Emigrant Wilderness Area

Range TypeBogus mountain grouping for this site
Highest PointLeavitt Peak (11,569 ft/3526 m)
CountriesUnited States
Area1,463 sq mi / 3,788 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent54 mi / 87 km North-South
92 mi / 148 km East-West
Center Lat/Long37° 58' N; 120° 23' W
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Map of Emigrant Wilderness Area
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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 Emigrant Wilderness Area.
Lake Tahoe-Sonora Pass Sierra NevadaLevel 4 (Parent)
         Granite Chief-Northwest Tahoe AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Desolation-Crystal RangeLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Carson RangeLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Mokelumne Wilderness AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Carson-Iceberg AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Emigrant Wilderness AreaLevel 5

Major Peaks of the Emigrant Wilderness Area

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Leavitt Peak11,5693526 
2.Peak 1124511,2453427 
3.Molo Mountain10,8753315 
4.Big Sam10,8253299 
5.Relief Peak10,8083294 
6.Molo Pinnacle10,800+3292+ 
7.Kennedy Peak10,7183267 
8.Night Cap Peak10,6413243 
9.Peak 1061210,6123235 
10.Black Hawk Mountain10,3483154 
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 Emigrant Wilderness Area

Leavitt Peak
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PCT and hike to the Top of Leavitt Peak (2015-07-15). Photo by Gretchen Nelson.
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Granite Dome
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Granite Dome (center, back) and cliff ~10,100 NE of dome. View looking S from Lower Relief Valley (2014-06-12). Photo by David Kensiski.
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Duckwall Mountain
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The road to Duckwall Mountain, with the lookout just barely visible on top (2018-07-08). Photo by Andrew Kirmse.
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