Wheeler Peak

Elevation (feet): 13,063
Elevation (meters): 3,982
Continent: North America
Country: United States
Range/Region: Great Basin Ranges
State: Nevada
Latitude: 38.9861
Longitude: -114.312
Difficulty: Scramble
Best months for climbing: Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Nearest major airport: Las Vegas, Nevada
Convenient Center: Baker, Nevada

Wheeler Peak is the highest peak located entirely within Nevada. It is an isolated mountain rising above the Great Basin in the Great Basin National Park, near the Utah border. Its east face forms a steep rock cirque which holds a small glacier. Another peak of similar height goes by the same name in New Mexico.