Wheeler Peak, Nevada

Prominence: 7563 ft, 2306 m

Elevation: 13,063 feet, 3982 meters

True Isolation: 231.79 mi, 373.02 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 13,068 ft / 3984 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)38° 59' 9'' N; 114° 18' 50'' W
38.985775, -114.313908 (Dec Deg)
732658E 4318630N Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionWhite Pine (Highest Point)

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     Wheeler Peak at Trip Report for White Pine, NV by David Olson Trip Report for White Pine, NV by Ron Tagliapietra Trip Report for White Pine, NV by Adam Helman

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Lists that contain Wheeler Peak:
     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #42)
     USA Lower 48 Top 400 Peaks by Prominence (Rank #12)
     USA/Canada Range4 High Points (Rank #27)
     USA Lower 48 Peaks with 4000 feet of Prominence (Rank #12)
     Nevada County High Points (Rank #2)
     Nevada Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #2)
     USA Lower 48 Peaks with 100 miles of Isolation (Rank #11)
     North America Peaks with 2000 meters of Prominence (Rank #53)
     Western Contiguous USA CoHPs (Rank #52)
     Western USA CoHPs (Rank #59)
     USA Lower 48 Range4 High Points (Rank #18)
     Great Basin Peaks List-Star Peaks (Rank #3)
     USA Lower 48 Top 100 Peaks by Prominence (Rank #12)
     Most Isolated Peaks of the U.S. States (Rank #12)
     2000-foot Prominence CoHPs - 48 States (Rank #12)
     Nevada Peaks Club Emblem Peaks (Rank #2)
     U.S. County High Points over 13,000 feet - 48 States (Rank #52)
     Great Basin Peaks List (Rank #4)
     USA Lower 48 Peaks with 5000 feet of Prominence (Rank #12)
     Nevada Peaks with 25 Miles of Isolation (Rank #1)
(Peak is on over 20 lists; Not all shown here.)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1966-07-03 by Frederick Johnson
     1992-06-26 by Richard Carey
     1992-08-29 by Greg Slayden (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)
     1992-08-30 by Greg Slayden (GPS Track)
     2003-08-12 by Austin Smith
     2004-10-06 by Dennis Poulin
     2007-05-26 by Sacha Bobst (GPS Track)
     2009-06-02 by Melissa De Leon
     2009-06-06 by S Wallace (Unsuccessful)
     2009-08-21 by James Carter
     2009-08-26 by Tim Berger
     2010-10-17 by Patrick Kirchmann (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)
     2011-03-05 by Allen Sjogren
     2011-07-31 by David Hubbard
     2011-07-31 by Jerry Thomas (GPS Track)
     2012-07-12 by Greg Bramlet
     2012-09-15 by BMS 914 (GPS Track)
     2012-09-15 by BMS 914 (GPS Track)
     2013-06-22 by Mihai Giurgiulescu (GPS Track)
     2013-07-06 by Peter James (GPS Track)
     2013-08-04 by Rob Woodall (GPS Track)
     2013-08-17 by Caleb Morris
     2014-04-03 by Josh Lingbloom
     2014-10-19 by Susan Wheeler

View ascents of peak by registered members (251 total)

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The dark, craggy silhouette of Wheeler Peak (1992-08).
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 7563 ft/2306 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 7573 ft/2309 m
  Line Parent: Wasatch Peak
  Key Col: Kanarraville, UT    5500 ft/1676 m
Isolation231.79 mi/373.02 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Lovenia  (ENE)
Isolation Limit Point: 40° 45' 22'' N; 110° 36' 27'' W
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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Intermountain West
Range3: Great Basin Ranges
Range4: East Central Great Basin Ranges (Highest Point)
Range5: Snake Range (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsGreat Salt Lake (HP)
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Great Basin National Park (Highest Point)
Topo MapWheeler Peak O38114h3 1:24,000
Route #1 Maintained Hiking Trail: Wheeler Peak Trail
Trailhead: Wheeler Peak Road (Paved Road) 10,161 ft/3097 m
Vertical Gain: 2902 ft/885 m
Distance (one way): 4.2 mi/6.76 km
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Other Photos

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Al Sandorff and his car at 10,000 feet on the highest paved road in Nevada, in front of Wheeler Peak. Photo by Al Sandorff.
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Summit Block (2014-04-03). Photo by Josh Lingbloom.
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Wheeler Peak from the north (1968-07-05). Photo by John Vitz.
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