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Petersen Mountains High Point, Nevada


Prominence: 2501 ft, 762 m

Elevation: 7841+ feet, 2390+ meters


True Isolation: 10.07 mi, 16.21 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 2390 - 2400 m
    (10-meter closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 7845 ft / 2391 m
    (Range 2391 - 2401 m)
Peak TypeUnnamed High Point
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)39° 47' 46'' N, 119° 58' 34'' W
39.795997, -119.976176 (Dec Deg)
245179 E 4409353 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNevada
County/Second Level RegionWashoe
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     Petersen Mountain High Point at SummitPost.org
     Petersen Mountain at ListsOfJohn.com

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Lists that contain Petersen Mountains High Point:
     Great Basin Peaks List (Rank #103)
     Nevada Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #101)

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered Peakbagger.com users: 67
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 66)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2008-05-11 by Patrick Wright
     2008-05-23 by Dennis Poulin
     2009-07-08 by Bob Burd
     2012-10-14 by Daryn Dodge
     2013-05-25 by Rod Elwell
     2013-12-01 by Gretchen Nelson
     2015-09-03 by Eric Kassan (GPS Track)
     2017-12-23 by Sean Casserly
     2018-01-13 by Dean Gaudet (GPS Track)
     2018-10-14 by Marc Belanger (GPS Track)
     2019-05-11 by Marcus Sierra
     2019-06-22 by Kelly & Terry Lister
     2019-11-26 by Sean King (GPS Track)
     2020-04-23 by Arthur Marciasini (GPS Track)
     2020-04-23 by Brett Marciasini (GPS Track)
     2020-05-20 by Fletcher Jordan

Nearby Peak Searches:
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SE aspect of summit area of Petersen Mtns. HP (2017-09-22). Photo by Joseph Del Grosso.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2501 ft/762 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 2553 ft/778 m
  Key Col: 5340 ft/1628 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 10.07 mi/16.21 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 39.9117, -120.0917
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Adams Peak  (NW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Intermountain West
Range3: Great Basin Ranges
Range4: Northwest Great Basin Ranges
Range5: Reno-Truckee Area
Range6: French Range Area (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsNorth Central Great Basin
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
Topo MapGranite Peak O39119g8 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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Trailhead parking for Petersen (2019-06-27). Photo by Kathy Rich.
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Bird boxes along the route serve as guide to follow old road bed to peak (2019-06-27). Photo by Kathy Rich.
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Washout at connector road; possible to drive around it through sagebrush to left (view on way out) (2019-06-27). Photo by Kathy Rich.
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