Muddy Benchmark, Nevada

Prominence: 2913 ft, 888 m

Elevation: 5433 feet, 1656 meters

True Isolation: 21.59 mi, 34.75 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 5436 ft / 1657 m
Peak TypeBenchmark/Trig Point
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 17' 55'' N, 114° 42' 51'' W
36.298632, -114.714293 (Dec Deg)
705242 E 4019496 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionClark

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Lists that contain Muddy Benchmark:
     Nevada Peaks Club List (Rank #73)
     Desert Summits Book-Peak List (Rank #221)
     Nevada Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #70)
     Nevada Wilderness High Points (Rank #58)
     Nevada Peaks with 1000 feet of Prominence (Rank #70)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 85
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 79)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1994-11-25 by Richard Carey
     2009-11-25 by Bob Burd
     2010-03-28 by Eric Kassan (GPS Track)
     2011-02-18 by Dean Molen
     2011-11-18 by Bob Spirko
     2012-03-24 by Dennis Poulin (GPS Track)
     2012-11-03 by James Barlow (Unsuccessful)
     2014-01-18 by Chase DuPont
     2014-11-29 by James Morehouse (GPS Track)
     2015-02-05 by John Morrow
     2016-11-30 by Adam Walker
     2018-03-20 by Kevin Ford
     2019-03-03 by Paula Raimondi (GPS Track)
     2019-03-09 by Paula Raimondi (GPS Track)
     2019-03-17 by Stav Basis
     2019-03-22 by Paula Raimondi
     2019-03-26 by Richard Hensley (GPS Track)
     2019-03-31 by Jon Avery (GPS Track)
     2019-04-05 by Paula Raimondi
     2019-04-11 by Sam Grant (GPS Track)
     2020-03-28 by Craig Barlow
     2020-11-09 by Stav Basis
     2020-11-29 by Greg Gerlach (GPS Track)
     2021-02-18 by Tom Gathright (GPS Track)
     2022-01-02 by Sean Casserly
     2022-03-18 by Jerry Thomas (GPS Track)

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Muddy Benchmark with the East route from Muddy Peak saddle shown. Taken from Muddy Peak (2015-02-05). Photo by John Morrow.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2913 ft/888 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 2953 ft/900 m
  Key Col: 2520 ft/768 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 21.59 mi/34.75 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 35.9967, -114.6117
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Wilson  (SSE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Intermountain West
Range3: Great Basin Ranges
Range4: South Great Basin Ranges
Range5: Las Vegas Ranges
Drainage BasinsColorado
Gulf of California
Pacific-Central America/Mexico
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipWilderness/Special Area: Muddy Mountains Wilderness Area (Highest Point)
Topo MapMuddy Peak O36114c6 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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My old girl on top of Muddy BM, this was a tough hike for her (2021-02-18). Photo by Tom Gathright.
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My latest addition to the family on top of Muddy BM, becoming a decent hiker, but not quite as good as Lola (2021-02-18). Photo by Tom Gathright.
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