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Charleston Peak, Nevada


Prominence: 8241 ft, 2512 m

Elevation: 11,916 feet, 3632 meters


True Isolation: 135.15 mi, 217.5 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 11,920 ft / 3633 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 16' 18'' N, 115° 41' 44'' W
36.271581, -115.695506 (Dec Deg)
617170 E 4014861 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNevada
County/Second Level RegionClark (Highest Point)
Links

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Other Web Sites
     Charleston Peak at SummitPost.org
     Charleston Peak at ListsOfJohn.com
     Weather for Mount Charleston at Mountain-Forecast.com
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Clark, NV by Scott Surgent
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Clark, NV by Ken Akerman

Weather and Snow
     National Weather Service Forecast
     NOAA Snow Depth Map

Lists that contain Charleston Peak:
     USA Lower 48 Peaks with 100 miles of Isolation (Rank #26)
     5000 foot Prominence CoHPs - 48 States (Rank #22)
     Ultras of the Contiguous United States (Rank #8)
     Most Prominent Peaks of the U.S. States (Rank #6)
     USA Lower 48 Peaks with 5000 feet of Prominence (Rank #8)
     EPIC List - States of the USA (Rank #15)
     5000 foot Prominence CoHPs (Rank #28)
     USA Lower 48 Top 100 Peaks by Prominence (Rank #8)
     United States Peaks with 100 miles of Isolation (Rank #47)
     USA Peaks with 6000 feet of Prominence (Rank #19)
     USA Lower 48 Range4 High Points (Rank #31)
     Top 10 Prominence Grid for U.S. States (Rank #19)
     Nevada Peaks Club Emblem Peaks (Rank #4)
     USA Lower 48 Peaks with 4000 feet of Prominence (Rank #8)
     Top 10 County High Points Grid for U.S. States (Rank #58)
     Great Basin Peaks List-Star Peaks (Rank #5)
     2000-foot Prominence CoHPs - 48 States (Rank #8)
     CoHP High Five List (Rank #45)
     Top 10 Elevation Grid for U.S. States (Rank #96)
     Top 10 Isolation Grid for U.S. States (Rank #43)
     Nevada County Prominence Peaks (Rank #1)
     Nevada Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #1)
     Dreams (Rank #33)
(Peak is on over 20 lists; Not all shown here.)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Desert Summits (Zdon)

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered Peakbagger.com users: 854
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 823)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2004-09-09 by Dennis Poulin
     2007-05-12 by Sacha Bobst (GPS Track)
     2012-07-08 by Lee Newton
     2013-04-13 by Mihai Giurgiulescu (GPS Track)
     2013-04-20 by Adam Wood
     2013-05-23 by Rob Anthony
     2013-06-14 by Jon Trimble (GPS Track)
     2013-09-21 by James Morehouse (GPS Track)
     2014-01-24 by Rich Stephens
     2014-02-23 by David Darby (GPS Track)
     2014-05-03 by Tom Gathright
     2014-06-23 by Rob Woodall (GPS Track)
     2014-09-01 by Michael Sullivan (GPS Track)
     2015-06-11 by bob l
     2015-08-15 by David Hart
     2016-08-04 by Christopher Higgins (GPS Track)
     2016-09-12 by William Inman
     2016-10-09 by Brandon Boulier (GPS Track)
     2017-05-16 by Bradley Reese (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)
     2017-08-01 by Dean Gaudet (GPS Track)
     2017-11-04 by Dustin Wittmier (GPS Track)
     2017-11-25 by David Saha (GPS Track)
     2018-04-09 by Alex Lennon
     2018-05-19 by Greg Slayden
     2018-06-14 by Robert Luher (GPS Track)
     2018-06-19 by Ray Thompson
     2018-08-25 by William Chen (GPS Track)
     2018-09-01 by Gustav Sexauer
     2019-07-22 by Roy Randall (GPS Track)
     2019-08-05 by David Sharg (GPS Track)
     2020-05-22 by Kyle Wilson (Unsuccessful)

Nearby Peak Searches:
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     Elevation Ladder from Charleston Peak
     Prominence Ladder from Charleston Peak

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Mt. Charleston from top of Lee Canyon Route (2013-04-13). Photo by Mark McCormick.
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Web Map LinksPeakfinder Panorama
GeoHack Links   CalTopo   MyTopo   Bing Maps
Google Maps   Open Street Map
ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 8241 ft/2512 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 8273 ft/2522 m
  Line Parent: Mount Jefferson
  Key Col: Indian Springs W    3675 ft/1120 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 135.15 mi/217.5 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 36.266633, -118.116144
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Olancha Peak  (W)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Intermountain West
Range3: Great Basin Ranges
Range4: South Great Basin Ranges (Highest Point)
Range5: Spring Mountains (Highest Point)
Ridges/DividesSpring Mountains Crest (Highest Point)
Drainage Basins
Colorado
Gulf of California
Pacific-Central America/Mexico
Pacific Ocean
Southern Great Basin Valleys
Great Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
Topo MapCharleston Peak O36115c6 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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The summit register and Old Glory on Charleston Peak (2015-07-16). Photo by Gerry Pennington.
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Charleston Peak on a beautiful spring snow climb. A steep and exposed snow traverse leads the climber to rewarding summit views (2018-04-09). Photo by Alex Lennon.
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Panorama view from Charleston Peak summit (2018-09-16). Photo by Blake Minghelli.
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Looking west from Charleston Peak, trust me that the bump in the center in the distance is Telescope Peak. (2018-06-19). Photo by Ray Thompson.
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Approaching the peak (2019-07-07). Photo by Cheryl Thomas.
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