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Nevada Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence

Showing Scott Peavy's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (19 out of 178, or 10.67%)

RankPeak Prom-Ft
(Opt)
 Elev-Ft
(Opt)
Range (Level 5)Isol-MiAscentsAscent Date
1.Wheeler Peak757313,063Snake Range231.85472013-08-07
2.Charleston Peak827411,916Spring Mountains135.28232012-09-18
3.Mount Jefferson588111,941Toquima Range98.62442011-09-10
4.Ruby Dome482511,387Ruby-East Humboldt Mountains94.7197 
5.Granite Peak44029732Santa Rosa Mountains82.41342015-09-21
6.Star Peak54009836Southeast Humboldt River Ranges69.01702015-09-22
7.Matterhorn469810,838Jarbidge Mountains60.466 
8.Virgin Peak32488104Eastern Lincoln County Ranges56.8111 
9.Duffer Peak41399428Black Rock Desert Area55.146 
10.Pilot Peak573610,716Pilot Range53.799 
11.Currant Mountain457511,513White Pine Range52.874 
12.Granite Peak34808980Black Rock Desert Area49.131 
13.Highland Peak32959395Wilson Creek-White Rock Ranges43.849 
14.Bald Mountain37689348East Nellis Ranges43.00 
15.Troy Peak479011,298Grant-Quinn Canyon Range40.065 
16.Kawich Peak31219401Kawich-Belted-Reveille Ranges39.423 
17.McAfee Peak417810,438Independence Mountains35.638 
18.Mount Tobin48719775Southeast Humboldt River Ranges35.439 
19.Mount Lewis43009680Shoshone Mountains and Range34.9622019-09-09
20.Cherry Creek Benchmark373410,522Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges34.326 
21.Hayford Peak54329912Sheep Range33.82142016-05-22
22.Pilot Peak32229182Gabbs Valley-Pilot-Monte Cristo33.653 
23.Mount Rose363010,776Carson Range33.26262012-06-27
24.Sonoma Peak39169396Southeast Humboldt River Ranges32.737 
25.Roberts Creek Mountain359410,134North Eureka County Ranges32.332 
26.Tule Peak34428724Pyramid Lake Area32.167 
27.Bunker Hill283311,473Toiyabe Range31.31302012-06-25
28.Summit Mountain274110,461Monitor Range29.223 
29.Jackson Mountains High Point48969095Black Rock Desert Area29.246 
30.Mount Grant400011,320Wassuk Range28.11522011-09-11
31.Diamond Peak361410,614North Eureka County Ranges27.9962013-08-08
32.Goshute Peak37109610Goshute Range27.725 
33.Mormon Peak40547414Eastern Lincoln County Ranges27.664 
34.Spruce Mountain394610,262Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges27.150 
35.Seaman Range High Point33468606Northwest Lincoln County Ranges27.035 
36.Mount Grafton325710,990Schell Creek Range26.848 
37.South Pequop Benchmark31099249Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges26.728 
38.Hole in the Mountain Peak484911,306Ruby-East Humboldt Mountains26.656 
39.Mount Wilson27159315Wilson Creek-White Rock Ranges26.439 
40.Kumiva Peak37128240Black Rock Desert Area25.644 
41.Spirit Mountain29195639Eldorado-Newberry Mountains25.32012014-01-25
42.Lone Mountain38289108Esmeralda County Ranges25.136 
43.Adam Peak35788678North Central Nevada24.729 
44.Mount Callaghan306710,187Toiyabe Range24.433 
45.Chokecherry Mountain23158035Eastern Lincoln County Ranges24.324 
46.Seven Troughs Benchmark29867795Northwest Humboldt River Area24.120 
47.North Schell Peak542311,883Schell Creek Range23.51652013-08-04
48.Orevada View Benchmark35488506Trout Creek Area23.422 
49.Tabor Benchmark25188846Central Elko County Ranges23.318 
50.Elliott Benchmark22878747North Eureka County Ranges23.321 
51.Arc Dome525311,773Toiyabe Range23.12122012-06-24
52.Knoll Mountain28008760Northeast Nevada Ranges22.928 
53.McCullough Mountain22037026McCullough Range22.6156 
54.New Pass Peak25829002Frenchman-Eastgate-Gabbs Ranges22.237 
55.Portuguese Mountain27209240Pancake Range22.216 
56.Stonewall Mountain29388318West Nellis Ranges22.122 
57.Muddy Benchmark29535433Las Vegas Ranges21.661 
58.Mount Tenabo31939153North Eureka County Ranges21.224 
59.Fairview Peak26038303Frenchman-Eastgate-Gabbs Ranges21.256 
60.Mount Hamilton302510,745White Pine Range21.130 
61.Virginia Peak36748366Reno-Truckee Area20.998 
62.Desatoya Peak35459973Frenchman-Eastgate-Gabbs Ranges20.91122015-09-23
63.Mount Ferguson20998353Gabbs Valley-Pilot-Monte Cristo20.630 
64.Kelly Creek Mountain22638403North Central Nevada20.418 
65.San Antonio Mountains High Point24408540Toquima Range20.131 
66.Mount Moriah491012,067Snake Range20.0108 
67.Badger Mountain23987976Northwest Lincoln County Ranges19.827 
68.Jumbo Peak33335761Eastern Lincoln County Ranges19.846 
69.Blue Dick Benchmark24499289Esmeralda County Ranges19.544 
70.Ninemile Peak232910,120Hot Creek Range-Antelope Range19.115 
71.Belted Range High Point26058565Kawich-Belted-Reveille Ranges19.10 
72.Beaver Peak24318791North Central Nevada18.819 
73.Mount Siegel34779451Pine Nut-Sweetwater Ranges18.782 
74.Tohakum Peak35098182Pyramid Lake Area18.640 
75.Rawhide Mountain24499169Hot Creek Range-Antelope Range18.622 
76.Ward Mountain369610,936Egan Range18.440 
77.Murdock Mountain22528312Northeast Nevada Ranges18.219 
78.Eugene Mountains High Point33277582Northwest Humboldt River Area17.844 
79.Grapevine Peak45628738Amargosa Range17.7121 
80.Cotton Benchmark21437823Southeast Humboldt River Ranges17.521 
81.North Peak33508550Southeast Humboldt River Ranges17.131 
82.Morey Peak260610,246Hot Creek Range-Antelope Range17.048 
83.Table Mountain368810,888Monitor Range16.961 
84.Marys Mountain20197699North Central Nevada16.924 
85.Potosi Mountain30128514Spring Mountains16.8190 
86.Dolly Varden Mountains High Point20968593Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges16.744 
87.Hyko Benchmark30007950Northwest Lincoln County Ranges16.639 
88.Gold Mountain27328152Esmeralda County Ranges16.534 
89.Mount Irish25838743Northwest Lincoln County Ranges16.540 
90.Saddle Benchmark20868446Shoshone Mountains and Range16.417 
91.Donnelly Peak28138533Black Rock Desert Area16.327 
92.Trinity Peak24497337Northwest Humboldt River Area16.136 
93.Granite Mountain28468419Southeast Humboldt River Ranges16.023 
94.Fagin Mountain22029147North Eureka County Ranges15.917 
95.Mount Moses35698649Southeast Humboldt River Ranges15.923 
96.Job Peak39258785Southeast Humboldt River Ranges15.753 
97.Fox Mountain21028182Black Rock Desert Area15.535 
98.Ellen D Mountain20798633Jarbidge Mountains15.330 
99.Reveille Peak26928812Kawich-Belted-Reveille Ranges15.323 
100.Pah-Rum Peak24597608Pyramid Lake Area15.227 
101.Bloody Run Peak30467940Santa Rosa Mountains15.229 
102.McCann Creek Mountain22428602North Central Nevada15.025 
103.Stewart Benchmark29188798Black Rock Desert Area15.021 
104.Juniper Mountain28647474Northwest Humboldt River Area15.027 
105.Piper Peak40839450Esmeralda County Ranges14.966 
106.Mount Augusta44069966Frenchman-Eastgate-Gabbs Ranges14.850 
107.North Shoshone Peak287310,313Shoshone Mountains and Range14.632 
108.Merritt Mountain23928792Jarbidge Mountains14.519 
109.Major Benchmark West22049964Schell Creek Range14.416 
110.Juniper Peak21297209Reno-Truckee Area14.345 
111.Wildcat Peak250810,508Toquima Range14.120 
112.Big Mountain24348594Black Rock Desert Area14.019 
113.Moody Peak20968883Pancake Range14.017 
114.Becky Peak245110,039Schell Creek Range13.936 
115.Butte Mountains High Point22609052Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges13.915 
116.Cleaver Peak22716711Reno-Truckee Area13.749 
117.Adobe Range High Point20958135Central Elko County Ranges13.629 
118.Pearl Peak364810,848Ruby-East Humboldt Mountains13.429 
119.Quinn Canyon Range High Point262510,185Grant-Quinn Canyon Range13.320 
120.Sixmile Hill21567496North Central Nevada13.318 
121.Majuba Benchmark25007388Northwest Humboldt River Area13.327 
122.Telegraph Hill299410,154Egan Range13.119 
123.Shingle Peak29039823Egan Range12.915 
124.Cone Benchmark20767276North Central Nevada12.920 
125.Porter Peak26629268North Central Nevada12.717 
126.Tholen Benchmark22368276Southeast Humboldt River Ranges12.620 
127.Independence Benchmark21948314Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges12.625 
128.Prospect Peak23339573Hot Creek Range-Antelope Range12.641 
129.Fortification Range High Point20318431Wilson Creek-White Rock Ranges12.417 
130.Blue Eagle Mountain22819561Grant-Quinn Canyon Range12.317 
131.Bare Mountain22376317West Nellis Ranges11.941 
132.Frenchman Mountain20124052Las Vegas Ranges11.62522019-12-05
133.Bilk Creek Mountains High Point24858485Trout Creek Area11.617 
134.Lone Mountain23028782Independence Mountains11.419 
135.Buffalo Mountain27477997Southeast Humboldt River Ranges11.420 
136.Blue Mountain27927352Northwest Humboldt River Area11.431 
137.Slumbering Hills High Point20186529Northwest Humboldt River Area11.413 
138.High Bald Peaks25569249Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges11.318 
139.Sherman Peak21968656Frenchman-Eastgate-Gabbs Ranges11.228 
140.Worthington Peak31288968Northwest Lincoln County Ranges11.232 
141.Toano Range High Point21378037Northeast Nevada Ranges11.127 
142.Mount Davidson27447864Reno-Truckee Area10.92152010-09-20
143.Hays Canyon Peak20407920Sheldon-Hart Mountain Refuges Area10.838 
144.Miller Mountain24898729Mono-Benton-Excelsior Area10.728 
145.Baldy Peak24809370Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges10.520 
146.Cain Mountain31898409Southeast Humboldt River Ranges10.424 
147.Buck Mountain21999159Ruby-East Humboldt Mountains10.418 
148.Elko Mountain21057505Ruby-East Humboldt Mountains10.367 
149.State Line Peak27107990Pyramid Lake Area10.345 
150.Petersen Mountains High Point25547874Reno-Truckee Area10.157 
151.Buffalo Mountain20068206Southeast Humboldt River Ranges9.616 
152.Dutch John Mountain23808860Schell Creek Range9.624 
153.Bald Mountain22638543North Eureka County Ranges9.615 
154.King Lear Peak29238923Black Rock Desert Area9.436 
155.Bald Mountain27849544Pine Nut-Sweetwater Ranges9.238 
156.Garfield Hills High Point21658085Mono-Benton-Excelsior Area9.228 
157.Ray Benchmark21629249Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges8.814 
158.Arrow Canyon Range High Point24665226Las Vegas Ranges8.741 
159.Peavine Peak22268266Bald Mountain Range-Sierra Valley8.41622015-09-28
160.Big Bald Mountain25139303Ruby-East Humboldt Mountains8.422 
161.Silver Benchmark20468166Schell Creek Range8.217 
162.Santa Rosa Peak21819701Santa Rosa Mountains8.119 
163.Egan Benchmark208010,120Egan Range7.821 
164.Hannan Range High Point20837021Black Rock Desert Area7.719 
165.White Horse Mountain20778077Goshute Range7.719 
166.North Lovell Peak20059652Schell Creek Range7.316 
167.Kern Mountains High Point24699720Deep Creek Range7.315 
168.Gass Peak20636943Las Vegas Ranges7.11112018-12-16
169.Cherry Creek Peak 3188202810,459Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges6.913 
170.Toiyabe Peak 11085204511,085Toiyabe Range6.917 
171.Hot Springs Range High Point20406960North Central Nevada6.817 
172.Grassy Mountain20138613Wilson Creek-White Rock Ranges6.322 
173.Black Mountain20246617Northwest Humboldt River Area5.921 
174.Toiyabe Dome212111,361Toiyabe Range5.738 
175.Dogskin Mountain20737487Reno-Truckee Area5.647 
176.Shoshone Mountain218710,907Toquima Range5.228 
177.Wilson Peak24678507North Central Nevada4.419 
178.Pine Mountain20268648Jarbidge Mountains4.221 

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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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