North Schell Peak, Nevada

Prominence: 5403 ft, 1647 m

Elevation: 11,883 feet, 3622 meters

Approx. Isolation: 23.54 mi, 37.88 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 11,888 ft / 3624 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)39° 24' 48'' N; 114° 35' 59'' W
39.41324, -114.599604 (Dec Deg)
706652E 4365385N Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionWhite Pine

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     USA Lower 48 Top 400 Peaks by Prominence (Rank #40)
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     1500-meter Prominence Peak with Ascents (Rank #49)
     Top 10 Elevation Grid for U.S. States (Rank #97)
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     Pre-1980 USA Lower 48 Peaks with 5000' of Prominence [Historic] (Rank #41)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2006-07-03 by Dennis Poulin
     2006-07-03 by Dean Molen
     2007-09-18 by Adam Helman
     2009-10-10 by Eric Kassan
     2011-09-29 by Lou Hibbard
     2012-07-28 by BMS 914 (GPS Track)
     2013-08-04 by Rob Woodall (GPS Track)
     2013-08-29 by Kathy Wing
     2013-08-31 by James Morehouse (GPS Track)
     2013-08-31 by rraine wajda
     2013-09-01 by Caleb Morris
     2013-10-03 by Mike Christiansen
     2014-06-11 by Sam Grant (GPS Track)
     2015-07-30 by Dustin Erickson
     2015-08-12 by Mitch Brown
     2016-06-21 by Hal Watrous
     2016-07-23 by Rich Stephens
     2016-07-23 by Eric Kassan (GPS Track)
     2016-08-03 by Bob Burd
     2016-08-23 by Eric Morrill
     2016-10-13 by Greg Gerlach

View ascents of peak by registered members (108 total)

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Click on photo for original larger-size version.
View south along the crest of the Schell Creek Range from N. Schell Peak summit (2011-08-11). Photo by Joseph Del Grosso.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 5403 ft/1647 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 5423 ft/1653 m
  Line Parent: Mount Jefferson
  Key Col: 6480 ft/1975 m
Isolation23.54 mi/37.88 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Moriah  (ESE)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Intermountain West
Range3: Great Basin Ranges
Range4: East Central Great Basin Ranges
Range5: Schell Creek Range (Highest Point)
Drainage Basins
Spring Valley
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: High Schells Wilderness Area (Highest Point)
Topo MapNorth Schell Peak O39114d5 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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