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Nevada Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence

Showing Bill Hebert's most recent ascent dates for climbed peaks (34 out of 170, or 20%)

RankPeak Prom-M  Elev-M Range (Level 5)Isol-KmAscent Date
1.Wheeler Peak23053982Snake Range373.02003-06-17
2.Mount Moriah14963678Snake Range32.22003-06-21
3.Mount Jefferson17863640Toquima Range158.72012-08-08
4.Charleston Peak25123632Spring Mountains217.52003-08-15 a
5.North Schell Peak16473622Schell Creek Range37.8 
6.Arc Dome15893588Toiyabe Range37.1 
7.Currant Mountain13943509White Pine Range85.0 
8.Bunker Hill8513497Toiyabe Range50.3 
9.Ruby Dome14613471Ruby-East Humboldt Mountains152.5 
10.Toiyabe Dome6343463Toiyabe Range9.2 
11.Hole in the Mountain Peak14783446Ruby-East Humboldt Mountains42.82003-06-19
12.Troy Peak14603444Grant-Quinn Canyon Range64.3 
13.Mount Grant11953438Wassuk Range45.2 
14.Toiyabe Peak 110856113379Toiyabe Range11.1 
15.Mount Grafton9933350Schell Creek Range43.12003-06-26
16.Ward Mountain11143333Egan Range29.6 
17.Shoshone Mountain6543324Toquima Range8.4 
18.Table Mountain11123319Monitor Range27.3 
19.Pearl Peak11003306Ruby-East Humboldt Mountains21.5 
20.Matterhorn14263303Jarbidge Mountains97.22008-09-15
21.Mount Rose11063285Carson Range53.51985-07-07
22.Mount Hamilton9103275White Pine Range33.9 
23.Pilot Peak17453266Pilot Range86.4 
24.Diamond Peak10953235North Eureka County Ranges44.9 
25.Cherry Creek Benchmark11383207Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges55.32006-09-16
26.Wildcat Peak7523203Toquima Range22.8 
27.Summit Mountain8233189Monitor Range47.0 
 Cherry Creek Peak 31886083188Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges11.1 
28.McAfee Peak12673182Independence Mountains57.3 
29.North Shoshone Peak8633143Shoshone Mountains and Range23.52006-10-01
30.Spruce Mountain11983128Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges43.6 
31.Morey Peak7823123Hot Creek Range-Antelope Range27.4 
32.Mount Callaghan9233105Toiyabe Range39.32006-09-24
33.Quinn Canyon Range High Point7893104Grant-Quinn Canyon Range21.42006-10-14
34.Telegraph Hill9003095Egan Range21.2 
35.Roberts Creek Mountain10893089North Eureka County Ranges52.12006-09-22
36.Egan Benchmark6223085Egan Range12.6 
37.Ninemile Peak6983072Hot Creek Range-Antelope Range30.7 
38.Becky Peak7373050Schell Creek Range22.42012-08-03
39.Desatoya Peak10813040Frenchman-Eastgate-Gabbs Ranges33.62006-09-28
40.Mount Augusta13313038Frenchman-Eastgate-Gabbs Ranges23.8 
41.Major Benchmark West6603037Schell Creek Range23.1 
42.Hayford Peak16433021Sheep Range54.32008-04-15
43.Star Peak16462998Southeast Humboldt River Ranges111.1 
44.Shingle Peak8732994Egan Range20.82008-09-18
45.Mount Tobin14722979Southeast Humboldt River Ranges57.0 
46.Granite Peak13402966Santa Rosa Mountains132.62003-09-01
47.Santa Rosa Peak6532957Santa Rosa Mountains13.1 
48.Mount Lewis13052950Shoshone Mountains and Range56.2 
48.Kern Mountains High Point7302950Deep Creek Range11.7 
50.North Lovell Peak6112942Schell Creek Range11.7 
51.Goshute Peak11252929Goshute Range44.5 
52.Prospect Peak7052918Hot Creek Range-Antelope Range20.3 
53.Blue Eagle Mountain6892914Grant-Quinn Canyon Range19.7 
54.Bald Mountain8362909Pine Nut-Sweetwater Ranges14.8 
55.Mount Siegel10602881Pine Nut-Sweetwater Ranges30.1 
56.Piper Peak12442880Esmeralda County Ranges24.02003-08-22
57.Duffer Peak12622874Black Rock Desert Area88.7 
58.Kawich Peak9392865Kawich-Belted-Reveille Ranges63.5 
59.Sonoma Peak11882864Southeast Humboldt River Ranges52.6 
60.Highland Peak9982864Wilson Creek-White Rock Ranges70.4 
61.Baldy Peak7462856Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges16.8 
62.Bald Mountain11422849East Nellis Ranges69.2 
63.Mount Wilson8152839Wilson Creek-White Rock Ranges42.51999-09-30
64.Big Bald Mountain7662836Ruby-East Humboldt Mountains13.52006-09-19
65.Blue Dick Benchmark7342831Esmeralda County Ranges31.4 
66.Porter Peak8112825North Central Nevada20.5 
67.South Pequop Benchmark9422819Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges43.0 
67.High Bald Peaks7692819Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges18.2 
67.Ray Benchmark6492819Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges14.2 
70.Portuguese Mountain8232816Pancake Range35.7 
71.Pilot Peak9762799Gabbs Valley-Pilot-Monte Cristo54.1 
72.Rawhide Mountain7432795Hot Creek Range-Antelope Range29.9 
73.Buck Mountain6632792Ruby-East Humboldt Mountains16.7 
74.Mount Tenabo9612790North Eureka County Ranges34.2 
75.Fagin Mountain6712788North Eureka County Ranges25.5 
76.Lone Mountain11612776Esmeralda County Ranges40.42006-10-02
77.Jackson Mountains High Point14822772Black Rock Desert Area46.9 
78.Butte Mountains High Point6792759Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges22.3 
79.New Pass Peak7812744Frenchman-Eastgate-Gabbs Ranges35.7 
80.Granite Peak10552737Black Rock Desert Area79.02003-08-25
81.Worthington Peak9412733Northwest Lincoln County Ranges18.01975
82.King Lear Peak8792720Black Rock Desert Area15.12009-09-15
83.Moody Peak6392708Pancake Range22.5 
84.Dutch John Mountain7132701Schell Creek Range15.5 
85.Tabor Benchmark7672696Central Elko County Ranges37.6 
86.Reveille Peak8162686Kawich-Belted-Reveille Ranges24.61975-03-17
87.Stewart Benchmark8772682Black Rock Desert Area24.1 
88.Merritt Mountain7172680Jarbidge Mountains23.3 
89.Beaver Peak7292679North Central Nevada30.2 
90.Job Peak11902678Southeast Humboldt River Ranges25.2 
91.Lone Mountain6892677Independence Mountains18.4 
92.Knoll Mountain8472670Northeast Nevada Ranges36.8 
93.Elliott Benchmark6852666North Eureka County Ranges37.5 
94.Mount Irish7752665Northwest Lincoln County Ranges26.5 
95.Grapevine Peak13902663Amargosa Range28.5 
96.Miller Mountain7462661Mono-Benton-Excelsior Area17.2 
97.Tule Peak10392659Pyramid Lake Area51.7 
98.Adam Peak10842645North Central Nevada39.8 
99.Sherman Peak6632638Frenchman-Eastgate-Gabbs Ranges18.0 
100.Mount Moses10762636Southeast Humboldt River Ranges25.5 
101.Pine Mountain6182636Jarbidge Mountains6.8 
102.Ellen D Mountain6342631Jarbidge Mountains24.6 
 Grassy Mountain6012625Wilson Creek-White Rock Ranges10.11999-10-01
103.Seaman Range High Point10142623Northwest Lincoln County Ranges43.5 
104.McCann Creek Mountain6712622North Central Nevada24.1 
105.Big Mountain7302619Black Rock Desert Area22.52003-08-28
106.Dolly Varden Mountains High Point6292619Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges26.8 
107.Belted Range High Point7822611Kawich-Belted-Reveille Ranges30.7 
108.North Peak10152606Southeast Humboldt River Ranges27.6 
109.Bald Mountain6842604North Eureka County Ranges15.4 
110.Donnelly Peak8452601Black Rock Desert Area26.32003-08-27
111.San Antonio Mountains High Point7322597Toquima Range32.3 
112.Potosi Mountain9182595Spring Mountains27.0 
113.Wilson Peak7402593North Central Nevada7.1 
114.Orevada View Benchmark10812593Trout Creek Area37.7 
115.Bilk Creek Mountains High Point7452586Trout Creek Area18.6 
116.Saddle Benchmark6242574Shoshone Mountains and Range26.4 
117.Fortification Range High Point6132570Wilson Creek-White Rock Ranges19.9 
118.Granite Mountain8672566Southeast Humboldt River Ranges25.7 
119.Cain Mountain9662563Southeast Humboldt River Ranges16.8 
120.Kelly Creek Mountain6782561North Central Nevada32.8 
121.Virginia Peak11102550Reno-Truckee Area33.7 
122.Mount Ferguson6402546Gabbs Valley-Pilot-Monte Cristo33.1 
123.Stonewall Mountain8892535West Nellis Ranges35.62006-10-08
124.Independence Benchmark6572534Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges20.3 
125.Murdock Mountain6802533Northeast Nevada Ranges29.3 
126.Fairview Peak7872531Frenchman-Eastgate-Gabbs Ranges34.0 
127.Tholen Benchmark6692523Southeast Humboldt River Ranges20.3 
128.Peavine Peak6662519Bald Mountain Range-Sierra Valley13.6 
129.Kumiva Peak11152505Black Rock Desert Area41.1 
 Buffalo Mountain5992501Southeast Humboldt River Ranges15.5 
130.Tohakum Peak10702494Pyramid Lake Area30.0 
130.Fox Mountain6352494Black Rock Desert Area24.9 
132.Silver Benchmark6112489Schell Creek Range13.2 
133.Gold Mountain8272485Esmeralda County Ranges26.6 
134.Adobe Range High Point6262480Central Elko County Ranges22.0 
135.Garfield Hills High Point6482464Mono-Benton-Excelsior Area14.8 
136.White Horse Mountain6272462Goshute Range12.4 
137.Virgin Peak9702460Eastern Lincoln County Ranges91.52000-02-14
138.Toano Range High Point6452450Northeast Nevada Ranges17.9 
139.Chokecherry Mountain6932449Eastern Lincoln County Ranges39.0 
140.Buffalo Mountain8342437Southeast Humboldt River Ranges18.4 
141.State Line Peak8202435Pyramid Lake Area16.6 
142.Badger Mountain7212431Northwest Lincoln County Ranges31.9 
143.Hyko Benchmark9112423Northwest Lincoln County Ranges26.7 
144.Hays Canyon Peak6162414Sheldon-Hart Mountain Refuges Area17.3 
145.Bloody Run Peak9182410Santa Rosa Mountains24.4 
146.Mount Davidson8242397Reno-Truckee Area17.51985-07-06
147.Petersen Mountains High Point7622390Reno-Truckee Area16.2 
148.Cotton Benchmark6412384Southeast Humboldt River Ranges28.2 
149.Seven Troughs Benchmark9102376Northwest Humboldt River Area38.8Unknown
 Marys Mountain6032347North Central Nevada27.2 
150.Pah-Rum Peak7502319Pyramid Lake Area24.52003-08-26
151.Eugene Mountains High Point10132311Northwest Humboldt River Area28.6 
152.Elko Mountain6362288Ruby-East Humboldt Mountains16.6 
153.Sixmile Hill6512285North Central Nevada21.3 
154.Dogskin Mountain6222282Reno-Truckee Area9.0 
155.Juniper Mountain8682278Northwest Humboldt River Area24.1 
156.Mormon Peak12232260Eastern Lincoln County Ranges44.4 
157.Majuba Benchmark7522252Northwest Humboldt River Area21.3 
158.Blue Mountain8412241Northwest Humboldt River Area18.3 
159.Trinity Peak7362236Northwest Humboldt River Area25.9 
160.Cone Benchmark6272218North Central Nevada20.7 
161.Juniper Peak6372197Reno-Truckee Area22.9 
162.McCullough Mountain6622142McCullough Range36.3 
163.Hannan Range High Point6202130Black Rock Desert Area12.4 
164.Gass Peak6172116Las Vegas Ranges11.52012-01-12
 Hot Springs Range High Point5972109North Central Nevada11.0 
165.Cleaver Peak6802046Reno-Truckee Area22.0 
 Black Mountain6072017Northwest Humboldt River Area9.5 
 Slumbering Hills High Point6001980Northwest Humboldt River Area18.3 
166.Bare Mountain6701925West Nellis Ranges19.2 
167.Jumbo Peak10061756Eastern Lincoln County Ranges31.9 
168.Spirit Mountain8781719Eldorado-Newberry Mountains40.8 
169.Muddy Benchmark8881656Las Vegas Ranges34.8 
170.Arrow Canyon Range High Point7391593Las Vegas Ranges13.9 
 Frenchman Mountain6011235Las Vegas Ranges18.71990

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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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