Sierra Nevada

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointMulhacén (3479 m/11,414 ft)
Area2,644 sq km / 1,021 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent52 km / 32 mi North-South
95 km / 59 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long37° 7' N; 3° 8' W
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Map of Sierra Nevada
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Sierra Nevada RangesLevel 4 (Parent)
         Sierra NevadaLevel 5

Major Peaks of the Sierra Nevada

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange6
4.Mulhacén II336211,030 
5.Pico del Púlpito28039196 
6.Alto del Chorrillo27218927 
8.Mojón del Trigo26068550 
9.Prado Llano25788458 
10.Peñones de San Francisco-Peñón Sur25568386 
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 Nevada


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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