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Snow Lake Peak

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Topo map  USGS Ruby Dome
Prominence  103 m
Parent range  Ruby Mountains
Elevation  3,395 m
Mountain range  Ruby Mountains
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Location  Elko County, Nevada, U.S.
Easiest route  Climb with exposure, class 4+
Similar  Mount Fitzgerald, Liberty Peak, Thomas Peak, Mount Gilbert, Verdi Peak

Snow Lake Peak is the fifth highest named mountain of the Ruby Mountains and the seventh highest in Elko County, in Nevada, United States. It is the forty-second highest mountain in the state. It rises from the head of Box Canyon (above Snow Lake), is part of the headwall of Thomas Canyon (with Mount Fitzgerald), and is a prominent part of the west wall of Lamoille Canyon above Lamoille and Dollar Lakes. The peak is located within the Ruby Mountains Wilderness of the Ruby Mountains Ranger District in the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest.

Contents

Map of Snow Lake Peak, Nevada 89815, USA

GeographyEdit

The summit is a high glacial horn located about 25 miles (40 km) southeast of the community of Elko. It is the only major peak of the Ruby Mountains that cannot be reached via a scramble.

References

Snow Lake Peak Wikipedia


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