Thomas Peak Nevada

Thomas Peak is the second highest named mountain in both the Ruby Mountains and Elko County, in Nevada, United States. It is the thirty-fourth highest mountain in the state. The peak is located about 24 miles southeast of the city of Elko in the Ruby Mountains Wilderness, within the Ruby Mountains Ranger District of the Humboldt-Toiyabe National F…
Thomas Peak is the second highest named mountain in both the Ruby Mountains and Elko County, in Nevada, United States. It is the thirty-fourth highest mountain in the state. The peak is located about 24 miles southeast of the city of Elko in the Ruby Mountains Wilderness, within the Ruby Mountains Ranger District of the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest. One of the most voluminous mountains in the range, its base makes up most of the east wall of Thomas Canyon, as well as the west wall of the long curved section of upper Lamoille Canyon.
  • Elevation: 11,321 ft (3,451 m)
  • Location: Elko County, Nevada, U.S.
  • Prominence: 1,080 ft (329 m)
  • Parent range: Ruby Mountains
  • Topo map: USGS Ruby Dome
  • Easiest route: From Island Lake, Class 2 scramble north up an avalanche chute and then west along the ridgeline
Data from: en.wikipedia.org