Mount Fitzgerald (Nevada)

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Mount Fitzgerald
MtFitzgeraldNV2.jpg
Highest point
Elevation 11,220 ft (3,420 m)  NAVD 88[1]
Prominence 615 ft (187 m) [1]
Coordinates 40°36′20″N 115°24′38″W / 40.6054829°N 115.4106096°W / 40.6054829; -115.4106096Coordinates: 40°36′20″N 115°24′38″W / 40.6054829°N 115.4106096°W / 40.6054829; -115.4106096
Geography
Mount Fitzgerald is located in Nevada
Mount Fitzgerald
Mount Fitzgerald
Location in Nevada
Location Elko County, Nevada, U.S.
Parent range Ruby Mountains
Topo map USGS Ruby Dome
Climbing
Easiest route East Side from Snow Lake: Hike & Scramble

Mount Fitzgerald is the fourth-highest named mountain in the Ruby Mountains and the fifth-highest in Elko County, in Nevada, United States. It is the thirty-ninth-highest mountain in the state.[3] It rises from the heads of both Thomas and Right Fork Canyons (branches of Lamoille Canyon), and is also part of the north wall of Box Canyon, making it a true glacial horn. The summit is a high-level ridge and is located about 24 miles (39 km) southeast of the community of Elko, within the Ruby Mountains Wilderness of the Ruby Mountains Ranger District in the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest.

Mount Fitzgerald, Nevada, looking southwest.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Mount Fitzgerald, Nevada". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2011-05-15. 
  2. ^ "Mount Fitzgerald". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2008-11-21. 
  3. ^ "Nevada 11,000-foot Peaks". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2014-10-22.