Windy Peak, Nevada

Prominence: 120 ft, 37 m

Elevation: 6240+ feet, 1902+ meters

True Isolation: 0.66 mi, 1.06 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 6240 - 6280 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 6243 ft / 1903 m
    (Range 6243 - 6283 ft)
Peak TypeUnofficially Named Peak
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 1' 17'' N, 115° 28' 12'' W
36.021273, -115.469944 (Dec Deg)
637868 E 3987391 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionClark

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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 157
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 146)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2009-10-25 by Bob Spirko
     2009-10-25 by Bob Spirko
     2011-04-05 by Jerry Thomas (GPS Track)
     2012-11-15 by Jerry Thomas (GPS Track)
     2013-02-23 by James Morehouse (GPS Track)
     2013-02-23 by rraine wajda
     2013-05-27 by Paula Raimondi
     2014-02-22 by BMS 914 (GPS Track)
     2017-02-23 by Bob Burd
     2017-03-08 by Stav Basis
     2017-10-22 by Paula Raimondi
     2017-10-23 by Paula Raimondi
     2018-01-12 by Dustin Wittmier (GPS Track)
     2018-02-07 by Jon Avery
     2018-02-11 by Lou Hibbard
     2020-09-01 by Rob Hernquist
     2020-12-13 by Kyle Wilson (GPS Track)
     2020-12-30 by Ben D
     2021-04-08 by Susan Shih (GPS Track)
     2021-09-04 by Paula Raimondi
     2021-11-29 by John Morrow
     2022-08-20 by Paula Raimondi (GPS Track)
     2022-10-28 by Andy Forster (GPS Track)
     2022-11-28 by josh ortman
     2022-12-03 by Stav Basis
     2023-01-03 by Brett Marciasini (GPS Track)
     2023-01-18 by Cheryl Thomas
     2023-01-18 by Jerry Thomas

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Windy Peak's sloping reddish sandstone summit from Mountain Spring Peak (2021-11-29). Photo by John Morrow.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 120 ft/37 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 200 ft/61 m
  Key Col: 6120 ft/1865 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.66 mi/1.06 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 36.025, -115.4808
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mountain Spring Peak  (WNW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Intermountain West
Range3: Great Basin Ranges
Range4: South Great Basin Ranges
Range5: Spring Mountains
Drainage BasinsColorado
Gulf of California
Pacific-Central America/Mexico
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Wilderness/Special Area: Rainbow Mountain Wilderness Area
Topo MapBlue Diamond O36115a4 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
This peak was submitted to the database by Steve Sheriff.
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Other Photos

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Windy Peak taken from the hiking trail to the west of the summit (2022-10-28). Photo by Andy Forster.
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