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Turtlehead Mountain, Nevada


Prominence: 603 ft, 184 m

Elevation: 6323 feet, 1927 meters


Approx. Isolation: 1.93 mi, 3.11 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 6326 ft / 1928 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 10' 49'' N; 115° 26' 46'' W
36.180237, -115.446005 (Dec Deg)
639744E 4005059N Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNevada
County/Second Level RegionClark
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Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2005-10-08 by Eric Kassan
     2007-11-17 by Sacha Bobst (GPS Track)
     2008-04-26 by Frank Anderson
     2009-01-09 by James Barlow (Unsuccessful)
     2009-04-01 by John Fedak
     2010-02-17 by Matthew Wolf (GPS Track)
     2010-10-23 by BMS 914 (GPS Track)
     2011-03-19 by BMS 914 (GPS Track)
     2011-04-09 by Frank Toddre II
     2011-04-16 by David Darby (GPS Track)
     2011-09-17 by BMS 914 (GPS Track)
     2011-10-23 by Jerry Thomas (GPS Track)
     2012-01-07 by BMS 914 (GPS Track)
     2012-03-17 by BMS 914 (GPS Track)
     2012-06-02 by Chase DuPont
     2012-07-03 by JF Theroux (GPS Track)
     2012-10-19 by Steven Thompson (GPS Track)
     2013-04-13 by Rob Malilay
     2013-04-14 by Vic Hanson
     2013-05-21 by Jon Trimble (GPS Track)
     2013-06-03 by Jon Trimble (GPS Track)
     2014-05-02 by Patrick Rosso (GPS Track)
     2014-08-02 by Richard Hensley
     2014-11-23 by William Musser
     2015-04-02 by Bob Ramsey

View ascents of peak by registered Peakbagger.com members (136 total)

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I beleive climbing a peak from a different route is like climbing a new peak. This Loop is a 10 mi scrambe from Calico Basin instead of the normal BLM trail from Sandstone Quarry parking.
We climb a lot of the local mountains from different routes and I would like to post these alternate routes to keep track of our mountaineering.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 603 ft/184 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 643 ft/196 m
  Key Col: 5720 ft/1743 m
Isolation1.93 mi/3.11 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Damsel Peak  (NE)
Not verified: May be a major NHN that is not in the database.
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: Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Wilderness/Special Area: La Madre Mountain Wilderness Area
Topo MapLa Madre Mountain O36115b4 1:24,000



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