Desatoya Peak, Nevada

Prominence: 3545 ft, 1081 m

Elevation: 9973 feet, 3040 meters

True Isolation: 20.85 mi, 33.56 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 9978 ft / 3041 m
SubpeaksDesatoya Peak-North Peak (9965 ft/3037 m)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)39° 21' 55'' N, 117° 45' 32'' W
39.365207, -117.759022 (Dec Deg)
434614 E 4357580 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionChurchill (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Desatoya Peak:
     2000-foot Prominence CoHPs - 48 States (Rank #111)
     Nevada County High Points (Rank #12)
     USA Lower 48 Top 400 Peaks by Prominence (Rank #229)
     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #183)
     Western Contiguous USA CoHPs (Rank #158)
     Western USA CoHPs (Rank #169)
     Great Basin Range5 High Points (Rank #29)
     Great Basin Peaks List (Rank #53)
     Nevada Peaks Club List (Rank #45)
     Nevada Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #43)

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 127
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 125)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1999-05-29 by JohnE Sarna (Unsuccessful)
     2002-06-23 by Scott Surgent
     2010-05-31 by Bob Burd
     2012-05-28 by Eric Kassan (GPS Track)
     2013-05-27 by Maddie Dolan (Unsuccessful)
     2014-08-08 by Gerry Pennington
     2015-02-21 by Mike Christiansen
     2015-04-08 by Brian McCarty
     2016-07-12 by David Sanger (GPS Track)
     2016-09-09 by Josef Nuernberger
     2017-07-02 by Dean Gaudet (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)
     2018-07-14 by Dean Gaudet (GPS Track)
     2018-08-10 by Sean King
     2018-09-16 by William Inman
     2018-09-16 by Dave Covill
     2019-07-05 by Marc Belanger (GPS Track)
     2019-10-17 by Bob Bolton (GPS Track)
     2020-04-18 by David Schaper
     2020-06-23 by Richard Hensley
     2020-08-01 by M Campbell (GPS Track)
     2020-08-02 by Lars Jensen
     2021-05-08 by Daniel Dolan

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Geo-cache site on Desatoya (South summit) (2014-08-08). Photo by Gerry Pennington.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 3545 ft/1081 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 3545 ft/1081 m
  Key Col: 6428 ft/1959 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 20.85 mi/33.56 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 39.1533, -117.4817
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    North Shoshone Peak  (SE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Intermountain West
Range3: Great Basin Ranges
Range4: West Central Nevada Ranges
Range5: Frenchman-Eastgate-Gabbs Ranges (Highest Point)
Range6: Desatoya Mountains (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsGabbs Valley
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
Topo MapDesatoya Peak O39117c7 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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someone had a bad day on old overland road (2017-07-02). Photo by Dean Gaudet.
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