Black Velvet Peak, Nevada

Prominence: 218 ft, 66 m

Elevation: 6234 feet, 1900 meters

Approx. Isolation: 0.72 mi, 1.16 km
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 2' 1'' N, 115° 28' 11'' W
36.033588, -115.469828 (Dec Deg)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionClark

Search Engines - search the web for "Black Velvet Peak":
     Wikipedia Search
     Microsoft Bing Search
     Google Search
     Yahoo Search

Other Web Sites
     "Black Velvet Peak" at

Weather and Snow
     National Weather Service Forecast
     NOAA Snow Depth Map

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 70
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 66)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2013-02-23 by rraine wajda
     2013-02-23 by James Morehouse (GPS Track)
     2014-02-22 by BMS 914 (GPS Track)
     2016-03-27 by Bob Burd
     2016-05-26 by Paula Raimondi
     2016-05-26 by James Morehouse (GPS Track)
     2017-02-16 by Stav Basis
     2017-02-26 by jeff branin
     2018-05-04 by Lou Hibbard
     2020-10-23 by Kent McFeely
     2020-11-11 by Jerry Thomas (GPS Track)
     2021-04-08 by Sharon Carlson
     2021-04-08 by Susan Shih (GPS Track)

Nearby Peak Searches:
     Radius Search - Nearest Peaks to Black Velvet Peak
     Elevation Ladder from Black Velvet Peak
     Prominence Ladder from Black Velvet Peak

Loop hike from Black Velvet Canyon and down the southeast slope
Click on photo for original larger-size version.
Cheryl and Black Velvet Wall (2020-11-11). Photo by Jerry Thomas.
Click here for larger-size photo.
Web Map LinksPeakfinder Panorama
GeoHack Links   CalTopo   MyTopo   Bing Maps
Google Maps   Open Street Map
ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 218 ft/66 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 218 ft/66 m
  Key Col: 6016 ft/1834 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.72 mi/1.16 km
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mountain Spring Peak  (WNW)
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: Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Wilderness/Special Area: Rainbow Mountain Wilderness Area
Topo MapBlue Diamond O36115a4 1:24,000
Data SourcePartially verified user peak addition
This peak was submitted to the database by Mountain Man Henry The.
Dynamic Map

 Black Velvet Peak    Other Peaks
Click Here for a Full Screen Map

Other Photos

Click on photo for original larger-size version.
Jerry begins our approach to the peak. Black Velvet Peak is beyond the two sub peaks. (2020-11-11). Photo by Cheryl Thomas.
Click here for larger-size photo.

This page has been served 464 times since 2004-11-01.

Copyright © 1987-2021 by All Rights Reserved. Questions/Comments/Corrections? See the Contact Page Terms of Service