Big Mountain, Nevada

Prominence: 2394 ft, 729 m

Elevation: 8594 feet, 2619 meters

True Isolation: 14 mi, 22.53 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 8598 ft / 2620 m
Local or Alternate Name(s)Alternate: Pahute Peak
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)41° 16' 48'' N, 119° 3' 36'' W
41.280057, -119.059963 (Dec Deg)
327484 E 4571893 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionHumboldt

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     Nevada Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #116)
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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 24
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 22)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2007-07-27 by Seth Ames
     2011-06-25 by Brad Boester
     2013-05-30 by Dennis Poulin (GPS Track)
     2014-06-11 by Dean Molen
     2014-06-11 by Ken Jones (GPS Track)
     2019-06-08 by BMS 914 (GPS Track)
     2021-05-29 by Tom Gathright

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2394 ft/729 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 2434 ft/741 m
  Key Col: 6200 ft/1890 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 14 mi/22.53 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 41.4758, -118.9892
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Peak 8687  (NNE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Intermountain West
Range3: Great Basin Ranges
Range4: Northwest Great Basin Ranges
Range5: Black Rock Desert Area
Range6: Black Rock Range
Drainage BasinsNorth Central Great Basin
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipWilderness/Special Area: Pahute Peak Wilderness Area (Highest Point)
Topo MapBig Mountain O41119c1 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map

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