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McAfee Peak
2013-07-22 08 21 41 View of McAfee Peak, Nevada from Jack Creek Summit Road (Elko County Route 732) in Elko County, Nevada.jpg
View of McAfee Peak from North Fork Road
Highest point
Elevation 10,442 ft (3,183 m) NAVD 88
Prominence 4,158 ft (1,267 m)
Geography
Location Elko County, Nevada, U.S.
Parent range Independence Mountains
Topo map USGS McAfee Peak
Climbing
Easiest route From Jacks Creek Summit, Class 2 scramble south along the ridgeline

McAfee Peak is the highest mountain in the Independence Mountains of northern Elko County, Nevada, United States. It ranks twenty-first among the most topographically prominent peaks in the state. The peak is located within the Mountain City Ranger District of the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest.

Summit panorama

McAfee Peak view
360-degree panorama from the summit of McAfee Peak
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