Nelson Range High Point, California

Prominence: 1656 ft, 505 m

Elevation: 7696 feet, 2346 meters

True Isolation: 5.87 mi, 9.45 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 7700 ft / 2347 m
Local or Alternate Name(s)Benchmark: Galena Benchmark
Peak TypeUnnamed High Point
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 33' 24'' N, 117° 39' 21'' W
36.556531, -117.655947 (Dec Deg)
441299 E 4045879 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionInyo

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Lists that contain Nelson Range High Point:
     Sierra Club Desert Peaks Section (Rank #34)
     Comprehensive Combo Angeles Chapter List (Rank #364)
     Desert Summits Book-Peak List (Rank #119)
     California Peaks with 1000 feet of Prominence (Rank #288)
     Bartell's Death Valley National Park List (Rank #17)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Desert Summits (Zdon)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 145
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 132)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2008-05-11 by Bob Burd
     2013-01-05 by Kathy Wing
     2013-05-04 by BMS 914 (GPS Track)
     2014-05-04 by Kay Komuro (GPS Track)
     2014-11-10 by James Morehouse (GPS Track)
     2015-12-29 by Adam Walker
     2015-12-29 by Craig Barlow
     2016-03-04 by James Morehouse (GPS Track)
     2016-12-03 by Winnette Butler
     2016-12-03 by Sandy Lara
     2016-12-03 by Matthew Hengst (GPS Track)
     2016-12-03 by Mat Kelliher
     2017-05-11 by Don Raether
     2018-12-15 by Mihai Giurgiulescu (GPS Track)
     2020-02-16 by Jason Park (GPS Track)
     2020-02-28 by Curtis Nelson (GPS Track)
     2020-11-15 by Sean Casserly
     2020-11-21 by Kurt T
     2021-03-31 by Ron Bartell (GPS Track)
     2021-11-14 by Adam Lievers
     2022-02-12 by Eric Kassan (GPS Track)
     2022-04-24 by Robert May

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Summit (2020-02-16). Photo by Jason Park.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1656 ft/505 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1696 ft/517 m
  Key Col: 6040 ft/1841 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 5.87 mi/9.45 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 36.5042, -117.7392
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Conglomerate Mesa  (SW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Intermountain West
Range3: Great Basin Ranges
Range4: West Great Basin Ranges
Range5: Inyo Mountains
Drainage Basins
Saline Valley
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
Panamint Valley
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Death Valley National Park
Wilderness/Special Area: Death Valley Wilderness Area
Topo MapNelson Range O36117e6 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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