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On 09/18/98 Guy Cloutier and Andy Martin finished Nevada’s 17 county highpoints.
On 10/28/09 Jennifer and Gerry Roach finished Nevada’s 17 county highpoints on Mount Grant.
In 2013, 36 people had enjoyed visiting these 17 highpoints.
In 2013, less than 10 people had finished Nevada’s most prominent county summits.
The average elevation of Nevada’s 17 county highpoints is 10,769 feet.
The average prominence of the most prominent peak in Nevada’s 17 counties is 4,466 feet.
Nevada’s county peak power is 483.

Nevada’s County Highpoints

Nevada’s Most Prominent County Summits
Prominence explained

– Sorted by elevation of the county highpoints.
– If a county’s prom peak is different, it appears below the HP.
– To sort by Prominence, click on the Rank Prom column heading.

Rank explained    Notes
Rank
Elev
Elev
feet
Rank
Prom
Prom
feet
County Summit Name Proximate
Parent
Iso
miles
Quadrangle N Lat
Deg
W Lon
Deg
G J
E1 13,143   256 Esmeralda Boundary Pk Montgomery Pk 0.62 Boundary Peak 37.8462 118.3513 1 1
  9,450 P9 4,083 Esmeralda Piper Pk PT 10,592 16.14 Piper Peak 37.7043 117.9088 1 1
E2 13,063 P2 7,568 White Pine Wheeler Pk Lovenia, Mt 231.76 Wheeler Peak 38.9857 114.3140 2 2
E3 11,941 P3 5,871 Nye Jefferson, Mt-S Pk Montgomery Pk 100.11 Mount Jefferson 38.7520 116.9267 1 1
E4 11,915 P1 8,257 Clark Charleston Pk Olancha Pk 135.10 Charleston Peak 36.2715 115.6956 2 2
E5 11,473   2,813 Lander Bunker Hill Arc Dome 31.51 Bunker Hill 39.2528 117.1261 1 1
  9,680 P8 4,290 Lander Lewis, Mt Tobin, Mt 35.06 Mount Lewis 40.4034 116.8616    
E6 11,387   4,809 Elko Ruby Dome North Schell Pk 95.60 Ruby Dome 40.6217 115.4754 1 1
  10,716 P4 5,731 Elko Pilot Pk PT 10,745 53.81 Pilot Pk 41.0211 114.0773 1 1
E7 11,300 P11 3,960 Mineral Grant, Mt South Sister 28.16 Mount Grant 38.5684 118.7912 1 1
E8 10,776   3,636 Washoe Rose, Mt Jobs Sister 33.36 Mount Rose 39.3439 119.9180 1 1
  8,366 P12 3,658 Washoe Virginia Pk Tule Pk 21.41 Pah Rah Mountain 39.7555 119.4613 1 1
E9 10,660   0 Lincoln Lincoln County HP Grafton, Mt 1.13 Mount Grafton 38.6773 114.7341 1 1
  7,414 P10 4,034 Lincoln Mormon Pk PT 7,420 28.09 Moapa Peak NW 36.9741 114.5005 1 1
E10 10,614 P13 3,604 Eureka Diamond Pk Hamilton, Mt 28.55 Diamond Peak 39.5850 115.8186 1 1
E11 10,590   10 Lyon Lyon County HP Middle Sister 0.19 Desert Creek Peak 38.5095 119.2925 1 1
  9,544 P15 2,764 Lyon Bald Mtn East Sister 9.49 Wichman Canyon 38.5345 119.1153    
E12 9,973   3,545 Churchill Desatoya Pk N Shoshone Pk 21.07 Desatoya Peak 39.3653 117.7590 1 1
  9,966 P7 4,386 Churchill Augusta, Mt Desatoya Pk 14.80 Mount Augusta 39.5398 117.9194    
E13 9,836 P5 5,400 Pershing Star Pk Augusta, Mt 69.26 Star Peak 40.5225 118.1707 1 1
E14 9,732   4,400 Humboldt Granite Pk Steens Mtn 83.97 Hinkey Summit 41.6680 117.5888 1 1
  9,095 P6 4,839 Humboldt Jackson Mtns HP PT 9,343 29.32 Parrot Peak 41.3033 118.4161    
E15 9,591   331 Douglas East Pk Monument Pk 1.46 South Lake Tahoe 38.9425 119.9074 1 1
  9,451 P14 3,471 Douglas Siegel, Mt Jobs Peak 19.47 Mount Siegel 38.8895 119.5021 1 1
E16 9,214 P17 1,274 Carson City Snow Valley Pk PT 9,225 9.55 Marlette Lake 39.1540 119.8832 1 1
E17 7,864 P16 2,724 Storey Davidson, Mt Slide Mtn 11.83 Virginia City 39.3082 119.6634 2 1

Notes by Gerry Roach

  1. Our Nevada county highpoint climbs
    Gerry Roach’s totals: 20 ascents; 17/17 counties overall
    Jennifer Roach’s totals: 19 ascents; 17/17 counties overall
    Gerry and Jennifer’s combined total as of 5/26/14: 39 ascents

  2. There are 26 highpoints on this list,
    of which 17 are county highpoints, one for each of Nevada’s 17 counties.
    There are no twofer county highpoints in Nevada.

  3. In this list, Rank by Elevation is in the first column, and Rank by Prominence is in the second column.

  4. All maps listed are USGS 7.5 minute quads unless otherwise indicated.
    The map listed shows the highpoint, and its contour interval is 40 feet unless otherwise indicated.

  5. The datum for the Latitude and Longitude is WGS84.
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