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 By Quincy Koetz
Pilot Peak

Pilot Peak, Nevada Hike/Climb

After climbing Ibapah Peak, south of West Wendover, I turned my sites North to Pilot Peak, Nevada. This mountain looms over the Great Salt Desert and is impossible to miss if traveling westward from Salt Lake City. Its profile appears nearly conical from a distance and its topographic prominence is impressive at 5,726′. Pilot Peak...

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Mt Jefferson, Nevada

Hiking Mt Jefferson, Nevada

Nevada’s Mount Jefferson is one of the most significant summits of the Great Basin and, for that matter, all of Nevada. This strikingly prominent summit dominates the hinterlands of Nye County. Mt Jefferson is therefore rarely climbed except by dedicated and tenacious peakbaggers. Thankfully, its not too difficult of a hike. However, its not ...

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