Mount Jefferson, Nevada

Prominence: 5861 ft, 1787 m

Elevation: 11,941 feet, 3640 meters

True Isolation: 98.62 mi, 158.71 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 11,946 ft / 3642 m
Highest SummitSouth Summit
SubpeaksMount Jefferson-North Summit (11,814 ft/3601 m)
Mount Jefferson-Middle Summit (11,686 ft/3562 m)
Mount Jefferson-East Peak (11,372 ft/3466 m)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)38° 45' 7'' N; 116° 55' 36'' W
38.751925, -116.926694 (Dec Deg)
506370E 4289251N Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionNye (Highest Point)

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     Jefferson, Mount-South Summit at Trip Report for Nye, NV by Andy Martin Trip Report for Nye, NV by Edward Earl Trip Report for Nye, NV by Scott Surgent Trip Report for Nye, NV by Adam Helman Trip Report for Nye, NV by Michael Schwartz Trip Report for Nye, NV by Rich Wilson

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Lists that contain Mount Jefferson:
     USA Lower 48 Top 400 Peaks by Prominence (Rank #28)
     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #70)
     USA/Canada Range4 High Points (Rank #40)
     USA Lower 48 Peaks with 4000 feet of Prominence (Rank #28)
     Nevada Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #3)
     Western Contiguous USA CoHPs (Rank #80)
     Western USA CoHPs (Rank #87)
     Western USA Peaks with 25 miles of Isolation (Rank #23)
     Nevada County High Points (Rank #3)
     USA Lower 48 Range4 High Points (Rank #29)
     2000-foot Prominence CoHPs - 48 States (Rank #27)
     Great Basin Peaks List (Rank #10)
     USA Lower 48 Top 100 Peaks by Prominence (Rank #28)
     CoHP High Five List (Rank #44)
     Nevada Peaks Club Emblem Peaks (Rank #3)
     Great Basin Range5 High Points (Rank #4)
     USA Lower 48 Peaks with 5000 feet of Prominence (Rank #28)
     Western States Climbers List (Rank #129)
     Nevada 11,000-foot Peaks (Rank #6)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1992-06-22 by Richard Carey
     2003-06-25 by Richard Carey
     2004-10-08 by Dennis Poulin
     2010-09-18 by James Barlow
     2011-09-05 by Eric Kassan (GPS Track)
     2011-09-30 by Lou Hibbard
     2012-09-03 by BMS 914 (GPS Track)
     2013-05-25 by James Morehouse (GPS Track)
     2013-06-02 by Paul Garry (GPS Track)
     2013-06-21 by Lee Newton
     2013-07-04 by Patrick Kirchmann (GPS Track)
     2013-08-03 by Rob Woodall (GPS Track)
     2013-08-06 by Scott Kruis
     2014-06-07 by Chase DuPont (GPS Track)
     2014-08-08 by Kathy Wing (GPS Track)
     2014-08-16 by Mitch Brown
     2014-08-22 by Sam Grant (GPS Track)
     2014-09-27 by David Porter
     2015-07-06 by Brian McCarty
     2015-07-29 by Gerry Pennington
     2015-08-29 by Eric Kassan (GPS Track)

View ascents of peak by registered members (169 total)

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South Summit of Mount Jefferson 11,941 ft (2015-07-16). Photo by Gerry Pennington.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 5861 ft/1787 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 5881 ft/1793 m
  Line Parent: Baker Peak
  Key Col: 6080 ft/1853 m
Isolation98.62 mi/158.71 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Hosebag Peak  (SW)
Isolation Limit Point: 37° 50' 52'' N; 118° 19' 57'' W
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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Intermountain West
Range3: Great Basin Ranges
Range4: West Central Nevada Ranges (Highest Point)
Range5: Toquima Range (Highest Point)
Drainage Basins
Clayton-Big Smoky Valleys
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
Southern Great Basin Valleys
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Alta Toquima Wilderness Area (Highest Point)
Topo MapMount Jefferson O38116g8 1:24,000
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