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)
506370 E 4289251 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionNye (Highest Point)

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     Weather for Mount Jefferson Nevada 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 USA Peaks with 25 miles of Isolation (Rank #22)
     Western Contiguous USA CoHPs (Rank #80)
     Western USA CoHPs (Rank #87)
     USA Lower 48 Range4 High Points (Rank #29)
     2000-foot Prominence CoHPs - 48 States (Rank #27)
     Nevada County High Points (Rank #3)
     CoHP High Five List (Rank #44)
     Great Basin Peaks List (Rank #10)
     USA Lower 48 Top 100 Peaks by Prominence (Rank #28)
     Western States Climbers List (Rank #129)
     Great Basin Range5 High Points (Rank #4)
     Nevada Peaks Club Emblem Peaks (Rank #3)
     Nevada 11,000-foot Peaks (Rank #6)
     USA Lower 48 Peaks with 5000 feet of Prominence (Rank #28)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2004-10-08 by Dennis Poulin
     2010-09-18 by James Barlow
     2011-09-05 by Eric Kassan (GPS Track)
     2012-09-03 by BMS 914 (GPS Track)
     2013-05-25 by James Morehouse (GPS Track)
     2013-06-02 by Paul Garry (GPS Track)
     2013-06-09 by Matthew Hengst
     2013-06-21 by Lee Newton
     2013-07-04 by Patrick Kirchmann (GPS Track)
     2013-07-05 by Greg Gerlach
     2013-08-03 by Rob Woodall (GPS Track)
     2014-06-07 by Chase DuPont (GPS Track)
     2014-08-08 by Kathy Wing (GPS Track)
     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)
     2016-05-31 by Dustin Erickson
     2016-06-03 by Connor McEntee
     2016-06-28 by Hal Watrous
     2017-07-17 by Sandy Lara

View ascents of peak by registered members (203 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
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 98.62 mi/158.71 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 37.847906, -118.332479
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Hosebag Peak  (SW)
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
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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