Castile Ranges

Range TypePeninsula
Highest PointPico Almanzor (2591 m/8501 ft)
States/ProvincesCastilla-La Mancha (38%), Castilla y León (32%), Extremadura (22%), Madrid (8%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area106,725 sq km / 41,207 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent353 km / 220 mi North-South
507 km / 315 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long40° 7' N; 4° 33' W
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Map of Castile Ranges
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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 Castile Ranges.
Iberian PeninsulaLevel 2 (Parent)
         Portugal-GaliciaLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Cordillera CantabricaLevel 3 (Sibling)
         PyreneesLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Castile RangesLevel 3
                 Sierra de GataLevel 4 (Child)
                 Sierra de GredosLevel 4 (Child)
                 Sierra de GuadarramaLevel 4 (Child)
                 Sierra de San PedroLevel 4 (Child)
                 Sierra de GuadalupeLevel 4 (Child)
                 Montes de ToledoLevel 4 (Child)
                 La ManchaLevel 4 (Child)
         Sistema IbericoLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Balearic IslandsLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Andalucian RangesLevel 3 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Castile Ranges

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Pico Almanzor25918501Sierra de Gredos
2.La Galana25728438Sierra de Gredos
3.Pico del Güetre25498363Sierra de Gredos
4.Canchal de la Ceja24287966Sierra de Gredos
5.Pico de Peñalara24287966Sierra de Guadarrama
6.Torreón del Calvitero24007874Sierra de Gredos
7.Cerro Claveles23887835Sierra de Guadarrama
8.Cabeza de Hierro Mayor23817812Sierra de Guadarrama
9.Cabeza de Hierro Menor23767795Sierra de Guadarrama
10.Canchal Negro23697772Sierra de Gredos
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.
Child Range High Points
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Pico Almanzor25918501Sierra de Gredos
2.Pico de Peñalara24287966Sierra de Guadarrama
3.La Hastiala17355692Sierra de Gata
4.Villuercas15955233Sierra de Guadalupe
5.Corocho de Rocigalgo14494754Montes de Toledo
6.Cerro Gollino8342736La Mancha

Photos of Peaks in the Castile Ranges

Pico de Peñalara
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im aufstieg zur peñalara (2019-01-26). Photo by Nikolaus Zulinski.
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Hermana Mayor
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My camera lens is a little fogged up... plenty of soft snow on the ground, very sunny day! (2019-02-22). Photo by Iona Feldman.
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