Carson-Iceberg Area

Range TypeBogus mountain grouping for this site
Highest PointSonora Peak (11,459 ft/3493 m)
CountriesUnited States
States/ProvincesCalifornia (99%), Nevada (1%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area2,879 sq mi / 7,458 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent84 mi / 135 km North-South
116 mi / 187 km East-West
Center Lat/Long38° 16' N; 120° 31' W
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Map of Carson-Iceberg 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 Carson-Iceberg 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
         Emigrant Wilderness AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Carson-Iceberg Area

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Sonora Peak11,4593493 
2.White Mountain11,3983474 
3.White Benchmark11,3243452 
4.Stanislaus Peak11,2333424 
5.Lost Cannon Peak11,0993383 
6.Peak 1101011,0103356 
7.Peak 1097310,9733345 
8.Highland Peak10,9363333 
9.Wells Peak10,8333302 
10.Whitecliff Peak10,800+3292+ 
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 Carson-Iceberg Area

Stanislaus Peak
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Stanislaus Peak viewed from the southeast approach (2012-08-23). Photo by David Porter.
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Lookout Peak
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my son, Geoffrey, in a meadow of flowers at Willow Flat, the usual route to the summit from the trail. (2012-07-29). Photo by John E Sarna.
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Stockton Hill
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someone built a house on this peak (2014-06-18). Photo by John E Sarna.
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Bald Hill
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the top from the barbed wire fence along Murphy's Grade Road (2014-06-16). Photo by John E Sarna.
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