test site. The area is actively guarded and patrolled by the U.S. Military.

Note that the unranked peaks on this list have less than 2000 feet of clean prominece, but they do have 2000 feet or more of optimistic prominence. These unranked peaks are "error range" summits, and some of them may have a very good chance of being over the cutoff. Some climbers elect to ascend these unranked peaks for the sake of completeness.

Sources

  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; list compiled 1999 by Edward Earl and Andy Martin.
  • Aaron Maizlish's PeakList.org web site.
  • List generation helped by Edward Earl's WinProm program.
  • Posts made to the Yahoo Prominence Group online forum.
  • Prominence values in this list may not agree 100% with sources, due to different interpretations of key col spot elevations and out-dated peak elevations in the PBC Database.

Links

     Peaklist.org--Nevada 2000 foot Prominece Peaks

 


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