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Nevada Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence

Showing Terry Flood's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (16 out of 173, or 9.25%)

RankPeak Prom-Ft
(Avg)
 Elev-Ft
(Avg)
Range (Level 5)Isol-MiAscentsAscent Date
1.Wheeler Peak756813,063Snake Range231.85471992-06-26
2.Charleston Peak825811,916Spring Mountains135.28231989-07-11
3.Mount Jefferson587111,941Toquima Range98.62441992-06-22
4.Ruby Dome480911,387Ruby-East Humboldt Mountains94.71971992-06-24
5.Granite Peak44009732Santa Rosa Mountains82.4134 
6.Star Peak54009836Southeast Humboldt River Ranges69.0170 
7.Matterhorn468810,838Jarbidge Mountains60.466 
8.Virgin Peak32158087Eastern Lincoln County Ranges56.81111993-12-31
9.Duffer Peak41399428Black Rock Desert Area55.146 
10.Pilot Peak573110,716Pilot Range53.799 
11.Currant Mountain457511,513White Pine Range52.874 
12.Granite Peak34708980Black Rock Desert Area49.131 
13.Highland Peak32859395Wilson Creek-White Rock Ranges43.849 
14.Bald Mountain37589348East Nellis Ranges43.00 
15.Troy Peak479011,298Grant-Quinn Canyon Range40.065 
16.Kawich Peak31019401Kawich-Belted-Reveille Ranges39.423 
17.McAfee Peak416810,438Independence Mountains35.638 
18.Mount Tobin48519775Southeast Humboldt River Ranges35.439 
19.Mount Lewis42909680Shoshone Mountains and Range34.962 
20.Cherry Creek Benchmark373410,522Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges34.326 
21.Hayford Peak54129912Sheep Range33.82141993-10-16
22.Pilot Peak32129182Gabbs Valley-Pilot-Monte Cristo33.653 
23.Mount Rose363010,776Carson Range33.26261993-10-11
24.Sonoma Peak39069396Southeast Humboldt River Ranges32.737 
25.Roberts Creek Mountain358410,134North Eureka County Ranges32.332 
26.Tule Peak34258724Pyramid Lake Area32.167 
27.Bunker Hill281311,473Toiyabe Range31.3130 
28.Summit Mountain272110,461Monitor Range29.223 
29.Jackson Mountains High Point48799095Black Rock Desert Area29.246 
30.Mount Grant396011,300Wassuk Range28.1152 
31.Diamond Peak360410,614North Eureka County Ranges27.996 
32.Goshute Peak37009610Goshute Range27.725 
33.Mormon Peak40347414Eastern Lincoln County Ranges27.6641994-11-26
34.Spruce Mountain394010,262Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges27.150 
35.Seaman Range High Point33368606Northwest Lincoln County Ranges27.035 
36.Mount Grafton325710,990Schell Creek Range26.848 
37.South Pequop Benchmark30999249Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges26.728 
38.Hole in the Mountain Peak484911,306Ruby-East Humboldt Mountains26.656 
39.Mount Wilson26959315Wilson Creek-White Rock Ranges26.439 
40.Kumiva Peak36868230Black Rock Desert Area25.644 
41.Spirit Mountain28995639Eldorado-Newberry Mountains25.32011993-05-10
42.Lone Mountain38189108Esmeralda County Ranges25.136 
43.Adam Peak35688678North Central Nevada24.729 
44.Mount Callaghan304710,187Toiyabe Range24.433 
45.Chokecherry Mountain22958035Eastern Lincoln County Ranges24.324 
46.Seven Troughs Benchmark29867795Northwest Humboldt River Area24.120 
47.North Schell Peak541311,883Schell Creek Range23.5165 
48.Orevada View Benchmark35488506Trout Creek Area23.422 
49.Tabor Benchmark25188846Central Elko County Ranges23.318 
50.Elliott Benchmark22678747North Eureka County Ranges23.321 
51.Arc Dome523311,773Toiyabe Range23.12121992-06-21
52.Knoll Mountain27908760Northeast Nevada Ranges22.928 
53.McCullough Mountain21877026McCullough Range22.61561993-05-08
54.New Pass Peak25729002Frenchman-Eastgate-Gabbs Ranges22.237 
55.Portuguese Mountain27109240Pancake Range22.216 
56.Stonewall Mountain29288318West Nellis Ranges22.122 
57.Muddy Benchmark29335433Las Vegas Ranges21.661 
58.Mount Tenabo31739153North Eureka County Ranges21.224 
59.Fairview Peak25938303Frenchman-Eastgate-Gabbs Ranges21.256 
60.Mount Hamilton300510,745White Pine Range21.130 
61.Virginia Peak36588366Reno-Truckee Area20.998 
62.Desatoya Peak35459973Frenchman-Eastgate-Gabbs Ranges20.9112 
63.Mount Ferguson20998353Gabbs Valley-Pilot-Monte Cristo20.630 
64.Kelly Creek Mountain22438403North Central Nevada20.418 
65.San Antonio Mountains High Point24208530Toquima Range20.131 
66.Mount Moriah490912,067Snake Range20.01081992-06-27
67.Badger Mountain23827976Northwest Lincoln County Ranges19.827 
68.Jumbo Peak33175761Eastern Lincoln County Ranges19.846 
69.Blue Dick Benchmark24299289Esmeralda County Ranges19.544 
70.Ninemile Peak230910,100Hot Creek Range-Antelope Range19.115 
71.Belted Range High Point25858565Kawich-Belted-Reveille Ranges19.10 
72.Beaver Peak24118791North Central Nevada18.819 
73.Mount Siegel34779451Pine Nut-Sweetwater Ranges18.782 
74.Tohakum Peak35098182Pyramid Lake Area18.640 
75.Rawhide Mountain24449169Hot Creek Range-Antelope Range18.622 
76.Ward Mountain367610,936Egan Range18.440 
77.Murdock Mountain22428312Northeast Nevada Ranges18.219 
78.Eugene Mountains High Point33257582Northwest Humboldt River Area17.844 
79.Grapevine Peak45628738Amargosa Range17.71211994-05-22
80.Cotton Benchmark21237823Southeast Humboldt River Ranges17.521 
81.North Peak33408550Southeast Humboldt River Ranges17.131 
82.Morey Peak258610,246Hot Creek Range-Antelope Range17.048 
83.Table Mountain366810,888Monitor Range16.961 
 Marys Mountain19997699North Central Nevada16.924 
84.Potosi Mountain30128514Spring Mountains16.81901993-05-09
85.Dolly Varden Mountains High Point20808593Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges16.744 
86.Hyko Benchmark29957950Northwest Lincoln County Ranges16.639 
87.Gold Mountain27228152Esmeralda County Ranges16.534 
88.Mount Irish25638743Northwest Lincoln County Ranges16.540 
89.Saddle Benchmark20668446Shoshone Mountains and Range16.417 
90.Donnelly Peak27938533Black Rock Desert Area16.327 
91.Trinity Peak24327337Northwest Humboldt River Area16.136 
92.Granite Mountain28468419Southeast Humboldt River Ranges16.023 
93.Fagin Mountain22029147North Eureka County Ranges15.917 
94.Mount Moses35498649Southeast Humboldt River Ranges15.923 
95.Job Peak39158785Southeast Humboldt River Ranges15.753 
96.Fox Mountain20928182Black Rock Desert Area15.535 
97.Ellen D Mountain20798633Jarbidge Mountains15.330 
98.Reveille Peak26858812Kawich-Belted-Reveille Ranges15.323 
99.Pah-Rum Peak24597608Pyramid Lake Area15.227 
100.Bloody Run Peak30297923Santa Rosa Mountains15.229 
101.McCann Creek Mountain22228602North Central Nevada15.025 
102.Stewart Benchmark28988798Black Rock Desert Area15.021 
103.Juniper Mountain28587474Northwest Humboldt River Area15.027 
104.Piper Peak40839450Esmeralda County Ranges14.966 
105.Mount Augusta43869966Frenchman-Eastgate-Gabbs Ranges14.850 
106.North Shoshone Peak285310,313Shoshone Mountains and Range14.632 
107.Merritt Mountain23728792Jarbidge Mountains14.519 
108.Major Benchmark West21849964Schell Creek Range14.416 
109.Juniper Peak21097209Reno-Truckee Area14.345 
110.Wildcat Peak248810,508Toquima Range14.120 
111.Big Mountain24148594Black Rock Desert Area14.019 
112.Moody Peak20968883Pancake Range14.017 
113.Becky Peak243510,023Schell Creek Range13.936 
114.Butte Mountains High Point22449052Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges13.915 
115.Cleaver Peak22516711Reno-Truckee Area13.749 
116.Adobe Range High Point20758135Central Elko County Ranges13.629 
117.Pearl Peak362810,848Ruby-East Humboldt Mountains13.429 
118.Quinn Canyon Range High Point260610,185Grant-Quinn Canyon Range13.320 
119.Sixmile Hill21467496North Central Nevada13.318 
120.Majuba Benchmark24847388Northwest Humboldt River Area13.327 
121.Telegraph Hill297410,154Egan Range13.119 
122.Shingle Peak28839823Egan Range12.915 
123.Cone Benchmark20667276North Central Nevada12.920 
124.Porter Peak26629268North Central Nevada12.717 
125.Tholen Benchmark22168276Southeast Humboldt River Ranges12.620 
126.Independence Benchmark21748314Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges12.625 
127.Prospect Peak23239573Hot Creek Range-Antelope Range12.641 
128.Fortification Range High Point20218431Wilson Creek-White Rock Ranges12.417 
129.Blue Eagle Mountain22719561Grant-Quinn Canyon Range12.317 
130.Bare Mountain22176317West Nellis Ranges11.941 
 Frenchman Mountain19924052Las Vegas Ranges11.62521999-12-25
131.Bilk Creek Mountains High Point24658485Trout Creek Area11.617 
132.Lone Mountain22828782Independence Mountains11.419 
133.Buffalo Mountain27427997Southeast Humboldt River Ranges11.420 
134.Blue Mountain27767352Northwest Humboldt River Area11.431 
 Slumbering Hills High Point19956512Northwest Humboldt River Area11.413 
135.High Bald Peaks25399249Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges11.318 
136.Sherman Peak21868656Frenchman-Eastgate-Gabbs Ranges11.228 
137.Worthington Peak31088968Northwest Lincoln County Ranges11.232 
138.Toano Range High Point21278037Northeast Nevada Ranges11.127 
139.Mount Davidson27247864Reno-Truckee Area10.92152006-05-20
140.Hays Canyon Peak20307920Sheldon-Hart Mountain Refuges Area10.838 
141.Miller Mountain24698729Mono-Benton-Excelsior Area10.728 
142.Baldy Peak24649370Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges10.520 
143.Cain Mountain31798409Southeast Humboldt River Ranges10.424 
144.Buck Mountain21879159Ruby-East Humboldt Mountains10.418 
145.Elko Mountain20957505Ruby-East Humboldt Mountains10.367 
146.State Line Peak27007990Pyramid Lake Area10.345 
147.Petersen Mountains High Point25287858Reno-Truckee Area10.157 
 Buffalo Mountain19868206Southeast Humboldt River Ranges9.616 
148.Dutch John Mountain23608860Schell Creek Range9.624 
149.Bald Mountain22538543North Eureka County Ranges9.615 
150.King Lear Peak29038923Black Rock Desert Area9.436 
151.Bald Mountain27649544Pine Nut-Sweetwater Ranges9.238 
152.Garfield Hills High Point21458085Mono-Benton-Excelsior Area9.228 
153.Ray Benchmark21469249Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges8.814 
154.Arrow Canyon Range High Point24465226Las Vegas Ranges8.741 
155.Peavine Peak22068266Bald Mountain Range-Sierra Valley8.4162 
156.Big Bald Mountain25139303Ruby-East Humboldt Mountains8.422 
157.Silver Benchmark20268166Schell Creek Range8.217 
158.Santa Rosa Peak21619701Santa Rosa Mountains8.119 
159.Egan Benchmark206010,120Egan Range7.821 
160.Hannan Range High Point20607005Black Rock Desert Area7.719 
161.White Horse Mountain20678077Goshute Range7.719 
162.North Lovell Peak20059652Schell Creek Range7.316 
163.Kern Mountains High Point24339700Deep Creek Range7.315 
164.Gass Peak20436943Las Vegas Ranges7.11111999-12-23
165.Cherry Creek Peak 3188201110,459Cherry Creek-Pequop-Antelope Ranges6.913 
166.Toiyabe Peak 11085202511,085Toiyabe Range6.917 
167.Hot Springs Range High Point20006940North Central Nevada6.817 
 Grassy Mountain19938613Wilson Creek-White Rock Ranges6.322 
168.Black Mountain20086617Northwest Humboldt River Area5.921 
169.Toiyabe Dome210111,361Toiyabe Range5.738 
170.Dogskin Mountain20577487Reno-Truckee Area5.647 
171.Shoshone Mountain216710,907Toquima Range5.228 
172.Wilson Peak24478507North Central Nevada4.419 
173.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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