Potosi Mountain, Nevada

Prominence: 3012 ft, 918 m

Elevation: 8514 feet, 2595 meters

True Isolation: 16.76 mi, 26.98 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 8517 ft / 2596 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)35° 57' 56'' N, 115° 30' 6'' W
35.965493, -115.501549 (Dec Deg)
635115 E 3981159 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionClark

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Lists that contain Potosi Mountain:
     USA Lower 48 Top 400 Peaks by Prominence (Rank #386)
     Nevada Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #64)
     Sierra Club Desert Peaks Section (Rank #27)
     Las Vegas Mountaineers Classics (Rank #37)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2007-11-18 by Sacha Bobst (GPS Track)
     2009-02-28 by Dan Baxter
     2009-04-20 by Dean Molen
     2009-05-09 by Eric Kassan
     2011-10-27 by Dennis Poulin (GPS Track)
     2012-03-24 by BMS 914 (GPS Track)
     2012-10-17 by James Morehouse
     2012-11-25 by Terry Flood
     2013-04-02 by James Morehouse (GPS Track)
     2013-05-12 by Mat Kelliher
     2013-09-21 by Chase DuPont
     2014-04-24 by Rob Keller
     2014-12-14 by Tom Gathright
     2015-03-26 by Jerry Thomas (GPS Track)
     2015-04-26 by Eric Kassan (GPS Track)
     2015-05-09 by bob l
     2016-02-29 by Karl Fieberling
     2016-03-21 by Richard Carey (GPS Track)
     2016-03-26 by Craig Jagow (GPS Track)
     2017-08-05 by Bryan Cox
     2018-04-02 by James Morehouse (GPS Track)
     2018-05-23 by Jon Avery (GPS Track)
     2018-09-24 by Connor McEntee (GPS Track)

View ascents of peak by registered members (163 total)

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Potosi Peak on our Way up!! (2015-04-26). Photo by Josef Nuernberger.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 3012 ft/918 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 3012 ft/918 m
  Key Col: 5502 ft/1677 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 16.76 mi/26.98 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 36.1858, -115.6283
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    La Madre Mountain Wilderness High Point  (NNW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Intermountain West
Range3: Great Basin Ranges
Range4: South Great Basin Ranges
Range5: Spring Mountains
Drainage BasinsColorado
Gulf of California
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Spring Mountains NRA
Topo MapPotosi O35115h5 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Potosi's crowded summit (2017-08-05). Photo by Bryan Cox.
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