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Wheeler Peak, Nevada


Prominence: 7563 ft, 2306 m

Elevation: 13,063 feet, 3982 meters


True Isolation: 231.79 mi, 373.02 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 13,068 ft / 3984 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)38° 59' 9'' N, 114° 18' 50'' W
38.985775, -114.313908 (Dec Deg)
732658 E 4318630 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNevada
County/Second Level RegionWhite Pine (Highest Point)
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Other Web Sites
     Wheeler Peak at SummitPost.org
     Wheeler Peak at ListsOfJohn.com
     Weather for Wheeler Peak at Mountain-Forecast.com
     CoHP.org Trip Report for White Pine, NV by David Olson
     CoHP.org Trip Report for White Pine, NV by Ron Tagliapietra
     CoHP.org Trip Report for White Pine, NV by Adam Helman

Weather and Snow
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     NOAA Snow Depth Map

Lists that contain Wheeler Peak:
     USA Lower 48 Peaks with 100 miles of Isolation (Rank #11)
     5000 foot Prominence CoHPs - 48 States (Rank #12)
     Ultras of the Contiguous United States (Rank #12)
     USA Lower 48 Drainage Basin High Points (Rank #13)
     USA Lower 48 Peaks with 5000 feet of Prominence (Rank #12)
     EPIC List - States of the USA (Rank #10)
     Most Isolated Peaks of the U.S. States (Rank #12)
     5000 foot Prominence CoHPs (Rank #18)
     USA Lower 48 Top 100 Peaks by Prominence (Rank #12)
     U.S. County High Points over 13,000 feet - 48 States (Rank #52)
     United States Peaks with 100 miles of Isolation (Rank #20)
     USA Peaks with 6000 feet of Prominence (Rank #31)
     Fifty Highest CoHPs in Lower 48 (Rank #45)
     U.S. County High Points over 13,000 feet (Rank #59)
     USA Lower 48 Range4 High Points (Rank #18)
     Top 10 Prominence Grid for U.S. States (Rank #24)
     Nevada Peaks Club Emblem Peaks (Rank #2)
     USA Lower 48 Peaks with 4000 feet of Prominence (Rank #12)
     Top 10 County High Points Grid for U.S. States (Rank #34)
     Great Basin Peaks List-Star Peaks (Rank #3)
     Nevada Peaks with 25 Miles of Isolation (Rank #1)
     Dreams (Rank #27)
(Peak is on over 20 lists; Not all shown here.)

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered Peakbagger.com users: 573
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 551)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1966-07-03 by Frederick Johnson
     1983-09-17 by William Inman
     1992-08-29 by Greg Slayden (Unsuccessful)
     1992-08-30 by Greg Slayden
     2004-10-06 by Dennis Poulin
     2007-05-26 by Sacha Bobst (GPS Track)
     2009-06-02 by Melissa De Leon
     2011-07-31 by Jerry Thomas (GPS Track)
     2012-06-15 by Jonathan Allbach
     2012-07-12 by Greg Bramlet
     2012-09-15 by BMS 914 (GPS Track)
     2013-06-22 by Mihai Giurgiulescu (GPS Track)
     2013-07-06 by Peter James (GPS Track)
     2013-08-04 by Rob Woodall (GPS Track)
     2014-04-03 by Josh Lingbloom
     2014-10-12 by Tom Gathright
     2015-06-14 by Ben Stokes (GPS Track)
     2015-07-31 by Steven Thompson (GPS Track)
     2015-08-09 by Brandon Boulier (GPS Track)
     2015-08-15 by David Hart
     2015-09-27 by Mho Al-Karawi (GPS Track)
     2016-02-20 by Dan Schneider (GPS Track)
     2016-06-22 by Hal Watrous
     2016-10-08 by Eric Schafer (GPS Track)
     2017-04-30 by Ben Stokes (GPS Track)
     2017-07-02 by Mike Black (GPS Track)
     2017-08-09 by Ryan Turner (GPS Track)
     2017-08-28 by Mitch Mitchell (GPS Track)
     2017-09-03 by Gustav Sexauer
     2017-10-07 by J.J. Fernandez
     2018-06-04 by Jerry Thomas (GPS Track)
     2019-08-03 by Andrew Mack
     2019-08-03 by Chad Reynolds (GPS Track)
     2019-08-11 by Ray Thompson
     2019-08-12 by Marcus Lostracco
     2020-05-29 by Tyler Shumway (GPS Track)

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The dark, craggy silhouette of Wheeler Peak (1992-08).
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 7563 ft/2306 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 7573 ft/2309 m
  Line Parent: Wasatch Peak
  Key Col: Kanarraville, UT    5500 ft/1676 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 231.79 mi/373.02 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 40.756042, -110.607502
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Lovenia  (ENE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Intermountain West
Range3: Great Basin Ranges
Range4: East Central Great Basin Ranges (Highest Point)
Range5: Snake Range (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsGreat Salt Lake (HP)
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Great Basin National Park (Highest Point)
Topo MapWheeler Peak O38114h3 1:24,000
Route #1 Maintained Hiking Trail: Wheeler Peak Trail
Trailhead: Wheeler Peak Road (Paved Road) 10,161 ft/3097 m
Vertical Gain: 2902 ft/885 m
Distance (one way): 4.2 mi/6.76 km
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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Al Sandorff and his car at 10,000 feet on the highest paved road in Nevada, in front of Wheeler Peak. Photo by Al Sandorff.
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Summit Block (2014-04-03). Photo by Josh Lingbloom.
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Wheeler Peak from the north (1968-07-05). Photo by John Vitz.
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Jeff Davis Peak and Wheeler Peak from the early portion of the Wheeler Peak Trail (2010-06-22). Photo by Mike Christiansen.
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On the Rocks (2009-03-10). Photo by Chad Amato.
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Nice view of Wheeler early on the hike (2018-06-15). Photo by Gary Neben.
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Wheeler Peak as seen from the standard trail, from below the tree line (2019-08-11). Photo by Ray Thompson.
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Looking up towards Wheeler Peak's summit in Great Basin N.P. (2018-09-03). Photo by Chris Lecksell.
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