Blue Dick Peak, Nevada

Prominence: 2409 ft, 734 m

Elevation: 9289 feet, 2831 meters

True Isolation: 19.5 mi, 31.39 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 9293 ft / 2832 m
Local or Alternate Name(s)Alternate: Harvey Peak
Benchmark: Blue Dick Benchmark
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)37° 30' 22'' N, 117° 35' 28'' W
37.506167, -117.591066 (Dec Deg)
447760 E 4151190 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionEsmeralda

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Lists that contain Blue Dick Peak:
     Desert Summits Book-Peak List (Rank #63)
     Nevada Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #113)
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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 78
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 73)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2011-02-12 by Dennis Poulin (GPS Track)
     2011-05-30 by Eric Kassan (GPS Track)
     2014-01-30 by Dan Baxter
     2017-04-09 by Kelly & Terry Lister
     2017-05-29 by Bob Burd
     2017-11-22 by Dean Gaudet
     2019-03-17 by Mihai Giurgiulescu (GPS Track)
     2019-05-17 by Richard Hensley (GPS Track)
     2020-03-01 by Josef Nuernberger
     2020-06-06 by Greg Gerlach
     2020-06-13 by Brett Marciasini
     2020-06-13 by Sean Casserly
     2021-05-11 by Eric Noel (GPS Track)
     2022-03-10 by Daniel Coulter (GPS Track)
     2022-05-14 by Andrew Kirmse

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According to Andy Zdon, an expert in the southwest desert peaks, this summit has been known and published in the literature as Blue Dick Peak since the early 1960s (and probably before). The name "Harvey Peak" is sometimes used but "Blue Dick Peak" the other name has priority.
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Harvey Peak, from 11 miles southwest, on the highpoint of the Sylvania Mountains. Palmetto Mountain is on the right (2022-03-11). Photo by Richard Hensley.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2409 ft/734 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 2449 ft/746 m
  Key Col: 6880 ft/2097 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 19.5 mi/31.39 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 37.7392, -117.7925
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Silver Peak  (NW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Intermountain West
Range3: Great Basin Ranges
Range4: West Great Basin Ranges
Range5: Esmeralda County Ranges
Drainage BasinsClayton-Big Smoky Valleys
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
Topo MapLida Wash O37117e5 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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