Quartz Peak, Arizona

Prominence: 272 ft, 83 m

Elevation: 4052 feet, 1235 meters

True Isolation: 0.52 mi, 0.83 km
Peak TypeUnofficially Named Peak
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)33° 13' 49'' N, 112° 13' 44'' W
33.230282, -112.228894 (Dec Deg)
385497 E 3677489 N, Zone 12 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionMaricopa

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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 45
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 41)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2014-12-22 by Matthias Stender
     2015-12-13 by Eric Kassan (GPS Track)
     2015-12-21 by Kay Komuro (GPS Track)
     2017-11-11 by Karen McCann
     2018-02-10 by Jon Adams (GPS Track)
     2018-11-11 by Gustav Sexauer
     2020-12-20 by Optimistic Prominence
     2020-12-20 by Nick Boswell

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Quartz Peak on the left (the white peak), with Butterfly Mountain to the right, as seen from the Quartz Peak trail (2015-12-13). Photo by Eric Kassan.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 272 ft/83 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 282 ft/86 m
  Key Col: 3780 ft/1152 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.52 mi/0.83 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 33.23, -112.22
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Butterfly Mountain  (E)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Intermountain West
Range3: Southwest Basins and Ranges
Range4: North Sonoran Desert Ranges
Range5: Maricopa Area
Drainage BasinsGila
Gulf of California
Pacific-Central America/Mexico
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipWilderness/Special Area: Sierra Estrella Wilderness Area
Topo MapMontezuma Peak O33112b2 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
This peak was submitted to the database by Eric Kassan.
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