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RankPeakSection Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascents
1.White Mountain Peak1. Trans-Sierra - Mono and Inyo Counties14,246White Mountains71961073
2.Mount Dubois1. Trans-Sierra - Mono and Inyo Counties13,559White Mountains2319131
3.Montgomery Peak1. Trans-Sierra - Mono and Inyo Counties13,441White Mountains1241270
4.Boundary Peak1. Trans-Sierra - Mono and Inyo Counties13,140White Mountains253914
5.Wheeler Peak6. Nevada13,063Snake Range7563826
6.Humphreys Peak8. Arizona12,633Flagstaff Area60391515
7.Mount Jefferson6. Nevada11,941Toquima Range5861336
8.Charleston Peak6. Nevada11,916Spring Mountains82411144
9.Arc Dome6. Nevada11,773Toiyabe Range5213308
10.Mount Patterson1. Trans-Sierra - Mono and Inyo Counties11,673Pine Nut-Sweetwater Ranges4153265
11.Mummy Mountain6. Nevada11,529Spring Mountains801474
12.Ruby Dome6. Nevada11,387Ruby-East Humboldt Mountains4793268
13.Glass Mountain1. Trans-Sierra - Mono and Inyo Counties11,160Mono-Benton-Excelsior Area3180264
14.Waucoba Mountain1. Trans-Sierra - Mono and Inyo Counties11,123Inyo Mountains3923180
15.Keynot Peak1. Trans-Sierra - Mono and Inyo Counties11,101Inyo Mountains3030172
16.Telescope Peak2. Death Valley - Inyo County11,048Panamint Range6168874
17.Mount Inyo1. Trans-Sierra - Mono and Inyo Counties10,975Inyo Mountains935171
18.New York Butte1. Trans-Sierra - Mono and Inyo Counties10,668Inyo Mountains1148148
19.Picacho del Diablo9. Mexico10,154Sierra San Pedro Martir6939116
20.Hayford Peak6. Nevada9912Sheep Range5392295
21.Pleasant Point1. Trans-Sierra - Mono and Inyo Counties9690Inyo Mountains1170145
22.Sentinel Peak2. Death Valley - Inyo County9634Panamint Range1554140
23.Porter Peak2. Death Valley - Inyo County9101Panamint Range501126
24.Tin Mountain2. Death Valley - Inyo County8953Panamint Range3993153
25.Grapevine Peak2. Death Valley - Inyo County8738Amargosa Range4562174
26.Dry Mountain2. Death Valley - Inyo County8674Panamint Range3594140
27.Potosi Mountain6. Nevada8514Spring Mountains3012277
28.Last Chance Mountain2. Death Valley - Inyo County8456Esmeralda County Ranges2376168
29.Mount Stirling6. Nevada8219Spring Mountains1018171
30.Virgin Peak6. Nevada8071Eastern Lincoln County Ranges3182155
31.Mount Palmer2. Death Valley - Inyo County7958Amargosa Range718120
32.Clark Mountain3. San Bernardino County7907Clark Range-Ivanpah Mountains4232251
33.Baboquivari Peak8. Arizona7734Baboquivari Area4194183
34.Nelson Range High Point1. Trans-Sierra - Mono and Inyo Counties7696Inyo Mountains1656147
35.New York Mountains High Point3. San Bernardino County7533New York Mountains3333190
36.North Guardian Angel7. Utah7395Markagunt Plateau-Zion675119
37.Kingston Peak3. San Bernardino County7336Kingston Range3727162
38.Manly Peak2. Death Valley - Inyo County7195Panamint Range2536136
39.Edgar Peak3. San Bernardino County7162Central Mojave Ranges2208128
40.Mount Tipton8. Arizona7148Cerbat Mountains3628148
41.South Guardian Angel7. Utah7140Markagunt Plateau-Zion1205103
42.Sandy Point2. Death Valley - Inyo County7062Esmeralda County Ranges1622138
43.Mitchell Point3. San Bernardino County7047Central Mojave Ranges912117
44.McCullough Mountain6. Nevada7026McCullough Range2170205
45.Bridge Mountain6. Nevada6988Spring Mountains689330
46.Granite Mountain3. San Bernardino County6762Central Mojave Ranges2792177
47.Tucki Mountain2. Death Valley - Inyo County6726Panamint Range1846147
48.Pyramid Peak2. Death Valley - Inyo County6703Amargosa Range3703228
49.Rabbit Peak4. Riverside County6640San Jacinto Mountains1200341
50.Panamint Butte2. Death Valley - Inyo County6584Panamint Range504137
51.Martinez Mountain4. Riverside County6562San Jacinto Mountains1722269
52.Moapa Peak6. Nevada6471Eastern Lincoln County Ranges1671188
53.Nopah Range High Point2. Death Valley - Inyo County6394Southeast Death Valley Ranges3573173
54.East Ord Mountain3. San Bernardino County6168Southern Mojave Ranges1488187
55.Avawatz Peak3. San Bernardino County6155Northwest Mojave Ranges3295163
56.Smith Mountain2. Death Valley - Inyo County5913Amargosa Range1593161
57.Canyon Point2. Death Valley - Inyo County5890Panamint Range1090138
58.Corkscrew Peak2. Death Valley - Inyo County5804Amargosa Range644263
59.Needle Peak2. Death Valley - Inyo County5801Panamint Range1651121
60.Pahrump Point2. Death Valley - Inyo County5741Southeast Death Valley Ranges328145
61.Spirit Mountain6. Nevada5639Eldorado-Newberry Mountains2879281
62.Muddy Peak6. Nevada5387Las Vegas Ranges876159
63.Eagle Mountain4. Riverside County5350Joshua Tree Ranges2230240
64.Old Woman Mountain3. San Bernardino County5325Southeast Mojave Ranges2733165
65.Stewart Point2. Death Valley - Inyo County5266Southeast Death Valley Ranges2379169
66.Superstition Benchmark8. Arizona5057Northeast Tucson Area1817257
67.Rosa Point4. Riverside County5000San Jacinto Mountains280285
68.Pico Risco9. Mexico4987Sierra Juarez32888
69.Brown Peak2. Death Valley - Inyo County4947Amargosa Range1684153
70.Signal Peak8. Arizona4877Kofa Area3477314
71.Mount Ajo8. Arizona4808Organ Pipe Area2698204
72.Sheep Hole Mountains High Point3. San Bernardino County4613Southern Mojave Ranges2218202
73.Weavers Needle8. Arizona4553Northeast Tucson Area993140
74.Jacumba Mountain5. San Diego and Imperial Counties4512San Diego Area Ranges1272197
75.Black Butte4. Riverside County4504Chocolate Mountains2844173
76.Spectre Peak4. Riverside County4482Southern Mojave Ranges2546196
77.Granite Mountain4. Riverside County4331Southeast Mojave Ranges3314140
78.Turtle Mountains High Point3. San Bernardino County4298Southeast Mojave Ranges2657143
79.Old Dad Mountain3. San Bernardino County4252Clark Range-Ivanpah Mountains1218149
80.Sombrero Peak5. San Diego and Imperial Counties4229San Diego Area Ranges309238
81.Whipple Mountains High Point3. San Bernardino County4130Southeast Mojave Ranges2790149
82.Pinto Mountain4. Riverside County3983Joshua Tree Ranges1253220
83.Indianhead5. San Diego and Imperial Counties3960San Diego Area Ranges760247
84.Cerro del Pinacate9. Mexico3937Cabeza Prieta Area3150106
85.Palen Mountains High Point4. Riverside County3848Southeast Mojave Ranges2339140
86.Orocopia Mountains High Point4. Riverside County3815Chocolate Mountains2095218
87.Eagle Mountain2. Death Valley - Inyo County3806Southeast Death Valley Ranges1646201
88.Castle Dome Peak8. Arizona3788Kofa Area2088200
89.Chemehuevi Peak3. San Bernardino County3694Southeast Mojave Ranges1774146
90.Mopah Point3. San Bernardino County3530Southeast Mojave Ranges960148
91.Chuckwalla Peak4. Riverside County3446Chocolate Mountains1406137
92.Big Maria Mountains High Point4. Riverside County3381Southeast Mojave Ranges2298163
93.Kino Peak8. Arizona3197Organ Pipe Area1537112
94.Stepladder Mountains3. San Bernardino County2940Southeast Mojave Ranges726131
95.Picacho Peak5. San Diego and Imperial Counties1920Chocolate Mountains1097165

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