Snowflower Mountain, Nevada

Prominence: 363 ft, 111 m

Elevation: 10,243 feet, 3122 meters

Approx. Isolation: 2.19 mi, 3.53 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 10,248 ft / 3123 m
Alternate Name(s)Sunflower Mountain
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)39° 22' 57'' N; 119° 56' 9'' W
39.382399, -119.935791 (Dec Deg)
247137E 4363326N Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionWashoe

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Lists that contain Snowflower Mountain:
     Great Basin Peaks List (Rank #50)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2009-07-04 by Mitch Brown
     2010-09-12 by Tim Berger
     2012-09-09 by Daryn Dodge
     2013-07-02 by John Morrow
     2015-07-25 by Brandon Nichalson
     2015-09-06 by Kristine Swigart

View ascents of peak by registered members (23 total)

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The official name of this peak is Snowflower Mountain, not Sunflower mountain as on the USGS map. The name was given to the peak by Alvin McLane many years ago, and this is the name in the official GNIS names database. Most climbing web sites, such as and, also correctly show the name as Snowflower.

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Snowflower Mountain Summiteers, Great Basin Peak Section (2015-09-29). Photo by Gretchen Nelson.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 363 ft/111 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 403 ft/123 m
  Key Col: 9880 ft/3011 m
Isolation2.19 mi/3.53 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Church Peak  (SSE)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Sierra Nevada
Range4: Lake Tahoe-Sonora Pass Sierra Nevada
Range5: Carson Range
Drainage BasinsGreat Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Mount Rose Wilderness Area
Topo MapMount Rose NW O39119d8 1:24,000
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