Mount Grant, Nevada

Prominence: 3920 ft, 1195 m

Elevation: 11,280+ feet, 3438+ meters

True Isolation: 28.08 mi, 45.19 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 11,280 - 11,320 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 11,285 ft / 3439 m
    (Range 11,285 - 11,325 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)38° 34' 6'' N; 118° 47' 28'' W
38.568409, -118.791119 (Dec Deg)
343960E 4270405N Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionMineral (Highest Point)

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     USA Lower 48 Top 400 Peaks by Prominence (Rank #155)
     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #107)
     USA Lower 48 Peaks with 4000 feet of Prominence (Unranked)
     Nevada Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #26)
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     Western Contiguous USA CoHPs (Rank #105)
     Western USA Peaks with 25 miles of Isolation (Rank #254)
     Nevada County High Points (Rank #7)
     2000-foot Prominence CoHPs - 48 States (Rank #89)
     Great Basin Peaks List (Rank #24)
     Western States Climbers List (Rank #159)
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     Nevada 11,000-foot Peaks (Rank #37)
     Nevada County Prominence Peaks (Rank #11)
     Western States Climbers Emblem Peaks (Rank #71)
     Nevada Peaks Club List (Rank #19)
     Nevada Peaks with 25 Miles of Isolation (Rank #31)
     Top 10 County High Points Grid for U.S. States (Rank #73)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2001-08-07 by Scott Surgent
     2011-09-11 by Ryan Courtney
     2011-09-11 by Craig Willis
     2011-09-11 by Ken Jones
     2011-09-11 by Greg Slayden (GPS Track)
     2011-09-11 by Don Nelsen (GPS Track)
     2011-09-11 by James Barlow
     2011-09-11 by Robert Morrill
     2012-09-08 by Eric Kassan (GPS Track)
     2012-09-08 by Daryn Dodge
     2013-09-07 by Mary Maki
     2013-11-15 by Daniel Dolan
     2014-09-13 by Mihai Giurgiulescu (GPS Track)
     2014-09-13 by Marcus Sierra
     2015-06-24 by Gerry Pennington
     2015-08-21 by Barrett Wood
     2015-09-12 by Gretchen Nelson
     2015-09-12 by David Sanger
     2015-09-12 by Brian McCarty

View ascents of peak by registered members (110 total)

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Mount Grant is one of the highest and most prominent peaks in the area of the Great Basin south of Lake Tahoe. A realtively gentle hulk of talus, the peak dominates the Wassuk Range and the nearby town of Hawthorne. It is a particularly dry mountain, even for Nevada, due to the rain shadow of the Sierra Nevada.

Warning! Mount Grant is located on the Hawthorne Army Ammunition Depot, and access is closed to the public. In addition to being one of the largest munitions storage sites in the US, the area around Mount Grant is also used for live-fire training of soldiers. The altitude and terrain is similar to what US forces would encounter in Afghanistan. Trespassing on this peak could lead to arrest, or, far worse, accidental death.

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A good road leads the summit pinnacle of Mount Grant, Nevada, accessible only when the Army opens the base to climbers (2011-09-11).
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 3920 ft/1195 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 4000 ft/1219 m
  Key Col: 7360 ft/2243 m
Isolation28.08 mi/45.19 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    South Sister  (WSW)
Isolation Limit Point: 38° 29' 0'' N; 119° 17' 52'' W
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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Intermountain West
Range3: Great Basin Ranges
Range4: West Great Basin Ranges
Range5: Wassuk Range (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsGreat Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Hawthorne Army Ammunition Depot (Highest Point)
Topo MapMount Grant O38118e7 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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The view of Walker Lake from the Mt. Grant summit (2015-06-24). Photo by Gerry Pennington.
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False summit on the ridge (2015-06-24). Photo by Gerry Pennington.
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