Pahrump Point, California

Prominence: 345 ft, 105 m

Elevation: 5741 feet, 1750 meters

True Isolation: 5.69 mi, 9.16 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 5744 ft / 1751 m
Alternate Name(s)Pahrump Benchmark
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 5' 57'' N, 116° 8' 24'' W
36.099061, -116.139924 (Dec Deg)
577420 E 3995278 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionInyo

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Lists that contain Pahrump Point:
     Sierra Club Desert Peaks Section (Rank #59)
     Desert Summits Book-Peak List (Rank #199)

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

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 113
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 112)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2007-03-19 by Bob Burd
     2009-04-16 by Bob Spirko
     2010-12-04 by James Barlow
     2010-12-04 by Greg Gerlach
     2011-04-16 by Amin Faraday
     2013-02-02 by James Morehouse (GPS Track)
     2013-02-17 by BMS 914 (GPS Track)
     2014-04-26 by Kay Komuro (Unsuccessful)
     2014-11-15 by Craig Barlow
     2015-04-18 by Greg Gerlach
     2015-04-18 by MAK SC leads
     2015-04-18 by Mat Kelliher (GPS Track)
     2015-12-28 by Adam Walker
     2016-04-26 by James Morehouse (GPS Track)
     2018-02-10 by david dakine
     2018-02-17 by Peter Lara (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)
     2019-03-02 by Matthew Hengst (Unsuccessful)
     2019-03-09 by Jason Park (GPS Track)
     2020-01-19 by Mihai Giurgiulescu (GPS Track)
     2020-02-08 by Stav Basis

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Pahrump Point from a Desert Peaks Section (Sierra Club) camp in Chicago Valley (2010-12-04). Photo by Ron Bartell.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 345 ft/105 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 345 ft/105 m
  Key Col: 5396 ft/1645 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 5.69 mi/9.16 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 36.0283, -116.0875
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Nopah Peak  (SSE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Intermountain West
Range3: Great Basin Ranges
Range4: South Great Basin Ranges
Range5: Southeast Death Valley Ranges
Drainage BasinsDeath Valley
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
Topo MapTwelvemile Spring O36116a2 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Summit (2019-03-09). Photo by Jason Park.
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