Steens Mountain, Oregon

Prominence: 4373 ft, 1333 m

Elevation: 9733 feet, 2967 meters

True Isolation: 124.74 mi, 200.75 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 9738 ft / 2968 m
SubpeaksSteens Mountain-North Peak (9348 ft/2849 m)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)42° 38' 11'' N, 118° 34' 36'' W
42.636418, -118.576717 (Dec Deg)
370728 E 4721646 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionHarney (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Steens Mountain:
     USA Lower 48 Peaks with 100 miles of Isolation (Rank #33)
     USA Lower 48 Top 100 Peaks by Prominence (Unranked)
     United States Peaks with 100 miles of Isolation (Rank #57)
     Top 10 Prominence Grid for U.S. States (Rank #101)
     USA Lower 48 Peaks with 4000 feet of Prominence (Rank #101)
     Top 10 County High Points Grid for U.S. States (Rank #105)
     2000-foot Prominence CoHPs - 48 States (Rank #69)
     Top 10 Elevation Grid for U.S. States (Rank #118)
     Top 10 Isolation Grid for U.S. States (Rank #48)
     Counties with Largest Area (Rank #29)
     USA Lower 48 Top 400 Peaks by Prominence (Rank #101)
     Oregon County High Points (Rank #8)
     North America Peaks with 200 km of Isolation (Rank #131)
     Oregon County Prominence Peaks (Rank #10)
     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #199)
     Western Contiguous USA CoHPs (Rank #170)
     Oregon Peaks with 25 Miles of Isolation (Rank #2)
     Oregon 9000-foot Peaks (Rank #8)
     Western USA CoHPs (Rank #182)
     Western USA Peaks with 25 miles of Isolation (Rank #18)
(Peak is on over 20 lists; Not all shown here.)

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 192
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 180)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2003-03-19 by rick mcneill
     2004-07-30 by Scott Surgent
     2006-09-02 by Caleb Morris
     2011-10-24 by Michael Wanberg
     2012-06-30 by Andrew Holman
     2012-09-16 by Paul McClellan
     2012-10-20 by jeff carr
     2014-07-12 by Richard Hensley
     2015-05-24 by Kent Coe
     2015-08-01 by Caleb Morris
     2016-06-26 by Austin D. Smith
     2016-07-08 by Adam Walker
     2016-08-03 by Fred Lobdell
     2017-06-12 by Harvest Mondello
     2017-08-12 by Keaton Reed
     2017-08-24 by Eric Kassan (GPS Track)
     2018-06-02 by Beth Lakin (GPS Track)
     2018-07-11 by Eric Geissinger
     2018-08-18 by Lou Hibbard
     2019-07-17 by Daniel Mick (GPS Track)
     2019-08-31 by Dean Gaudet
     2019-09-21 by Kent Coe
     2019-10-18 by Matt Varney (GPS Track)
     2020-06-22 by Matt Mallet
     2020-06-26 by Maureen Seeley
     2020-07-05 by Eric Noel (GPS Track)
     2020-08-01 by Caleb Morris
     2020-09-18 by Ryan Frome
     2021-06-18 by Jim Sartin
     2021-06-22 by Chris Gilsdorf
     2021-09-07 by Greg Gerlach
     2021-10-01 by Dave Covill

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Such a sad tower-scarred summit for such a majestic highpoint. A full moon shot from the parking area at least adds a bit of mystique...! (2019-07-18). Photo by Daniel Mick.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 4373 ft/1333 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 4393 ft/1339 m
  Key Col: 5360 ft/1634 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 124.74 mi/200.75 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 41.296396, -120.201997
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Peak 9795  (SW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Intermountain West
Range3: Great Basin Ranges
Range4: Northwest Great Basin Ranges
Range5: Steens Mountain Area (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsSoutheast Oregon Basins
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Steens Mountain National Recreation Lands (Highest Point)/BLM Land in Oregon (Highest Point)
Topo MapWildhorse Lake O42118f5 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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Steens true S summit from N summit (2021-10-01). Photo by Dave Covill.
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Steens N summit from true S summit (2021-10-01). Photo by Dave Covill.
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