Sierra Madre

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointPeak Mountain (5843 ft/1781 m)
CountriesUnited States
Area656 sq mi / 1,700 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent27 mi / 44 km North-South
48 mi / 77 km East-West
Center Lat/Long34° 55' N; 119° 55' W
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Map of Sierra Madre
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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 Sierra Madre.
Transverse RangesLevel 4 (Parent)
         Sierra MadreLevel 5
         San Rafael MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Santa Ynez MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         San Emigdio MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Ventura RangesLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Sierra Pelona-Portal RidgeLevel 5 (Sibling)
         San Gabriel MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         San Bernardino MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Santa Monica MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Sierra Madre

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Peak Mountain58431781 
2.McPherson Peak57491752 
3.Peak 568756871733 
4.Peak 565456541723 
5.Hot Benchmark56061709 
6.Sign Benchmark55991707 
7.Gus Benchmark54771669 
8.Peak 521352131589 
9.Spoor Benchmark52111588 
10.Salisbury Benchmark51821579 
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 Sierra Madre

Peak Mountain
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Sunset from the summit of Peak Mountain. (2014-10-10). Photo by Patrick ONeill.
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McPherson Peak
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The McPherson Peak Trail intermittently disappearing into thick brush, as my wife stands perplexed (2012-06-19). Photo by JohnE Sarna.
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