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Griffith Peak, Nevada


Prominence: 430 ft, 131 m

Elevation: 11,060 feet, 3371 meters


True Isolation: 2.45 mi, 3.95 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 11,064 ft / 3372 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 13' 57'' N, 115° 38' 46'' W
36.232431, -115.646081 (Dec Deg)
621670 E 4010579 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNevada
County/Second Level RegionClark
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     Griffith Peak at SummitPost.org
     Griffith Peak at ListsOfJohn.com
     Weather for Griffith Peak at Mountain-Forecast.com

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Lists that contain Griffith Peak:
     Las Vegas Mountaineers Classics (Rank #29)
     Great Basin Peaks List (Rank #28)
     Nevada 11,000-foot Peaks (Rank #53)
     Desert Summits Book-Peak List (Rank #24)

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

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered Peakbagger.com users: 397
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 383)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2007-09-23 by Hannah Wilner
     2007-11-04 by Srikant Jayaraman
     2008-10-24 by Eric Kassan
     2009-04-25 by S Wallace (Unsuccessful)
     2010-09-18 by Greg Bramlet
     2011-09-01 by Jerry Thomas (GPS Track)
     2013-04-18 by Vic Hanson
     2013-05-29 by James Morehouse (GPS Track)
     2013-06-15 by Frank Toddre II
     2013-06-22 by Jon Trimble (GPS Track)
     2017-04-29 by Anji Cerney (GPS Track)
     2017-07-15 by bob l
     2017-08-30 by David Sharg (GPS Track)
     2017-11-25 by David Saha (GPS Track)
     2018-08-05 by Josef Nuernberger
     2019-04-27 by Joseph Leas (Unsuccessful)
     2019-05-25 by Jerry Thomas (GPS Track)
     2019-06-05 by Paula Raimondi
     2019-06-30 by Ritch Go
     2019-07-31 by Paula Raimondi
     2019-08-01 by Paula Raimondi (GPS Track)
     2019-10-24 by David Comerzan
     2020-05-08 by Cheryl Thomas
     2020-05-08 by Jerry Thomas (GPS Track)
     2020-05-25 by Candace Skalet

Nearby Peak Searches:
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     Elevation Ladder from Griffith Peak
     Prominence Ladder from Griffith Peak

Harris Spring Route:

This is a trail hike from the Trailhead at the end of Harris 4WD road. Trail starts on an abandon dirt road on the westside of Harris Mtn to Harris saddle then up the south flank of Griffith.

Mazie Canyon Route:

This is an off-trail scramble up Mazie Canyon to the ridge then to Griffith. Return via South Loop Trail.

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Summit upper right distance from South Loop Tr (2013-08-02). Photo by John Morrow.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 430 ft/131 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 462 ft/141 m
  Key Col: 10,630 ft/3240 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 2.45 mi/3.95 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 36.2558, -115.6792
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Charleston Peak  (NW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Intermountain West
Range3: Great Basin Ranges
Range4: South Great Basin Ranges
Range5: Spring Mountains
Drainage BasinsColorado
Gulf of California
Pacific-Central America/Mexico
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
Topo MapGriffith Peak O36115b6 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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Mt. Charleston as seen from the summit of Griffith Peak. (2018-06-19). Photo by Ray Thompson.
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Cheryl near the summit of Griffith Peak (2019-05-25). Photo by Jerry Thomas.
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Jerry hikes up the trail from Harris Springs Road with Griffith Peak in the background (2020-05-08). Photo by Jerry Thomas.
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The trail above the cliff bands no longer exists after the fire. Therefore, Jerry and I made our way to the summit across the slippery, rocky mud slope climbing over lots of dead trees. (2020-05-08). Photo by Cheryl Thomas.
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At the summit (2019-05-25). Photo by Cheryl Thomas.
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Lovell Canyon as seen from Griffith Peak. (2020-05-08). Photo by Cheryl Thomas.
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