Great Western Divide

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointMount Kaweah (13,802 ft/4207 m)
CountriesUnited States
Area377 sq mi / 975 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent45 mi / 72 km North-South
17 mi / 27 km East-West
Center Lat/Long36° 28' N; 118° 30' W
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Map of Great Western Divide
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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 Great Western Divide.
Sequoia Sierra NevadaLevel 4 (Parent)
         Western Sequioa-Kings Canyon AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Great Western DivideLevel 5
                 North Great Western DivideLevel 6 (Child)
                 Central Great Western DivideLevel 6 (Child)
                 Kaweah GroupLevel 6 (Child)
         Mount Whitney GroupLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Southwest Sequioa AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Great Western Divide

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Mount Kaweah13,8024207Kaweah Group
2.Red Kaweah13,720+4182+Kaweah Group
3.Black Kaweah13,680+4170+Kaweah Group
4.Michaels Pinnacle13,680+4170+Kaweah Group
5.Pyramidal Pinnacle13,6654165Kaweah Group
6.Midway Mountain13,6654165Central Great Western Divide
7.Second Kaweah13,6614164Kaweah Group
8.Milestone Mountain13,6384157Central Great Western Divide
9.Table Mountain13,6324155Central Great Western Divide
10.Koontz Pinnacle13,600+4145+Kaweah Group
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.
Child Range High Points
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Mount Kaweah13,8024207Kaweah Group
2.Midway Mountain13,6654165Central Great Western Divide
3.Mount Brewer13,5704136North Great Western Divide

Photos of Peaks in the Great Western Divide

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Squaretop's SE Face from Bilko Pinnacle (2014-10-04). Photo by Tom Becht.
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Bullfrog Peak
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Bullfrog Peak from the east (1987-08-24). Photo by Gordon Jacobs.
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