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Pyramid Lake Area

Range TypeBogus mountain grouping for this site
Highest PointTule Peak (8724 ft/2659 m)
CountriesUnited States
States/ProvincesNevada (73%), California (27%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area2,141 sq mi / 5,546 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent57 mi / 91 km North-South
60 mi / 96 km East-West
Center Lat/Long40° 15' N; 119° 52' W
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Map of Pyramid Lake 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 Pyramid Lake Area.
Northwest Great Basin RangesLevel 4 (Parent)
         South-Central Oregon RangesLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Modoc-Lassen PlateauLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Warner MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Sheldon-Hart Mountain Refuges AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Black Rock Desert AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Steens Mountain AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Trout Creek AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Pyramid Lake AreaLevel 5
                 Skedaddle MountainsLevel 6 (Child)
                 Fort Sage MountainsLevel 6 (Child)
                 Smoke Creek MountainsLevel 6 (Child)
                 Sand RangeLevel 6 (Child)
                 Sand RangeLevel 6 (Child)
                 Fox RangeLevel 6 (Child)
                 Virginia MountainsLevel 6 (Child)
                 Lake RangeLevel 6 (Child)
         Northwest Humboldt River AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Reno-Truckee AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)



Major Peaks of the Pyramid Lake Area

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Tule Peak87242659Virginia Mountains
2.Tohakum Peak81822494Lake Range
3.Pyramid81012469Lake Range
4.State Line Peak79902435Fort Sage Mountains
5.Hot Springs Peak76542333Skedaddle Mountains
6.Peak 762976292325Skedaddle Mountains
7.Pah-Rum Peak76082319Fox Range
8.Hot Springs Benchmark75522302Skedaddle Mountains
9.Shaffer Mountain67352053Skedaddle Mountains
10.Peak 672167212049Skedaddle Mountains
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 NameftmRange6
1.Tule Peak87242659Virginia Mountains
2.Tohakum Peak81822494Lake Range
3.State Line Peak79902435Fort Sage Mountains
4.Hot Springs Peak76542333Skedaddle Mountains
5.Pah-Rum Peak76082319Fox Range
6.Smoke Creek Mountains High Point62211896Smoke Creek Mountains
7.Mission Peak56271715Sand Range
8.Terraced Hills54941675Sand Range



Photos of Peaks in the Pyramid Lake Area

Tule Peak
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Tule Peak across Pyramid Lake, Nevada, from Tohakum Peak (2009-05-14). Photo by Ken Jones.
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Tohakum Peak
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Tohakum Peak from the east-side trailhead (2009-05-13). Photo by Ken Jones.
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Pah-Rum Peak
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Summit (2015-03-15). Photo by Gretchen Nelson.
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