Currant Mountain

Currant Mountain
Currant Mountain
Elevation 11,518 ft (3,511 m) NAVD 88[1]
Prominence 4,575 ft (1,394 m) [2]
Location
Currant Mountain is located in Nevada
White Pine County, Nevada, USA
Range White Pine Range
Coordinates 38°54′35″N 115°25′29″W / 38.90974535°N 115.424605364°W / 38.90974535; -115.424605364Coordinates: 38°54′35″N 115°25′29″W / 38.90974535°N 115.424605364°W / 38.90974535; -115.424605364[1]
Topo map USGS Currant Mountain
Climbing
Easiest route From the south ridge: Steep hike & Scramble

Currant Mountain is the high point on the southern crest of the White Pine Range, on the border between southwest White Pine and northeast Nye Counties, in east-central Nevada in the western United States. It comprises a series of three spires on a thin limestone ridge, with the southern spire being the highest at 11,518 feet (3,511 m). To the west are the Duckwater (Shoshone) tribal lands and the northern arm of large Railroad Valley. To the east is the northern part of White River Valley. The peak is located about 37 miles (60 km) southwest of the community of Ely.

Currant Mountain, looking west at sunrise.

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