Central South Sierra

Range TypeBogus mountain grouping for this site
Highest PointKern Peak (11,480 ft/3499 m)
CountriesUnited States
Area721 sq mi / 1,867 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent51 mi / 81 km North-South
23 mi / 36 km East-West
Center Lat/Long36° 1' N; 118° 17' W
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Map of Central South Sierra
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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 South Sierra.
Southern Sierra NevadaLevel 4 (Parent)
         Central South SierraLevel 5
         South Sierra CrestLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Greenhorn MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Scodie MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Piute MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Tehachapi MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Central South Sierra

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Kern Peak11,4803499 
2.Three Rocks10,6603249 
3.Peak 998099803042 
4.Sirretta Peak99773041 
5.Templeton Mountain9960+3036+ 
6.Sherman Peak99093020 
7.Lookout Mountain97222963 
8.Blackrock Mountain96352937 
9.Smith Mountain9520+2902+ 
10.Crag Peak9480+2890+ 
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 South Sierra

Deer Mountain
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Deer Mountain, shot from the 8,800 peak 1.5 miles south (2015-03-21). Photo by Aidan Butler.
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