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Tipton Peak, Nevada


Prominence: 1101 ft, 336 m

Elevation: 10,941 feet, 3335 meters


True Isolation: 3.73 mi, 6 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 10,946 ft / 3336 m
Local or Alternate Name(s)Benchmark: Rock House Benchmark
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)40° 25' 23'' N, 115° 28' 45'' W
40.423135, -115.479097 (Dec Deg)
629021 E 4475833 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNevada
County/Second Level RegionElko
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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered Peakbagger.com users: 3
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 3)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2010-09-25 by Scott Kruis (GPS Track)

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Summit cairn of Tipton Peak (2010-09-25). Photo by Scott Kruis.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1101 ft/336 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1141 ft/348 m
  Key Col: 9840 ft/2999 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 3.73 mi/6 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 40.4767, -115.47
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    King Peak  (N)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Intermountain West
Range3: Great Basin Ranges
Range4: East Central Great Basin Ranges
Range5: Ruby-East Humboldt Mountains
Range6: Ruby Mountains
Drainage BasinsHumboldt
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Ruby Mountains Wilderness Area
Topo MapFranklin Lake NW O40115d4 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
This peak was submitted to the Peakbagger.com database by Scott Kruis.
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Other Photos

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Looking across Four Lakes Basin to the south ridge of Tipton Peak. Tipton Peak to the left. I was able to gain the ridge on the other side of the lake and mostly traverse the ridge, dropping to the side when needed (2010-09-25). Photo by Scott Kruis.
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