Cave Mountain

Cave Mountain

Cave Mountain is a high mountain peak at an elevation of 3.277m (10,751ft) above the sea level, located in White Pine County, in the central eastern boundary of the U.S. state of Nevada. It’s one of the highest roads of Nevada.

The road to the summit, located within the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, is gravel. It’s called National Forest Development Road 574. The road is usually impassable from October to June (weather permitting). 4wd vehicle recommended. At the summit there’s a communication tower. Starting from State Hwy 486, the road is 15.77km (9.8 miles) long. Over this distance the elevation gain is 1.067 meters. The average gradient is 6.76%.

 

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