Snowflower Mountain, Nevada

Prominence: 363 ft, 111 m

Elevation: 10,243 feet, 3122 meters

True Isolation: 2.09 mi, 3.36 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 10,248 ft / 3123 m
Local or Alternate Name(s)Spelling Variant (English): Sunflower Mountain
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)39° 22' 57'' N, 119° 56' 9'' W
39.382399, -119.935791 (Dec Deg)
247137 E 4363326 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionWashoe

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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 69
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 62)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2009-07-04 by Mitch Brown
     2010-09-12 by Tim Berger
     2013-07-02 by John Morrow
     2014-04-28 by Bob Burd
     2015-07-25 by Brandon Nichalson
     2015-09-06 by Kristine Swigart
     2018-06-30 by Christa Cooper
     2018-08-18 by Dean Gaudet (GPS Track)
     2018-09-02 by Eric Kassan (GPS Track)
     2019-09-15 by William Inman
     2019-10-09 by Redd Sea
     2020-05-09 by Andrew Schaper (GPS Track)
     2020-05-09 by David Schaper (GPS Track)
     2020-06-20 by Marcus Sierra
     2020-07-13 by Will Whitney
     2020-10-03 by Larry Pitman
     2021-10-13 by Nate LaHue
     2021-10-31 by Clément Guillaume (GPS Track)

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The official name of this peak is Snowflower Mountain, not Sunflower mountain as on the USGS map. The name was given to the peak by Alvin McLane many years ago, and this is the name in the official GNIS names database. Most climbing web sites, such as and, also correctly show the name as Snowflower.

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Snowflower Mountain Summiteers, Great Basin Peak Section (2015-09-29). Photo by Gretchen Nelson.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 363 ft/111 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 403 ft/123 m
  Key Col: 9880 ft/3011 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 2.09 mi/3.36 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 39.3533, -119.925
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Church Peak  (SSE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Sierra Nevada
Range4: Lake Tahoe-Sonora Pass Sierra Nevada
Range5: Carson Range
Drainage BasinsTruckee-Pyramid Lake
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Mount Rose Wilderness Area
Topo MapMount Rose NW O39119d8 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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