Sierra Nevada Ranges

Range TypeBogus mountain grouping for this site
Highest PointMulhacén (3479 m/11,414 ft)
Area16,800 sq km / 6,487 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent153 km / 95 mi North-South
315 km / 196 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long37° 8' N; 3° 16' W
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Map of Sierra Nevada 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 Sierra Nevada Ranges.
Andalucian RangesLevel 3 (Parent)
         Sierra MorenaLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Central Andalucian RangesLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Sierra Nevada RangesLevel 4
                 Sierra NevadaLevel 5 (Child)
         Segura-MurciaLevel 4 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Sierra Nevada Ranges

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange5
1.Mulhacén347911,414Sierra Nevada
2.Veleta339611,142Sierra Nevada
3.Alcazaba336511,040Sierra Nevada
4.Mulhacén II336211,030Sierra Nevada
5.Pico del Púlpito28039196Sierra Nevada
6.Alto de San Juan27879144Sierra Nevada
7.Morrón del Mediodia27549035Sierra Nevada
8.Alto del Chorrillo27218927Sierra Nevada
9.Chullo26128570Sierra Nevada
10.Mojón del Trigo26068550Sierra Nevada
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 NamemftRange5
1.Mulhacén347911,414Sierra Nevada

Photos of Peaks in the Sierra Nevada Ranges


Mulhacen's rocky profile, from the summit of Veleta (1985-07-23).

Veleta, in the distance, from the summit of Mulhacen (1985-07-23).
Mulhacén II
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Marker at the summit of Mulhacén II (2018-12-07). Photo by Iona Feldman.
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Looking towards Mulhacen from the summit of Chullo (2015-10-11). Photo by Susan Mackenzie.
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Morrón de Mariné
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Panoramic view from Morrón de Mariné towards the Mediterranean Sea (2019-01-23). Photo by Nikolaus Zulinski.
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