Black Mountains

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointMount Perkins (5456 ft/1663 m)
CountriesUnited States
States/ProvincesArizona (99%), Nevada (1%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area1,693 sq mi / 4,385 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent101 mi / 162 km North-South
34 mi / 55 km East-West
Center Lat/Long35° 26' N; 114° 27' W
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Map of Black Mountains
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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 Black Mountains.
Northwest Arizona RangesLevel 4 (Parent)
         Black MountainsLevel 5
         East Lake Havasu AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Cerbat MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Hualapai MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Music MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Aquarius-Juniper AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Prescott AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         North Phoenix AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Mazatzal MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Sierra AnchaLevel 5 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Black Mountains

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Mount Perkins54561663 
2.Mount Wilson54451660 
3.Nutt Benchmark52161590 
4.Mount Nutt50621543 
5.Cane Benchmark48271471 
6.Peak 442144211348 
7.Peak 43604360+1329+ 
8.Peak 406340631238 
9.Peak 376337631147 
10.Fortification Hill37171133 
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 Black Mountains

Mount Wilson
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Mount Wilson from its west ridge (2016-11-26). Photo by Greg Gerlach.
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Fortification Hill
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Taken from the trailhead access road (2015-02-12). Photo by John Morrow.
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Sugarloaf Mountain
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From down in Secret Canyon, view of fun south scramble route (2015-11-08). Photo by John Morrow.
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