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Nevada Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence

Showing Rockinstraw Rockinstraw's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (14 out of 173, or 8.09%)

RankPeak Prom-M
(Avg)
 Elev-M
(Avg)
Range (Level 5)Isol-KmAscentsAscent Date
1.Charleston Peak25173632Spring Mountains217.58232012-09-15
2.Mount Jefferson17893640Toquima Range158.72442013-09-03 b
3.Arc Dome15953588Toiyabe Range37.12122013-09-04 b
4.North Schell Peak16503622Schell Creek Range37.81652013-09-05 b
4.Star Peak16462998Southeast Humboldt River Ranges111.11702013-09-05 b
6.Pilot Peak17473266Pilot Range86.4992013-09-07 b
7.Hayford Peak16503021Sheep Range54.32142013-10-12
8.Wheeler Peak23073982Snake Range373.05472015-07-03 b
9.Jumbo Peak10111756Eastern Lincoln County Ranges31.9462017-03-12
10.Mount Grant12073444Wassuk Range45.21522017-09-09 c
10.Pilot Peak9792799Gabbs Valley-Pilot-Monte Cristo54.1532017-09-09 c
10.Virginia Peak11152550Reno-Truckee Area33.7982017-09-09 c
13.Peavine Peak6722519Bald Mountain Range-Sierra Valley13.61622017-09-10 b
14.Potosi Mountain9182595Spring Mountains27.01902018-01-06
 Mount Moriah14963678Snake Range32.2108 
 Currant Mountain13943509White Pine Range85.074 
 Bunker Hill8573497Toiyabe Range50.3130 
 Ruby Dome14663471Ruby-East Humboldt Mountains152.5197 
 Toiyabe Dome6403463Toiyabe Range9.238 
 Hole in the Mountain Peak14783446Ruby-East Humboldt Mountains42.856 
 Troy Peak14603444Grant-Quinn Canyon Range64.365 
 Toiyabe Peak 110856173379Toiyabe Range11.117 
 Mount Grafton9933350Schell Creek Range43.148 
 Ward Mountain11203333Egan Range29.640 
 Shoshone Mountain6613324Toquima Range8.428 
 Table Mountain11183319Monitor Range27.361 
 Pearl Peak11063306Ruby-East Humboldt Mountains21.529 
 Matterhorn14293303Jarbidge Mountains97.266 
 Mount Rose11063285Carson Range53.5626 
 Mount Hamilton9163275White Pine Range33.930 
 Diamond Peak10983235North Eureka County Ranges44.996 
 Cherry Creek Benchmark11383207Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges55.326 
 Wildcat Peak7583203Toquima Range22.820 
 Summit Mountain8293189Monitor Range47.023 
 Cherry Creek Peak 31886133188Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges11.113 
 McAfee Peak12703182Independence Mountains57.338 
 North Shoshone Peak8703143Shoshone Mountains and Range23.532 
 Spruce Mountain12013128Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges43.650 
 Morey Peak7883123Hot Creek Range-Antelope Range27.448 
 Mount Callaghan9293105Toiyabe Range39.333 
 Quinn Canyon Range High Point7943104Grant-Quinn Canyon Range21.420 
 Telegraph Hill9073095Egan Range21.219 
 Roberts Creek Mountain10923089North Eureka County Ranges52.132 
 Egan Benchmark6283085Egan Range12.621 
 Ninemile Peak7043078Hot Creek Range-Antelope Range30.715 
 Becky Peak7423055Schell Creek Range22.436 
 Desatoya Peak10813040Frenchman-Eastgate-Gabbs Ranges33.6112 
 Mount Augusta13373038Frenchman-Eastgate-Gabbs Ranges23.850 
 Major Benchmark West6663037Schell Creek Range23.116 
 Shingle Peak8792994Egan Range20.815 
 Mount Tobin14792979Southeast Humboldt River Ranges57.039 
 Granite Peak13412966Santa Rosa Mountains132.6134 
 Santa Rosa Peak6592957Santa Rosa Mountains13.119 
 Kern Mountains High Point7422957Deep Creek Range11.715 
 Mount Lewis13082950Shoshone Mountains and Range56.262 
 North Lovell Peak6112942Schell Creek Range11.716 
 Goshute Peak11282929Goshute Range44.525 
 Prospect Peak7082918Hot Creek Range-Antelope Range20.341 
 Blue Eagle Mountain6922914Grant-Quinn Canyon Range19.717 
 Bald Mountain8422909Pine Nut-Sweetwater Ranges14.838 
 Mount Siegel10602881Pine Nut-Sweetwater Ranges30.182 
 Piper Peak12442880Esmeralda County Ranges24.066 
 Duffer Peak12622874Black Rock Desert Area88.746 
 Kawich Peak9452865Kawich-Belted-Reveille Ranges63.523 
 Sonoma Peak11912864Southeast Humboldt River Ranges52.637 
 Highland Peak10012864Wilson Creek-White Rock Ranges70.449 
 Baldy Peak7512856Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges16.820 
 Bald Mountain11452849East Nellis Ranges69.20 
 Mount Wilson8212839Wilson Creek-White Rock Ranges42.539 
 Big Bald Mountain7662836Ruby-East Humboldt Mountains13.522 
 Blue Dick Benchmark7402831Esmeralda County Ranges31.444 
 Porter Peak8112825North Central Nevada20.517 
 High Bald Peaks7742819Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges18.218 
 South Pequop Benchmark9452819Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges43.028 
 Ray Benchmark6542819Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges14.214 
 Portuguese Mountain8262816Pancake Range35.716 
 Rawhide Mountain7452795Hot Creek Range-Antelope Range29.922 
 Buck Mountain6672792Ruby-East Humboldt Mountains16.718 
 Mount Tenabo9672790North Eureka County Ranges34.224 
 Fagin Mountain6712788North Eureka County Ranges25.517 
 Lone Mountain11642776Esmeralda County Ranges40.436 
 Jackson Mountains High Point14872772Black Rock Desert Area46.946 
 Butte Mountains High Point6842759Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges22.315 
 New Pass Peak7842744Frenchman-Eastgate-Gabbs Ranges35.737 
 Granite Peak10582737Black Rock Desert Area79.031 
 Worthington Peak9472733Northwest Lincoln County Ranges18.032 
 King Lear Peak8852720Black Rock Desert Area15.136 
 Moody Peak6392708Pancake Range22.517 
 Dutch John Mountain7192701Schell Creek Range15.524 
 Tabor Benchmark7672696Central Elko County Ranges37.618 
 Reveille Peak8182686Kawich-Belted-Reveille Ranges24.623 
 Stewart Benchmark8832682Black Rock Desert Area24.121 
 Merritt Mountain7232680Jarbidge Mountains23.319 
 Beaver Peak7352679North Central Nevada30.219 
 Job Peak11932678Southeast Humboldt River Ranges25.253 
 Lone Mountain6962677Independence Mountains18.419 
 Knoll Mountain8502670Northeast Nevada Ranges36.828 
 Elliott Benchmark6912666North Eureka County Ranges37.521 
 Mount Irish7812665Northwest Lincoln County Ranges26.540 
 Grapevine Peak13902663Amargosa Range28.5121 
 Miller Mountain7532661Mono-Benton-Excelsior Area17.228 
 Tule Peak10442659Pyramid Lake Area51.767 
 Adam Peak10882645North Central Nevada39.829 
 Sherman Peak6662638Frenchman-Eastgate-Gabbs Ranges18.028 
 Mount Moses10822636Southeast Humboldt River Ranges25.523 
 Pine Mountain6182636Jarbidge Mountains6.821 
 Ellen D Mountain6342631Jarbidge Mountains24.630 
 Grassy Mountain6072625Wilson Creek-White Rock Ranges10.122 
 Seaman Range High Point10172623Northwest Lincoln County Ranges43.535 
 McCann Creek Mountain6772622North Central Nevada24.125 
 Big Mountain7362619Black Rock Desert Area22.519 
 Dolly Varden Mountains High Point6342619Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges26.844 
 Belted Range High Point7882611Kawich-Belted-Reveille Ranges30.70 
 North Peak10182606Southeast Humboldt River Ranges27.631 
 Bald Mountain6872604North Eureka County Ranges15.415 
 Donnelly Peak8512601Black Rock Desert Area26.327 
 San Antonio Mountains High Point7382600Toquima Range32.331 
 Wilson Peak7462593North Central Nevada7.119 
 Orevada View Benchmark10812593Trout Creek Area37.722 
 Bilk Creek Mountains High Point7512586Trout Creek Area18.617 
 Saddle Benchmark6302574Shoshone Mountains and Range26.417 
 Fortification Range High Point6162570Wilson Creek-White Rock Ranges19.917 
 Granite Mountain8672566Southeast Humboldt River Ranges25.723 
 Cain Mountain9692563Southeast Humboldt River Ranges16.824 
 Kelly Creek Mountain6842561North Central Nevada32.818 
 Mount Ferguson6402546Gabbs Valley-Pilot-Monte Cristo33.130 
 Stonewall Mountain8922535West Nellis Ranges35.622 
 Independence Benchmark6632534Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges20.325 
 Murdock Mountain6832533Northeast Nevada Ranges29.319 
 Fairview Peak7902531Frenchman-Eastgate-Gabbs Ranges34.056 
 Tholen Benchmark6752523Southeast Humboldt River Ranges20.320 
 Kumiva Peak11242509Black Rock Desert Area41.144 
 Buffalo Mountain6052501Southeast Humboldt River Ranges15.516 
 Fox Mountain6382494Black Rock Desert Area24.935 
 Tohakum Peak10702494Pyramid Lake Area30.040 
 Silver Benchmark6182489Schell Creek Range13.217 
 Gold Mountain8302485Esmeralda County Ranges26.634 
 Adobe Range High Point6322480Central Elko County Ranges22.029 
 Virgin Peak9802465Eastern Lincoln County Ranges91.5111 
 Garfield Hills High Point6542464Mono-Benton-Excelsior Area14.828 
 White Horse Mountain6302462Goshute Range12.419 
 Toano Range High Point6482450Northeast Nevada Ranges17.927 
 Chokecherry Mountain7002449Eastern Lincoln County Ranges39.024 
 Buffalo Mountain8362437Southeast Humboldt River Ranges18.420 
 State Line Peak8232435Pyramid Lake Area16.645 
 Badger Mountain7262431Northwest Lincoln County Ranges31.927 
 Hyko Benchmark9132423Northwest Lincoln County Ranges26.739 
 Bloody Run Peak9232415Santa Rosa Mountains24.429 
 Hays Canyon Peak6192414Sheldon-Hart Mountain Refuges Area17.338 
 Mount Davidson8302397Reno-Truckee Area17.5215 
 Petersen Mountains High Point7702395Reno-Truckee Area16.257 
 Cotton Benchmark6472384Southeast Humboldt River Ranges28.221 
 Seven Troughs Benchmark9102376Northwest Humboldt River Area38.820 
 Marys Mountain6092347North Central Nevada27.224 
 Pah-Rum Peak7502319Pyramid Lake Area24.527 
 Eugene Mountains High Point10132311Northwest Humboldt River Area28.644 
 Elko Mountain6392288Ruby-East Humboldt Mountains16.667 
 Sixmile Hill6542285North Central Nevada21.318 
 Dogskin Mountain6272282Reno-Truckee Area9.047 
 Juniper Mountain8712278Northwest Humboldt River Area24.127 
 Mormon Peak12302260Eastern Lincoln County Ranges44.464 
 Majuba Benchmark7572252Northwest Humboldt River Area21.327 
 Blue Mountain8462241Northwest Humboldt River Area18.331 
 Trinity Peak7412236Northwest Humboldt River Area25.936 
 Cone Benchmark6302218North Central Nevada20.720 
 Juniper Peak6432197Reno-Truckee Area22.945 
 McCullough Mountain6672142McCullough Range36.3156 
 Hannan Range High Point6282135Black Rock Desert Area12.419 
 Gass Peak6232116Las Vegas Ranges11.5111 
 Hot Springs Range High Point6102115North Central Nevada11.017 
 Cleaver Peak6862046Reno-Truckee Area22.049 
 Black Mountain6122017Northwest Humboldt River Area9.521 
 Slumbering Hills High Point6081985Northwest Humboldt River Area18.313 
 Bare Mountain6761925West Nellis Ranges19.241 
 Spirit Mountain8841719Eldorado-Newberry Mountains40.8201 
 Muddy Benchmark8941656Las Vegas Ranges34.861 
 Arrow Canyon Range High Point7461593Las Vegas Ranges13.941 
 Frenchman Mountain6071235Las Vegas Ranges18.7252 

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List Description

List Info

Nevada has more high-prominence peaks that any other state except Alaska. A quirk of prominence as a mountain measure is that desert fault-block range high points tend to have very high prominence values, and Nevada is 98% covered by this kind of terrain. There are approximately 169 peaks in Nevada with over 2000 feet of prominence, just nudging out much larger California's 163 (which also includes many fault-block desert peaks).

No one has completed this list, and it is unlikely to happen soon, since Bald Mountain in the Groom Range (peak #30) is located on the Nellis Air Force base, a nuclear test site. The area is actively guarded and patrolled by the U.S. Military.

Note that the unranked peaks on this list have less than 2000 feet of clean prominece, but they do have 2000 feet or more of optimistic prominence. These unranked peaks are "error range" summits, and some of them may have a very good chance of being over the cutoff. Some climbers elect to ascend these unranked peaks for the sake of completeness.

Sources

  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; list compiled 1999 by Edward Earl and Andy Martin.
  • Aaron Maizlish's PeakList.org web site.
  • List generation helped by Edward Earl's WinProm program.
  • Posts made to the Yahoo Prominence Group online forum.
  • Prominence values in this list may not agree 100% with sources, due to different interpretations of key col spot elevations and out-dated peak elevations in the PBC Database.

Links

     Peaklist.org--Nevada 2000 foot Prominece Peaks

 


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