Charleston Peak, Nevada

Prominence: 8241 ft, 2512 m

Elevation: 11,916 feet, 3632 meters

True Isolation: 135.15 mi, 217.5 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 11,920 ft / 3633 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 16' 18'' N, 115° 41' 44'' W
36.271581, -115.695506 (Dec Deg)
617170 E 4014861 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionClark (Highest Point)

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     Weather for Mount Charleston at Trip Report for Clark, NV by Scott Surgent Trip Report for Clark, NV by Ken Akerman

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Lists that contain Charleston Peak:
     USA Lower 48 Top 400 Peaks by Prominence (Rank #8)
     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #73)
     USA/Canada Range4 High Points (Rank #42)
     USA Lower 48 Peaks with 4000 feet of Prominence (Rank #8)
     USA Lower 48 Peaks with 100 miles of Isolation (Rank #26)
     Western USA Peaks with 25 miles of Isolation (Rank #14)
     Nevada Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #1)
     Western Contiguous USA CoHPs (Rank #83)
     Western USA CoHPs (Rank #90)
     USA Lower 48 Range4 High Points (Rank #31)
     Nevada County High Points (Rank #4)
     North America Peaks with 2000 meters of Prominence (Rank #34)
     2000-foot Prominence CoHPs - 48 States (Rank #8)
     CoHP High Five List (Rank #45)
     USA Lower 48 Top 100 Peaks by Prominence (Rank #8)
     Great Basin Peaks List (Rank #12)
     Desert Peaks Section Emblem Peaks (Rank #2)
     Western States Climbers List (Rank #130)
     Great Basin Range5 High Points (Rank #5)
     Nevada County Prominence Peaks (Rank #1)
(Peak is on over 20 lists; Not all shown here.)

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

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2004-09-09 by Dennis Poulin
     2007-05-12 by Sacha Bobst (GPS Track)
     2009-06-08 by S Wallace (Unsuccessful)
     2012-07-08 by Lee Newton
     2013-04-13 by Mihai Giurgiulescu (GPS Track)
     2013-04-20 by Adam Wood
     2013-05-23 by Rob Anthony
     2013-06-14 by Jon Trimble (GPS Track)
     2013-09-21 by James Morehouse (GPS Track)
     2014-01-24 by Rich Stephens
     2014-02-23 by David Darby (GPS Track)
     2014-05-03 by Tom Gathright
     2014-06-23 by Rob Woodall (GPS Track)
     2014-09-01 by Michael Sullivan (GPS Track)
     2015-06-11 by bob l
     2015-08-15 by David Hart
     2016-08-04 by Christopher Higgins (GPS Track)
     2016-09-12 by William Inman
     2016-10-09 by Brandon Boulier (GPS Track)
     2017-05-16 by Bradley Reese (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)
     2017-08-01 by Dean Gaudet (GPS Track)
     2017-11-04 by Dustin Wittmier (GPS Track)
     2017-11-25 by David Saha (GPS Track)
     2018-04-09 by Alex Lennon
     2018-05-17 by Jon Avery (GPS Track)
     2018-05-19 by Greg Slayden
     2018-06-14 by Robert Luher (GPS Track)
     2018-06-19 by Ray Thompson
     2018-06-24 by BMS 914 (GPS Track)
     2018-08-25 by William Chen (GPS Track)
     2018-09-01 by Gustav Sexauer

View ascents of peak by registered members (700 total)

Nearby Peak Searches:
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Mt. Charleston from top of Lee Canyon Route (2013-04-13). Photo by Mark McCormick.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 8241 ft/2512 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 8273 ft/2522 m
  Line Parent: Mount Jefferson
  Key Col: Indian Springs W    3675 ft/1120 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 135.15 mi/217.5 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 36.266633, -118.116144
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Olancha Peak  (W)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Intermountain West
Range3: Great Basin Ranges
Range4: South Great Basin Ranges (Highest Point)
Range5: Spring Mountains (Highest Point)
Ridges/DividesSpring Mountains Crest (Highest Point)
Drainage Basins
Gulf of California
Pacific Ocean

Southern Great Basin Valleys
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Mount Charleston Wilderness Area (Highest Point)
Topo MapCharleston Peak O36115c6 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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The summit register and Old Glory on Charleston Peak (2015-07-16). Photo by Gerry Pennington.
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Charleston Peak on a beautiful spring snow climb. A steep and exposed snow traverse leads the climber to rewarding summit views (2018-04-09). Photo by Alex Lennon.
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Panorama view from Charleston Peak summit (2018-09-16). Photo by Blake Minghelli.
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Looking west from Charleston Peak, Trust me that the bump in the center in the distance is Telescope Peak. (2018-06-19). Photo by Ray Thompson.
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