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Nevada Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence

Showing Keith Christensen's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (15 out of 169, or 8.88%)

RankPeak Prom-Ft
(Opt)
 Elev-Ft
(Opt)
Range (Level 5)Isol-MiAscent Date
1.Charleston Peak827411,916Spring Mountains135.22010-01-09
2.Wheeler Peak757313,063Snake Range231.82014-07-04
3.Mount Jefferson588111,941Toquima Range98.62013-06-02
4.Pilot Peak573610,716Pilot Range53.7 
5.Hayford Peak54329912Sheep Range33.82013-05-18
6.North Schell Peak542311,883Schell Creek Range23.5 
7.Star Peak54009836Southeast Humboldt River Ranges69.0 
8.Arc Dome525311,773Toiyabe Range23.12013-06-01
9.Mount Moriah491012,067Snake Range20.3 
10.Jackson Mountains High Point48969095Black Rock Desert Area29.2 
11.Mount Tobin48719775Southeast Humboldt River Ranges35.4 
12.Hole in the Mountain Peak484911,306Ruby-East Humboldt Mountains26.6 
13.Ruby Dome482611,387Ruby-East Humboldt Mountains94.72014-07-02
14.Troy Peak479011,298Grant-Quinn Canyon Range40.0 
15.Matterhorn469810,838Jarbidge Mountains60.42014-07-01
16.Currant Mountain457511,513White Pine Range52.8 
17.Grapevine Peak45628738Amaragosa Range17.82012-11-25
18.Mount Augusta44069966Frenchman-Eastgate-Gabbs Ranges14.8 
19.Granite Peak44029732Santa Rosa Mountains82.4 
20.Mount Lewis43009680Shoshone Mountains and Range34.9 
21.McAfee Peak417810,438Independence Mountains35.6 
22.Duffer Peak41399428Black Rock Desert Area55.1 
23.Piper Peak40839450Esmeralda County Ranges16.12013-06-16
24.Mormon Peak40547414Eastern Lincoln County Ranges27.62012-11-04
25.Mount Grant400011,320Wassuk Range28.12012-09-08
26.Spruce Mountain394610,262Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges27.1 
27.Job Peak39258785Southeast Humboldt River Ranges17.1 
28.Sonoma Peak39169396Southeast Humboldt River Ranges32.7 
29.Lone Mountain38289108Esmeralda County Ranges25.1 
30.Bald Mountain37689348East Nellis Ranges43.0 
31.Cherry Creek Benchmark373410,522Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges34.3 
32.Kumiva Peak37138240Black Rock Desert Area25.6 
33.Goshute Peak37109610Goshute Range27.7 
34.Ward Mountain369610,936Egan Range22.1 
35.Table Mountain368810,888Monitor Range17.4 
36.Virginia Peak36758366Reno-Truckee Area21.4 
37.Pearl Peak364810,848Ruby-East Humboldt Mountains13.4 
38.Mount Rose363010,776Carson Range33.2 
39.Diamond Peak361410,614North Eureka County Ranges27.9 
40.Roberts Creek Mountain359410,134North Eureka County Ranges32.3 
41.Adam Peak35788678North Central Nevada24.7 
42.Mount Moses35698649Southeast Humboldt River Ranges16.9 
43.Orevada View Benchmark35488506Trout Creek Area23.5 
44.Desatoya Peak35459973Frenchman-Eastgate-Gabbs Ranges21.1 
45.Tohakum Peak35098182Pyramid Lake Area18.6 
46.Granite Peak34808980Black Rock Desert Area49.1 
47.Mount Siegel34779451Pine Nut-Sweetwater Ranges19.5 
48.Tule Peak34428724Pyramid Lake Area32.1 
49.North Peak33508550Southeast Humboldt River Ranges23.6 
50.Seaman Range High Point33468606Northwest Lincoln County Ranges27.0 
51.Jumbo Peak33335761Eastern Lincoln County Ranges20.1 
52.Eugene Mountains High Point33277582Northwest Humboldt River Area19.2 
53.Highland Peak32959395Wilson Creek-White Rock Ranges43.8 
54.Mount Grafton325710,990Schell Creek Range26.8 
55.Virgin Peak32498104Eastern Lincoln County Ranges56.8 
56.Pilot Peak32229182Gabbs Valley-Pilot-Monte Cristo33.6 
57.Mount Tenabo31939153North Eureka County Ranges22.2 
58.Cain Mountain31898409Southeast Humboldt River Ranges10.9 
59.Worthington Peak31288968Northwest Lincoln County Ranges13.1 
60.Kawich Peak31219401Kawich-Belted-Reveille Ranges39.4 
61.South Pequop Benchmark31099249Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges26.7 
62.Mount Callaghan306710,187Toiyabe Range24.4 
63.Bloody Run Peak30467940Santa Rosa Mountains22.0 
64.Mount Hamilton302510,745White Pine Range21.3 
65.Potosi Mountain30128514Spring Mountains17.9 
66.Hyko Benchmark30007950Northwest Lincoln County Ranges16.7 
67.Telegraph Hill299410,154Egan Range15.4 
68.Seven Troughs Benchmark29867795Northwest Humboldt River Area24.1 
69.Muddy Benchmark29535433Las Vegas Ranges21.62012-11-03
70.Stonewall Mountain29388318West Nellis Ranges22.2 
71.King Lear Peak29238923Black Rock Desert Area10.0 
72.Spirit Mountain29195639Eldorado-Newberry Mountains25.3 
73.Stewart Benchmark29188798Black Rock Desert Area16.1 
74.Shingle Peak29039823Egan Range13.7 
75.North Shoshone Peak287310,313Shoshone Mountains and Range14.9 
76.Juniper Mountain28647474Northwest Humboldt River Area15.5 
77.Granite Mountain28468419Southeast Humboldt River Ranges16.7 
78.Bunker Hill283311,473Toiyabe Range31.3 
79.Donnelly Peak28138533Black Rock Desert Area16.4 
80.Knoll Mountain28008760Northeast Nevada Ranges22.9 
81.Blue Mountain27927352Northwest Humboldt River Area11.7 
82.Bald Mountain27849544Pine Nut-Sweetwater Ranges9.5 
83.Buffalo Mountain27477997Southeast Humboldt River Ranges12.7 
84.Mount Davidson27447864Reno-Truckee Area11.8 
85.Summit Mountain274110,461Monitor Range29.2 
86.Gold Mountain27328152Esmeralda County Ranges17.2 
87.Portuguese Mountain27209240Pancake Range22.2 
88.Mount Wilson27159315Wilson Creek-White Rock Ranges26.4 
89.State Line Peak27107990Pyramid Lake Area10.4 
90.Reveille Peak26928812Kawich-Belted-Reveille Ranges19.3 
91.Porter Peak26629268North Central Nevada13.9 
92.Quinn Canyon Range High Point262510,185Grant-Quinn Canyon Range15.6 
93.Morey Peak260610,246Hot Creek Range-Antelope Range20.6 
94.Belted Range High Point26058565Kawich-Belted-Reveille Ranges19.4 
95.Fairview Peak26038303Frenchman-Eastgate-Gabbs Ranges21.6 
96.Mount Irish25838743Northwest Lincoln County Ranges16.5 
97.New Pass Peak25729002Frenchman-Eastgate-Gabbs Ranges24.2 
98.High Bald Peaks25569249Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges12.6 
99.Petersen Mountains High Point25547874Reno-Truckee Area10.3 
100.Tabor Benchmark25188846Central Elko County Ranges23.3 
101.Big Bald Mountain25139303Ruby-East Humboldt Mountains10.7 
102.Wildcat Peak250810,508Toquima Range16.0 
103.Majuba Benchmark25007388Northwest Humboldt River Area18.3 
104.Miller Mountain24898729Mono-Benton-Excelsior Area11.0 
105.Bilk Creek Mountains High Point24858485Trout Creek Area11.6 
106.Baldy Peak24809370Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges11.0 
107.Kern Mountains High Point24709720Deep Creek Range7.4 
108.Wilson Peak24678507North Central Nevada5.6 
109.Arrow Canyon Range High Point24665226Las Vegas Ranges12.0 
110.Pah-Rum Peak24597608Pyramid Lake Area15.9 
111.Becky Peak245210,040Schell Creek Range15.6 
112.Blue Dick Benchmark24499289Esmeralda County Ranges19.6 
113.Rawhide Mountain24499169Hot Creek Range-Antelope Range19.9 
114.Trinity Peak24497337Northwest Humboldt River Area17.4 
115.San Antonio Mountains High Point24408540Toquima Range24.2 
116.Big Mountain24348594Black Rock Desert Area14.2 
117.Beaver Peak24318791North Central Nevada18.8 
118.Badger Mountain23997976Northwest Lincoln County Ranges20.6 
119.Merritt Mountain23928792Jarbidge Mountains17.8 
120.Dutch John Mountain23808860Schell Creek Range13.0 
121.Prospect Peak23339573Hot Creek Range-Antelope Range13.4 
122.Ninemile Peak232910,120Hot Creek Range-Antelope Range19.5 
123.Chokecherry Mountain23158035Eastern Lincoln County Ranges24.3 
124.Lone Mountain23028782Independence Mountains14.9 
125.Elliott Benchmark22878747North Eureka County Ranges23.3 
126.Blue Eagle Mountain22819561Grant-Quinn Canyon Range13.4 
127.Cleaver Peak22716711Reno-Truckee Area18.3 
128.Bald Mountain22638543North Eureka County Ranges9.9 
129.Kelly Creek Mountain22638403North Central Nevada20.7 
130.Butte Mountains High Point22619052Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges14.0 
131.Murdock Mountain22528312Northeast Nevada Ranges20.4 
132.McCann Creek Mountain22428602North Central Nevada18.3 
133.Bare Mountain22376317West Nellis Ranges12.5 
134.Tholen Benchmark22368276Southeast Humboldt River Ranges13.0 
135.Peavine Peak22268266Bald Mountain Range-Sierra Valley9.2 
136.Major Benchmark West22049964Schell Creek Range14.4 
137.McCullough Mountain22037026McCullough Range23.62012-11-12
138.Fagin Mountain22029147North Eureka County Ranges16.6 
139.Buck Mountain21999159Ruby-East Humboldt Mountains11.5 
140.Sherman Peak21968656Frenchman-Eastgate-Gabbs Ranges11.4 
141.Independence Benchmark21948314Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges13.7 
142.Shoshone Mountain218710,907Toquima Range6.0 
143.Santa Rosa Peak21819701Santa Rosa Mountains8.1 
144.Garfield Hills High Point21658085Mono-Benton-Excelsior Area11.3 
145.Ray Benchmark21639249Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges9.4 
146.Sixmile Hill21567496North Central Nevada18.7 
147.Cotton Benchmark21437823Southeast Humboldt River Ranges17.9 
148.Toano Range High Point21378037Northeast Nevada Ranges12.5 
149.Juniper Peak21297209Reno-Truckee Area15.1 
150.Toiyabe Dome212111,361Toiyabe Range6.0 
151.Elko Mountain21057505Ruby-East Humboldt Mountains15.72014-07-03
152.Fox Mountain21028182Black Rock Desert Area16.3 
153.Mount Ferguson20998353Gabbs Valley-Pilot-Monte Cristo20.8 
154.Dolly Varden Mountains High Point20978593Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges18.62014-07-03
155.Moody Peak20968883Pancake Range17.4 
156.Adobe Range High Point20958135Central Elko County Ranges14.0 
157.Saddle Benchmark20868446Shoshone Mountains and Range17.7 
158.Hannan Range High Point20837021Black Rock Desert Area8.4 
159.Egan Benchmark208010,120Egan Range11.7 
160.Ellen D Mountain20798633Jarbidge Mountains15.7 
161.White Horse Mountain20778077Goshute Range14.4 
162.Cone Benchmark20767276North Central Nevada15.4 
163.Dogskin Mountain20747487Reno-Truckee Area6.3 
164.Gass Peak20636943Las Vegas Ranges8.7 
165.Silver Benchmark20468166Schell Creek Range8.6 
166.Toiyabe Peak 11085204511,085Toiyabe Range7.3 
167.Hays Canyon Peak20407920Sheldon-Hart Mountain Refuges Area12.2 
168.Hot Springs Range High Point20406960North Central Nevada6.9 
169.Fortification Range High Point20318431Wilson Creek-White Rock Ranges13.5 
170.Cherry Creek Peak 3188202710,459Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges6.9 
171.Pine Mountain20268648Jarbidge Mountains4.9 
172.Black Mountain20246617Northwest Humboldt River Area9.6 
173.Marys Mountain20197699North Central Nevada22.7 
174.Slumbering Hills High Point20176529Northwest Humboldt River Area12.3 
175.Grassy Mountain20138613Wilson Creek-White Rock Ranges6.9 
176.Frenchman Mountain20124052Las Vegas Ranges15.6 
177.North Lovell Peak20089652Schell Creek Range8.2 
178.Buffalo Mountain20068206Southeast Humboldt River Ranges10.5 

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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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