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Nevada Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence

Showing Eric Noel's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (3 out of 178, or 1.69%)

RankPeak Prom-Ft
Range (Level 5)Isol-MiAscent Date
41.Adam Peak35788678North Central Nevada24.7 
156.Adobe Range High Point20958135Central Elko County Ranges13.6 
8.Arc Dome525311,773Toiyabe Range23.1 
109.Arrow Canyon Range High Point24665226Las Vegas Ranges8.7 
118.Badger Mountain23987976Northwest Lincoln County Ranges19.8 
82.Bald Mountain27849544Pine Nut-Sweetwater Ranges9.2 
30.Bald Mountain37689348East Nellis Ranges43.0 
128.Bald Mountain22638543North Eureka County Ranges9.6 
106.Baldy Peak24809370Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges10.5 
133.Bare Mountain22376317West Nellis Ranges11.9 
117.Beaver Peak24318791North Central Nevada18.8 
111.Becky Peak245110,039Schell Creek Range13.9 
94.Belted Range High Point26058565Kawich-Belted-Reveille Ranges19.1 
101.Big Bald Mountain25139303Ruby-East Humboldt Mountains8.4 
116.Big Mountain24348594Black Rock Desert Area14.0 
105.Bilk Creek Mountains High Point24858485Trout Creek Area11.6 
172.Black Mountain20246617Northwest Humboldt River Area5.9 
63.Bloody Run Peak30467940Santa Rosa Mountains15.2 
112.Blue Dick Benchmark24499289Esmeralda County Ranges19.5 
126.Blue Eagle Mountain22819561Grant-Quinn Canyon Range12.3 
81.Blue Mountain27927352Northwest Humboldt River Area11.4 
139.Buck Mountain21999159Ruby-East Humboldt Mountains10.4 
178.Buffalo Mountain20068206Southeast Humboldt River Ranges9.6 
83.Buffalo Mountain27477997Southeast Humboldt River Ranges11.4 
78.Bunker Hill283311,473Toiyabe Range31.3 
130.Butte Mountains High Point22609052Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges13.9 
58.Cain Mountain31898409Southeast Humboldt River Ranges10.4 
1.Charleston Peak827411,916Spring Mountains135.2 
31.Cherry Creek Benchmark373410,522Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges34.3 
170.Cherry Creek Peak 3188202810,459Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges6.9 
123.Chokecherry Mountain23158035Eastern Lincoln County Ranges24.3 
127.Cleaver Peak22716711Reno-Truckee Area13.7 
162.Cone Benchmark20767276North Central Nevada12.9 
147.Cotton Benchmark21437823Southeast Humboldt River Ranges17.5 
16.Currant Mountain457511,513White Pine Range52.8 
44.Desatoya Peak35459973Frenchman-Eastgate-Gabbs Ranges20.9 
39.Diamond Peak361410,614North Eureka County Ranges27.9 
163.Dogskin Mountain20737487Reno-Truckee Area5.6 
154.Dolly Varden Mountains High Point20968593Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges16.7 
79.Donnelly Peak28138533Black Rock Desert Area16.3 
22.Duffer Peak41399428Black Rock Desert Area55.1 
120.Dutch John Mountain23808860Schell Creek Range9.6 
159.Egan Benchmark208010,120Egan Range7.8 
151.Elko Mountain21057505Ruby-East Humboldt Mountains10.3 
160.Ellen D Mountain20798633Jarbidge Mountains15.3 
125.Elliott Benchmark22878747North Eureka County Ranges23.3 
52.Eugene Mountains High Point33277582Northwest Humboldt River Area17.8 
138.Fagin Mountain22029147North Eureka County Ranges15.9 
95.Fairview Peak26038303Frenchman-Eastgate-Gabbs Ranges21.2 
169.Fortification Range High Point20318431Wilson Creek-White Rock Ranges12.4 
152.Fox Mountain21028182Black Rock Desert Area15.5 
176.Frenchman Mountain20124052Las Vegas Ranges11.6 
144.Garfield Hills High Point21658085Mono-Benton-Excelsior Area9.2 
164.Gass Peak20636943Las Vegas Ranges7.1 
86.Gold Mountain27328152Esmeralda County Ranges16.5 
33.Goshute Peak37109610Goshute Range27.7 
77.Granite Mountain28468419Southeast Humboldt River Ranges16.0 
19.Granite Peak44029732Santa Rosa Mountains82.4 
46.Granite Peak34808980Black Rock Desert Area49.1 
17.Grapevine Peak45628738Amargosa Range17.7 
175.Grassy Mountain20138613Wilson Creek-White Rock Ranges6.3 
158.Hannan Range High Point20837021Black Rock Desert Area7.7 
5.Hayford Peak54329912Sheep Range33.8 
167.Hays Canyon Peak20407920Sheldon-Hart Mountain Refuges Area10.8 
98.High Bald Peaks25569249Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges11.3 
53.Highland Peak32959395Wilson Creek-White Rock Ranges43.8 
12.Hole in the Mountain Peak484911,306Ruby-East Humboldt Mountains26.6 
167.Hot Springs Range High Point20406960North Central Nevada6.8 
66.Hyko Benchmark30007950Northwest Lincoln County Ranges16.6 
141.Independence Benchmark21948314Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges12.6 
10.Jackson Mountains High Point48969095Black Rock Desert Area29.2 
27.Job Peak39258785Southeast Humboldt River Ranges15.7 
51.Jumbo Peak33335761Eastern Lincoln County Ranges19.8 
76.Juniper Mountain28647474Northwest Humboldt River Area15.0 
149.Juniper Peak21297209Reno-Truckee Area14.3 
60.Kawich Peak31219401Kawich-Belted-Reveille Ranges39.4 
128.Kelly Creek Mountain22638403North Central Nevada20.4 
107.Kern Mountains High Point24699720Deep Creek Range7.3 
71.King Lear Peak29238923Black Rock Desert Area9.4 
80.Knoll Mountain28008760Northeast Nevada Ranges22.9 
32.Kumiva Peak37128240Black Rock Desert Area25.6 
29.Lone Mountain38289108Esmeralda County Ranges25.1 
124.Lone Mountain23028782Independence Mountains11.4 
136.Major Benchmark West22049964Schell Creek Range14.4 
103.Majuba Benchmark25007388Northwest Humboldt River Area13.3 
173.Marys Mountain20197699North Central Nevada16.9 
15.Matterhorn469810,838Jarbidge Mountains60.4 
21.McAfee Peak417810,438Independence Mountains35.6 
132.McCann Creek Mountain22428602North Central Nevada15.0 
137.McCullough Mountain22037026McCullough Range22.6 
119.Merritt Mountain23928792Jarbidge Mountains14.5 
104.Miller Mountain24898729Mono-Benton-Excelsior Area10.7 
154.Moody Peak20968883Pancake Range14.0 
93.Morey Peak260610,246Hot Creek Range-Antelope Range17.0 
24.Mormon Peak40547414Eastern Lincoln County Ranges27.6 
18.Mount Augusta44069966Frenchman-Eastgate-Gabbs Ranges14.8 
62.Mount Callaghan306710,187Toiyabe Range24.4 
84.Mount Davidson27447864Reno-Truckee Area10.92013-07-28 a
153.Mount Ferguson20998353Gabbs Valley-Pilot-Monte Cristo20.6 
54.Mount Grafton325710,990Schell Creek Range26.8 
25.Mount Grant400011,320Wassuk Range28.1 
64.Mount Hamilton302510,745White Pine Range21.1 
96.Mount Irish25838743Northwest Lincoln County Ranges16.5 
3.Mount Jefferson588111,941Toquima Range98.6 
20.Mount Lewis43009680Shoshone Mountains and Range34.9 
9.Mount Moriah491012,067Snake Range20.0 
42.Mount Moses35698649Southeast Humboldt River Ranges15.9 
38.Mount Rose363010,776Carson Range33.22008-07-10
47.Mount Siegel34779451Pine Nut-Sweetwater Ranges18.7 
57.Mount Tenabo31939153North Eureka County Ranges21.2 
11.Mount Tobin48719775Southeast Humboldt River Ranges35.4 
88.Mount Wilson27159315Wilson Creek-White Rock Ranges26.4 
69.Muddy Benchmark29535433Las Vegas Ranges21.6 
131.Murdock Mountain22528312Northeast Nevada Ranges18.2 
97.New Pass Peak25729002Frenchman-Eastgate-Gabbs Ranges22.2 
122.Ninemile Peak232910,120Hot Creek Range-Antelope Range19.1 
177.North Lovell Peak20089652Schell Creek Range7.3 
49.North Peak33508550Southeast Humboldt River Ranges17.1 
6.North Schell Peak542311,883Schell Creek Range23.5 
75.North Shoshone Peak287310,313Shoshone Mountains and Range14.6 
43.Orevada View Benchmark35488506Trout Creek Area23.4 
110.Pah-Rum Peak24597608Pyramid Lake Area15.2 
37.Pearl Peak364810,848Ruby-East Humboldt Mountains13.4 
135.Peavine Peak22268266Bald Mountain Range-Sierra Valley8.42013-07-28 b
99.Petersen Mountains High Point25547874Reno-Truckee Area10.1 
4.Pilot Peak573610,716Pilot Range53.7 
56.Pilot Peak32229182Gabbs Valley-Pilot-Monte Cristo33.6 
171.Pine Mountain20268648Jarbidge Mountains4.2 
23.Piper Peak40839450Esmeralda County Ranges14.9 
91.Porter Peak26629268North Central Nevada12.7 
87.Portuguese Mountain27209240Pancake Range22.2 
65.Potosi Mountain30128514Spring Mountains16.8 
121.Prospect Peak23339573Hot Creek Range-Antelope Range12.6 
92.Quinn Canyon Range High Point262510,185Grant-Quinn Canyon Range13.3 
112.Rawhide Mountain24499169Hot Creek Range-Antelope Range18.6 
145.Ray Benchmark21629249Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges8.8 
90.Reveille Peak26928812Kawich-Belted-Reveille Ranges15.3 
40.Roberts Creek Mountain359410,134North Eureka County Ranges32.3 
13.Ruby Dome482511,387Ruby-East Humboldt Mountains94.7 
157.Saddle Benchmark20868446Shoshone Mountains and Range16.4 
115.San Antonio Mountains High Point24408540Toquima Range20.1 
143.Santa Rosa Peak21819701Santa Rosa Mountains8.1 
50.Seaman Range High Point33468606Northwest Lincoln County Ranges27.0 
68.Seven Troughs Benchmark29867795Northwest Humboldt River Area24.1 
140.Sherman Peak21968656Frenchman-Eastgate-Gabbs Ranges11.2 
74.Shingle Peak29039823Egan Range12.9 
142.Shoshone Mountain218710,907Toquima Range5.2 
165.Silver Benchmark20468166Schell Creek Range8.2 
146.Sixmile Hill21567496North Central Nevada13.3 
174.Slumbering Hills High Point20186529Northwest Humboldt River Area11.4 
28.Sonoma Peak39169396Southeast Humboldt River Ranges32.7 
61.South Pequop Benchmark31099249Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges26.7 
72.Spirit Mountain29195639Eldorado-Newberry Mountains25.3 
26.Spruce Mountain394610,262Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges27.1 
7.Star Peak54009836Southeast Humboldt River Ranges69.0 
89.State Line Peak27107990Pyramid Lake Area10.3 
73.Stewart Benchmark29188798Black Rock Desert Area15.0 
70.Stonewall Mountain29388318West Nellis Ranges22.1 
85.Summit Mountain274110,461Monitor Range29.2 
35.Table Mountain368810,888Monitor Range16.9 
100.Tabor Benchmark25188846Central Elko County Ranges23.3 
67.Telegraph Hill299410,154Egan Range13.1 
134.Tholen Benchmark22368276Southeast Humboldt River Ranges12.6 
148.Toano Range High Point21378037Northeast Nevada Ranges11.1 
45.Tohakum Peak35098182Pyramid Lake Area18.6 
150.Toiyabe Dome212111,361Toiyabe Range5.7 
166.Toiyabe Peak 11085204511,085Toiyabe Range6.9 
112.Trinity Peak24497337Northwest Humboldt River Area16.1 
14.Troy Peak479011,298Grant-Quinn Canyon Range40.0 
48.Tule Peak34428724Pyramid Lake Area32.1 
55.Virgin Peak32488104Eastern Lincoln County Ranges56.8 
36.Virginia Peak36748366Reno-Truckee Area20.9 
34.Ward Mountain369610,936Egan Range18.4 
2.Wheeler Peak757313,063Snake Range231.8 
161.White Horse Mountain20778077Goshute Range7.7 
102.Wildcat Peak250810,508Toquima Range14.1 
108.Wilson Peak24678507North Central Nevada4.4 
59.Worthington Peak31288968Northwest Lincoln County Ranges11.2 

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List Description

List Info

Nevada has more high-prominence peaks 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.


  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; list compiled 1999 by Edward Earl and Andy Martin.
  • Aaron Maizlish's 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.

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