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Virgin Peak, Nevada


Prominence: 3183 ft, 970 m

Elevation: 8071+ feet, 2460+ meters


True Isolation: 56.83 mi, 91.46 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 2460 - 2470 m
    (10-meter closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 8074 ft / 2461 m
    (Range 2461 - 2471 m)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 36' 10'' N, 114° 6' 44'' W
36.602737, -114.112267 (Dec Deg)
758302 E 4054687 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNevada
County/Second Level RegionClark
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     Virgin Peak at SummitPost.org
     Virgin Peak at ListsOfJohn.com

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Lists that contain Virgin Peak:
     Top 10 Isolation Grid for U.S. States (Rank #113)
     USA Lower 48 Top 400 Peaks by Prominence (Rank #323)
     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #313)
     Sierra Club Desert Peaks Section (Rank #30)
     Western USA Peaks with 25 miles of Isolation (Rank #66)
     Great Basin Range5 High Points (Rank #61)
     Great Basin Peaks List (Rank #97)
     Nevada Peaks with 25 Miles of Isolation (Rank #8)
     Nevada Peaks Club List (Rank #67)
     Desert Summits Book-Peak List (Rank #106)
     Nevada Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #56)
     U.S. National Monument High Points (Rank #20)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Desert Summits (Zdon)

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered Peakbagger.com users: 126
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 122)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2007-05-19 by Sacha Bobst (GPS Track)
     2009-11-28 by Bob Burd
     2010-03-06 by Eric Kassan (GPS Track)
     2011-05-01 by Dennis Poulin (GPS Track)
     2012-11-25 by Matthew Hengst
     2013-03-25 by James Morehouse (GPS Track)
     2013-04-28 by BMS 914 (GPS Track)
     2013-05-11 by Mat Kelliher
     2013-05-11 by Greg Gerlach
     2013-11-16 by John Ray (GPS Track)
     2014-01-11 by Chase DuPont
     2016-03-31 by James Morehouse (GPS Track)
     2016-10-17 by David Porter
     2016-11-26 by Sam Grant (GPS Track)
     2016-12-01 by Adam Walker
     2017-03-15 by Brian Kalet
     2017-05-01 by Dave Covill
     2017-11-20 by Sandy Lara
     2019-03-29 by Koni Fujiwara
     2019-05-25 by Tom Gathright (GPS Track)
     2019-05-26 by Michael Vincent (GPS Track)
     2020-03-05 by Jerry Thomas (GPS Track)
     2020-05-23 by Neal Robbins (GPS Track)

Nearby Peak Searches:
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Virgin Peak from its south ridge (2016-11-12). Photo by Greg Gerlach.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 3183 ft/970 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 3247 ft/990 m
  Key Col: 4888 ft/1490 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 56.83 mi/91.46 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 36.794458, -115.107648
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Sheep Range Peak 8320  (WNW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Intermountain West
Range3: Great Basin Ranges
Range4: South Great Basin Ranges
Range5: Eastern Lincoln County Ranges (Highest Point)
Range6: Virgin Mountains (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsColorado
Gulf of California
Pacific-Central America/Mexico
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Gold Butte National Monument (Highest Point)
Topo MapVirgin Peak O36114e1 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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Virgin Peak with the corral in foreground. (2020-03-05). Photo by Cheryl Thomas.
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Jerry and Cheryl at the summit (2020-03-05). Photo by Cheryl Thomas.
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Jerry negotiates his way through the brush and rocks. (2020-03-05). Photo by Cheryl Thomas.
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Cheryl climbs the main ridge on Virgin Peak (2020-03-05). Photo by Jerry Thomas.



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