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The Monument
Seen from the start of the hike into Black Velvet Canyon.

The small peak on the right is called East Monument Peak and even has its own register. The dome-like peak left of center and partially obscured is known as Hidden Peak and is actually slightly higher than the highpoint of the Monument, which is not visible here (the peak in the center is not the highpoint but definitely looks like it from this angle).

Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, NV-- January 2013

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Bob SihlerRe: names, elevations

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I've been on the summits of both Hidden and Monument and do think Hidden seems slightly higher.

But I am a little confused here. What I'm calling East Monument is so according to CP's book, and although I can't be 100% sure on this, I could almost swear that the register had East Monument as the title.

Is there a name for the peak in the middle here, which is part of the whole Monument complex but not the highpoint?
Posted Oct 17, 2014 10:38 pm

Bob SihlerRe: names, elevations

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Oh, and on the Monument page, I have the elevation at 6300 at least, because I did see the contour lines on the map.
Posted Oct 17, 2014 10:42 pm

Bob SihlerRe: names, elevations

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I'm almost 100% certain the register said East Monument. Shortly after climbing it, I wrote the route page with information still fresh in my mind. Maybe CP based the name on the register as well. Maybe I will add the other name as a parenthetical and add it to the search query terms as well.
Posted Oct 21, 2014 1:12 pm

Bob SihlerRe: register says

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Okay, I'll take your word for it and will change the page and photo captions accordingly. Thanks.
Posted Dec 5, 2015 4:40 pm

MoapaPknames

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confusion
Posted Dec 15, 2015 8:02 pm

Bob SihlerRe: names

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Got your PM earlier. I have a please-everyone or anger-everyone solution that I'll share with you when I have a chance.
Posted Dec 15, 2015 9:55 pm

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Bob SihlerSubmitted by Bob Sihler
on Feb 7, 2013 9:38 am

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