Griffith Peak, Nevada

Prominence: 430 ft, 131 m

Elevation: 11,060 feet, 3371 meters

True Isolation: 2.45 mi, 3.95 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 11,064 ft / 3372 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 13' 57'' N, 115° 38' 46'' W
36.232431, -115.646081 (Dec Deg)
621670 E 4010579 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionClark

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Lists that contain Griffith Peak:
     Great Basin Peaks List (Rank #28)
     Nevada 11,000-foot Peaks (Rank #53)
     Las Vegas Mountaineers Classics (Rank #29)
     Andy Zdon's Desert Peaks List (Rank #24)

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

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2007-09-23 by Hannah Wilner
     2007-11-04 by Srikant Jayaraman
     2008-06-28 by Kevin Hartshorn
     2008-09-14 by Hannah Wilner
     2008-10-24 by Eric Kassan
     2009-04-25 by S Wallace (Unsuccessful)
     2010-09-18 by Greg Bramlet
     2011-06-05 by Mountain Man Henry The (Unsuccessful)
     2011-06-05 by Hannah Wilner
     2011-06-25 by BMS 914 (GPS Track)
     2011-09-01 by Jerry Thomas (GPS Track)
     2013-04-18 by Vic Hanson
     2013-05-05 by Tom & Becky Poremba
     2013-05-29 by James Morehouse (GPS Track)
     2013-06-15 by Frank Toddre II
     2013-06-22 by Jon Trimble (GPS Track)
     2014-02-14 by Tom Gathright
     2016-10-08 by Brandon Boulier (GPS Track)
     2017-04-29 by Anji Cerney (GPS Track)
     2017-06-10 by Eric Kassan (GPS Track)
     2017-07-15 by bob l
     2017-08-24 by James Morehouse
     2017-08-30 by David Sharg (GPS Track)
     2017-09-27 by Gary Neben
     2017-11-25 by David Saha (GPS Track)
     2018-04-25 by Jon Avery (GPS Track)
     2018-05-17 by Aaron Lockhart

View ascents of peak by registered members (319 total)

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Harris Spring Route:

This is a trail hike from the Trailhead at the end of Harris 4WD road. Trail starts on an abandon dirt road on the westside of Harris Mtn to Harris saddle then up the south flank of Griffith.

Mazie Canyon Route:

This is an off-trail scramble up Mazie Canyon to the ridge then to Griffith. Return via South Loop Trail.

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Summit upper right distance from South Loop Tr (2013-08-02). Photo by John Morrow.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 430 ft/131 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 462 ft/141 m
  Key Col: 10,630 ft/3240 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 2.45 mi/3.95 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 36.2558, -115.6792
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Charleston Peak  (NW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Intermountain West
Range3: Great Basin Ranges
Range4: South Great Basin Ranges
Range5: Spring Mountains
Drainage BasinsGreat Basin
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Mount Charleston Wilderness Area
Topo MapGriffith Peak O36115b6 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Mt. Charleston as seen from the summit of Griffith Peak. (2018-06-19). Photo by Ray Thompson.
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