Khüiten Peak, China/Mongolia

Prominence: 2324 m, 7624 ft

Elevation: 4356 meters, 14,291 feet

True Isolation: 115.28 km, 71.63 mi
Local or Alternate Name(s)Alternate: Gora Kuytun
Alternate: Nairamdal Orgil
Alternate: Kujten-Uul
Alternate: Youyi Feng
Alternate: Tavan Bogd Uul
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)49° 8' 46'' N, 87° 49' 8'' E
49.14621, 87.818883 (Dec Deg)
559719 E 5444032 N, Zone 45 (UTM)
Mongolia (Highest Point)
Bayan-Olgii (Highest Point)

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     UN Member State High Points (Rank #38)
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     Asia UN Member High Points (Rank #14)
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     Ultras of Asia (Rank #120)
     Ultras of the Altai and Mongolia (Rank #3)
     Ultras of Central Asia (Rank #41)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Voices from the Mountains (Venables)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 17
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 16)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2008-07-16 by David J. Rhude
     2016-07-14 by Eric Gilbertson
     2019-06-27 by Tammy Martin
     2019-06-27 by Liana Robertshaw
     2019-08-28 by Lars Holme

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GPS readings from climbers who have summited this peak indicate that the commonly accepted elevation of 4374m is likely about 20m too high. This is possibly due to melting of the permanent snowfield on the summit. An elevation of 4356 is much more in line with observations.
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Khuiten Uul seen from BC. (2009-10-15). Photo by Lars Holme.
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Prominence  Clean Prominence: 2324 m/7624 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 2324 m/7624 ft
  Key Col: 2032 m/6667 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 115.28 km/71.63 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 49.805, 86.5908
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Gora Belukha  (NW)
RangesContinent: Asia
Range2: Mongolia Ranges
Range3: Altai
Drainage Basins
Gulf of Ob
Kara Sea
Arctic Ocean
Hyargas Nuur
Altai Basins
Internal Drainage-Eurasia
Worldwide Internal Drainage
Data SourceShuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) data
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