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Nevada Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence

Showing Edward Earl's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (38 out of 172, or 22.09%)

RankPeak Prom-Ft
(Avg)
 Elev-Ft
(Avg)
Range (Level 5)Isol-MiAscent Date
1.Charleston Peak825711,916Spring Mountains135.21998-11-07
2.Wheeler Peak756813,063Snake Range231.81991-07-21
3.Mount Jefferson587111,941Toquima Range98.61999-07-24
4.Pilot Peak573110,716Pilot Range53.72007-09-19
5.North Schell Peak541311,883Schell Creek Range23.52007-09-18
6.Hayford Peak54129912Sheep Range33.82007-04-28
7.Star Peak54009836Southeast Humboldt River Ranges69.02002-08-12
8.Arc Dome523311,773Toiyabe Range23.12008-08-01
9.Mount Moriah490812,067Snake Range20.32007-09-17
10.Jackson Mountains High Point48799095Black Rock Desert Area29.22009-08-18
11.Mount Tobin48519775Southeast Humboldt River Ranges35.42009-08-19
12.Hole in the Mountain Peak484911,306Ruby-East Humboldt Mountains26.62007-09-20
13.Ruby Dome480911,387Ruby-East Humboldt Mountains94.72002-09-02
14.Troy Peak479011,298Grant-Quinn Canyon Range40.02009-09-13
15.Matterhorn468810,838Jarbidge Mountains60.42010-07-13
16.Currant Mountain457511,513White Pine Range52.82009-09-14
17.Grapevine Peak45628738Amaragosa Range17.82007-11-23
18.Granite Peak43999732Santa Rosa Mountains82.42002-08-11
19.Mount Augusta43869966Frenchman-Eastgate-Gabbs Ranges14.82007-10-06
20.Mount Lewis42909680Shoshone Mountains and Range34.92007-09-21
21.McAfee Peak416810,438Independence Mountains35.62010-07-14
22.Duffer Peak41399428Black Rock Desert Area55.12011-09-08
23.Piper Peak40839450Esmeralda County Ranges16.12007-11-22
24.Mormon Peak40347414Eastern Lincoln County Ranges27.62008-04-15
25.Mount Grant396011,300Wassuk Range28.11999-07-25
26.Spruce Mountain393810,262Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges27.1 
27.Job Peak39158785Southeast Humboldt River Ranges17.12011-09-09
28.Sonoma Peak39069396Southeast Humboldt River Ranges32.72012-09-21
29.Lone Mountain38189108Esmeralda County Ranges25.1 
30.Bald Mountain37589348East Nellis Ranges43.0 
31.Cherry Creek Benchmark373410,522Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges34.3 
32.Goshute Peak37009610Goshute Range27.7 
33.Kumiva Peak36868230Black Rock Desert Area25.62012-09-22 10
34.Ward Mountain367610,936Egan Range22.12009-09-15
35.Table Mountain366810,888Monitor Range17.4 
36.Virginia Peak36588366Reno-Truckee Area21.42007-10-07
37.Mount Rose363010,776Carson Range33.22000-10-15
38.Pearl Peak362810,848Ruby-East Humboldt Mountains13.4 
39.Diamond Peak360410,614North Eureka County Ranges27.92002-07-14
40.Roberts Creek Mountain358410,134North Eureka County Ranges32.3 
41.Adam Peak35688678North Central Nevada24.7 
42.Mount Moses35498649Southeast Humboldt River Ranges16.9 
43.Orevada View Benchmark35488506Trout Creek Area23.5 
44.Desatoya Peak35459973Frenchman-Eastgate-Gabbs Ranges21.12002-06-18
45.Tohakum Peak35098182Pyramid Lake Area18.6 
46.Mount Siegel34779451Pine Nut-Sweetwater Ranges19.52007-10-05
47.Granite Peak34708980Black Rock Desert Area49.1 
48.Tule Peak34258724Pyramid Lake Area32.1 
49.North Peak33408550Southeast Humboldt River Ranges23.6 
50.Seaman Range High Point33368606Northwest Lincoln County Ranges27.0 
51.Eugene Mountains High Point33247582Northwest Humboldt River Area19.2 
52.Jumbo Peak33165761Eastern Lincoln County Ranges20.1 
53.Highland Peak32859395Wilson Creek-White Rock Ranges43.8 
54.Mount Grafton325710,990Schell Creek Range26.82000-05-05
55.Virgin Peak32158087Eastern Lincoln County Ranges56.8 
56.Pilot Peak32129182Gabbs Valley-Pilot-Monte Cristo33.6 
57.Cain Mountain31798409Southeast Humboldt River Ranges10.9 
58.Mount Tenabo31739153North Eureka County Ranges22.2 
59.Worthington Peak31088968Northwest Lincoln County Ranges13.1 
60.Kawich Peak31019401Kawich-Belted-Reveille Ranges39.4 
61.South Pequop Benchmark30999249Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges26.7 
62.Mount Callaghan304710,187Toiyabe Range24.4 
63.Bloody Run Peak30297923Santa Rosa Mountains22.0 
64.Potosi Mountain30128514Spring Mountains17.9 
65.Mount Hamilton300510,745White Pine Range21.3 
66.Hyko Benchmark29957950Northwest Lincoln County Ranges16.7 
67.Seven Troughs Benchmark29867795Northwest Humboldt River Area24.1 
68.Telegraph Hill297410,154Egan Range15.4 
69.Muddy Benchmark29335433Las Vegas Ranges21.6 
70.Stonewall Mountain29288318West Nellis Ranges22.2 
71.King Lear Peak29038923Black Rock Desert Area10.0 
72.Spirit Mountain28995639Eldorado-Newberry Mountains25.3 
73.Stewart Benchmark28988798Black Rock Desert Area16.1 
74.Shingle Peak28839823Egan Range13.7 
75.Juniper Mountain28567474Northwest Humboldt River Area15.5 
76.North Shoshone Peak285310,313Shoshone Mountains and Range14.9 
77.Granite Mountain28468419Southeast Humboldt River Ranges16.7 
78.Bunker Hill281311,473Toiyabe Range31.32002-07-13
79.Donnelly Peak27938533Black Rock Desert Area16.4 
80.Knoll Mountain27908760Northeast Nevada Ranges22.9 
81.Blue Mountain27757352Northwest Humboldt River Area11.7 
82.Bald Mountain27649544Pine Nut-Sweetwater Ranges9.52007-07-03
83.Buffalo Mountain27427997Southeast Humboldt River Ranges12.7 
84.Mount Davidson27247864Reno-Truckee Area11.82002-06-18
85.Gold Mountain27228152Esmeralda County Ranges17.2 
86.Summit Mountain272110,461Monitor Range29.2 
87.Portuguese Mountain27109240Pancake Range22.2 
88.State Line Peak27007990Pyramid Lake Area10.4 
89.Mount Wilson26959315Wilson Creek-White Rock Ranges26.4 
90.Reveille Peak26858812Kawich-Belted-Reveille Ranges19.3 
91.Porter Peak26629268North Central Nevada13.9 
92.Quinn Canyon Range High Point260610,185Grant-Quinn Canyon Range15.6 
93.Fairview Peak25938303Frenchman-Eastgate-Gabbs Ranges21.6 
94.Morey Peak258610,246Hot Creek Range-Antelope Range20.6 
95.Belted Range High Point25858565Kawich-Belted-Reveille Ranges19.4 
96.New Pass Peak25729002Frenchman-Eastgate-Gabbs Ranges24.2 
97.Mount Irish25638743Northwest Lincoln County Ranges16.5 
98.High Bald Peaks25399249Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges12.6 
99.Petersen Mountains High Point25277857Reno-Truckee Area10.3 
100.Tabor Benchmark25188846Central Elko County Ranges23.3 
101.Big Bald Mountain25139303Ruby-East Humboldt Mountains10.7 
102.Wildcat Peak248810,508Toquima Range16.0 
103.Majuba Benchmark24837388Northwest Humboldt River Area18.3 
104.Miller Mountain24698729Mono-Benton-Excelsior Area11.0 
105.Bilk Creek Mountains High Point24658485Trout Creek Area11.6 
106.Baldy Peak24639370Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges11.0 
107.Pah-Rum Peak24597608Pyramid Lake Area15.9 
108.Wilson Peak24478507North Central Nevada5.6 
109.Arrow Canyon Range High Point24465226Las Vegas Ranges12.0 
110.Rawhide Mountain24449169Hot Creek Range-Antelope Range19.9 
111.Becky Peak243510,023Schell Creek Range15.6 
112.Kern Mountains High Point24339700Deep Creek Range7.4 
113.Trinity Peak24327337Northwest Humboldt River Area17.4 
114.Blue Dick Benchmark24299289Esmeralda County Ranges19.6 
115.San Antonio Mountains High Point24208530Toquima Range24.2 
116.Big Mountain24148594Black Rock Desert Area14.2 
117.Beaver Peak24118791North Central Nevada18.8 
118.Badger Mountain23827976Northwest Lincoln County Ranges20.6 
119.Merritt Mountain23728792Jarbidge Mountains17.8 
120.Dutch John Mountain23608860Schell Creek Range13.0 
121.Prospect Peak23239573Hot Creek Range-Antelope Range13.4 
122.Ninemile Peak230910,100Hot Creek Range-Antelope Range19.5 
123.Chokecherry Mountain22958035Eastern Lincoln County Ranges24.3 
124.Lone Mountain22828782Independence Mountains14.9 
125.Blue Eagle Mountain22719561Grant-Quinn Canyon Range13.4 
126.Elliott Benchmark22678747North Eureka County Ranges23.3 
127.Bald Mountain22538543North Eureka County Ranges9.9 
128.Cleaver Peak22516711Reno-Truckee Area18.3 
129.Butte Mountains High Point22449052Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges14.0 
130.Kelly Creek Mountain22438403North Central Nevada20.7 
131.Murdock Mountain22428312Northeast Nevada Ranges20.4 
132.McCann Creek Mountain22228602North Central Nevada18.3 
133.Bare Mountain22176317West Nellis Ranges12.5 
134.Tholen Benchmark22168276Southeast Humboldt River Ranges13.0 
135.Peavine Peak22068266Bald Mountain Range-Sierra Valley9.2 
136.Fagin Mountain22029147North Eureka County Ranges16.6 
137.Buck Mountain21879159Ruby-East Humboldt Mountains11.5 
138.Sherman Peak21868656Frenchman-Eastgate-Gabbs Ranges11.4 
138.McCullough Mountain21867026McCullough Range23.6 
140.Major Benchmark West21849964Schell Creek Range14.4 
141.Independence Benchmark21748314Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges13.7 
142.Shoshone Mountain216710,907Toquima Range6.0 
143.Santa Rosa Peak21619701Santa Rosa Mountains8.1 
144.Ray Benchmark21469249Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges9.4 
144.Sixmile Hill21467496North Central Nevada18.7 
146.Garfield Hills High Point21458085Mono-Benton-Excelsior Area11.3 
147.Toano Range High Point21278037Northeast Nevada Ranges12.5 
148.Cotton Benchmark21237823Southeast Humboldt River Ranges17.9 
149.Juniper Peak21097209Reno-Truckee Area15.1 
150.Toiyabe Dome210111,361Toiyabe Range6.0 
151.Mount Ferguson20998353Gabbs Valley-Pilot-Monte Cristo20.8 
152.Moody Peak20968883Pancake Range17.4 
153.Elko Mountain20957505Ruby-East Humboldt Mountains15.7 
154.Fox Mountain20928182Black Rock Desert Area16.3 
155.Dolly Varden Mountains High Point20808593Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges18.6 
156.Ellen D Mountain20798633Jarbidge Mountains15.7 
157.Adobe Range High Point20758135Central Elko County Ranges14.0 
158.White Horse Mountain20678077Goshute Range14.4 
159.Saddle Benchmark20668446Shoshone Mountains and Range17.7 
159.Cone Benchmark20667276North Central Nevada15.4 
161.Egan Benchmark206010,120Egan Range11.7 
162.Hannan Range High Point20587004Black Rock Desert Area8.4 
163.Dogskin Mountain20577487Reno-Truckee Area6.3 
164.Gass Peak20436943Las Vegas Ranges8.7 
165.Hays Canyon Peak20307920Sheldon-Hart Mountain Refuges Area12.2 
166.Pine Mountain20268648Jarbidge Mountains4.9 
166.Silver Benchmark20268166Schell Creek Range8.6 
168.Toiyabe Peak 11085202511,085Toiyabe Range7.3 
169.Fortification Range High Point20218431Wilson Creek-White Rock Ranges13.5 
170.Cherry Creek Peak 3188201010,459Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges6.9 
171.Black Mountain20076617Northwest Humboldt River Area9.6 
172.Hot Springs Range High Point20006940North 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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