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Great Basin Peaks Outings

Mt. Wheeler (right) and Jefferson Davis Peak: Great Basin National ParkMt Wheeler (13,063 ft.): Great Basin National Park, Nevada

Our Purpose:
  • To sponsor outings to Great Basin Peaks (Click here to see current outings)
  • To attract new members
  • To Encourage members to explore the Great Basin and Protect its wild areas
  • To engage members in achieving a new, personal outdoor goal
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Membership requirements to join Great Basin Peaks Section:Great Basin Peaks Section - Toiyabe Chapter Emblem
Emblem Status:
  • Sierra Club member for at least one yearGBP Section EMBLEM Patch

  • Summited 15 peaks plus five (5) starred (*) peaks on the Great Basin peak list or

  • Summited any 25 peaks on GBPS list

  • Submit application for recognition on Toiyabe Chapter website

  • GBPS EMBLEM patch available for $4 - optional (shown at right)
Silver Circle:
  • Sierra Club member for a yearGreat Basin Peaks Silver Circle Emblem Patch

  • Summitted  one half of the peaks on the on the Great Basin peak list

  • Submit application for recognition on Toiyabe Chapter website

  • GBPS Silver Circle patch available for $4 - optional (shown at right)
Gold Circle:
  • Sierra Club member for a year

  • Summited all of the peaks on the Great Basin peak list

  • Submit application for recognition on Toiyabe Chapter website

  • Future award (To-Be-Announced)
How to Join or Order Your Great Basin Peaks Patch:
  • Apply for membership or recognition in any category via e-mail or send in an application.  Click the email link below and provide your name, Sierra Club membership number, email address, home address, phone, plus the list of the peaks you have summitted with dates.  Include the name of trip leaders for the official Sierra Club hikes.
  • Email to - gbpeaks@toiyabe.sierraclub.org
  • To send in your Application via U.S. Mail click here.

  • To purchase a Great Basin Peaks patch send in your Application & check via U.S. Mail click here.

Great Basin Peaks: websites you can use as a resource:

What is the Great Basin?
Sierra Club - Trails: Share you favorite places to Hike, Bike, Paddle, ...
Toiyabe Chapter: Great Basin Peaks Section
Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology 7.5 minute topo map index
UNR Topo Maps
Climber.org
Peakbagger.com
Summitpost.org
Peaklist.org
Mountainzone.com
Los Angeles Chapter: Desert Peaks Section
Desert Trail Association
Hiking Las Vegas
Mountainzone.com
Mountainpeaks.net
ListsofJohn.com
52mountains.com
Trails.com (commercial)

Useful books/Trailguides:

Hiking Nevada's County High Points by Bob Sumner
Hiking the Great Basin by John Hart
Road & Peak Guide by Desert Peaks Section, Sierra Club
Desert Summits by Andy Zdon
Las Vegas & Southern Nevada: A comprehensive hiking guide by Brian Beffort
Mountaineering: The Fredom of the Hills by the Mountaineers
Silent Cordilleras by Alvin McLane

Notch Peak, House Range, UT
Notch Peak, House Range, Utah