Central North Sierra

Range TypeBogus mountain grouping for this site
Highest PointSierra Buttes Lookout (8590 ft/2618 m)
CountriesUnited States
Area1,639 sq mi / 4,245 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent51 mi / 81 km North-South
73 mi / 117 km East-West
Center Lat/Long39° 30' N; 120° 57' W
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Map of Central North Sierra
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Note: Range borders shown on map are an approximation and are not authoritative.
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Central North Sierra.
Northern Sierra NevadaLevel 4 (Parent)
         Northwestern Sierra NevadaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Keddie-Grizzly-Dixie AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Diamond MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Sacramento Valley ButtesLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Central North SierraLevel 5
         North Donner Pass AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Bald Mountain Range-Sierra ValleyLevel 5 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Central North Sierra

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Sierra Buttes Lookout85902618 
2.Haskell Peak81072471 
3.Peak 80408040+2451+ 
4.Mount Elwell78182383 
5.Mount Fillmore77152352 
6.Peak 7541-Round Lake Peak75412298 
7.Pilot Peak74572273 
8.Eureka Peak74472270 
9.Mount Washington73692246 
10.Blue Nose Mountain72902222 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the Central North Sierra

Sierra Buttes Lookout
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Ladder heading to the lookout on Sierra Buttes (2013-06-22). Photo by Shawn Burrell.
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Yuba County High Point
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This stump next to an old logging road marks the approximate highpoint (2014-09-01). Photo by Scott Burley.
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