Redstone Peak, Nevada

Prominence: 1293 ft, 394 m

Elevation: 3524 feet, 1074 meters

True Isolation: 7.46 mi, 12 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 3526 ft / 1075 m
Local or Alternate Name(s)Benchmark: Bitter Benchmark
Peak TypeUnofficially Named Peak
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 14' 1'' N, 114° 30' 14'' W
36.233709, -114.503896 (Dec Deg)
724324 E 4012760 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionClark

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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 57
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 53)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2009-04-15 by Bob Spirko
     2009-12-05 by Eric Kassan
     2012-01-29 by Jerry Thomas (GPS Track)
     2015-02-03 by John Morrow
     2016-12-03 by Adam Walker
     2017-02-28 by Paula Raimondi
     2018-01-25 by Bob Spirko
     2018-12-04 by Bob Burd
     2018-12-21 by Rob Aitchison
     2019-02-16 by Stav Basis
     2019-04-06 by Tom Gathright (GPS Track)
     2021-01-21 by Josef Nuernberger
     2022-02-03 by Rob Hernquist
     2022-02-22 by Sam Grant (GPS Track)
     2022-12-29 by Daniel Coulter (GPS Track)
     2023-01-02 by Whiley Hall (GPS Track)

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Although not labeled on the USGS topographic map, there is a benchmark on this summit with an elevation of 3524 feet. Local hikers have done field surveys and determined that this is the highest point in the small Black Mountains range near Lake Mead.

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Redstone peak behind hiker, taken from Tall Cairn Pk (2015-02-03). Photo by John Morrow.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1293 ft/394 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1358 ft/414 m
  Key Col: 2231 ft/680 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 7.46 mi/12 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 36.3417, -114.5108
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    The Raven  (N)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Intermountain West
Range3: Great Basin Ranges
Range4: South Great Basin Ranges
Range5: Las Vegas Ranges
Drainage BasinsColorado
Gulf of California
Pacific-Central America/Mexico
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Wilderness/Special Area: Pinto Valley Wilderness Area (Highest Point)
Topo MapBoulder Canyon O36114b5 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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