Ruby Dome, Nevada

Prominence: 4793 ft, 1461 m

Elevation: 11,387 feet, 3471 meters

True Isolation: 94.73 mi, 152.45 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 11,392 ft / 3472 m
SubpeaksRuby Dome-East Peak (11,360 ft/3463 m)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)40° 37' 18'' N, 115° 28' 32'' W
40.621667, -115.475536 (Dec Deg)
628942 E 4497877 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionElko (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Ruby Dome:
     USA Lower 48 Top 400 Peaks by Prominence (Rank #67)
     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #96)
     USA Lower 48 Peaks with 4000 feet of Prominence (Rank #67)
     Nevada Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #13)
     Western USA Peaks with 25 miles of Isolation (Rank #25)
     Western Contiguous USA CoHPs (Rank #97)
     Western USA CoHPs (Rank #105)
     2000-foot Prominence CoHPs - 48 States (Rank #50)
     Nevada County High Points (Rank #6)
     Great Basin Peaks List (Rank #20)
     USA Lower 48 Top 100 Peaks by Prominence (Rank #67)
     Western States Climbers List (Rank #154)
     Nevada Peaks Club Emblem Peaks (Rank #6)
     Great Basin Range5 High Points (Rank #10)
     Nevada 11,000-foot Peaks (Rank #27)
     Sierra Club Desert Peaks Section (Rank #12)
     Western States Climbers Star Peaks (Rank #78)
     Las Vegas Mountaineers Classics (Rank #24)
     Nevada Peaks Club List (Rank #16)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2006-08-13 by Scott Surgent
     2009-08-16 by Asher Waxman
     2010-09-04 by Bob Bolton (GPS Track)
     2012-07-01 by BMS 914 (GPS Track)
     2012-07-01 by Eric Kassan (GPS Track)
     2013-07-13 by Daniel Zvirzdin
     2014-08-31 by James Morehouse (GPS Track)
     2014-09-07 by Ryan Jerz (GPS Track)
     2014-09-20 by Caleb Morris
     2015-07-15 by Michael Hanley
     2015-10-10 by Dave Covill
     2015-10-12 by Ben Stokes (GPS Track)
     2016-02-04 by Brian McCarty (Unsuccessful)
     2016-02-24 by Scott Greco (Unsuccessful)
     2016-02-24 by Mike Christiansen
     2016-02-24 by Brian McCarty
     2016-07-11 by Dustin Erickson
     2016-07-14 by James Morehouse
     2016-07-23 by Gerry Pennington
     2016-08-18 by Eric Morrill
     2016-09-06 by Josef Nuernberger
     2017-08-11 by Kathy Wing (GPS Track)

View ascents of peak by registered members (163 total)

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From the summit of Ruby Dome looking south (2014-09-07). Photo by Ryan Jerz.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 4793 ft/1461 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 4825 ft/1471 m
  Line Parent: South Schell Peak
  Key Col: 6594 ft/2010 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 94.73 mi/152.45 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 39.421755, -114.607501
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    North Schell Peak  (SSE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Intermountain West
Range3: Great Basin Ranges
Range4: East Central Great Basin Ranges
Range5: Ruby-East Humboldt Mountains (Highest Point)
Range6: Ruby Mountains (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsGreat Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Ruby Mountains Wilderness Area
Topo MapRuby Dome O40115e4 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Ruby Dome from the southwest (1970-07-04). Photo by John Vitz.
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Looking back towards Larry coming up the summit ridge (2014-09-20). Photo by Caleb Morris.
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On the Way (2010-08-01). Photo by Chad Amato.
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