Las Vegas Ranges

Range TypeBogus mountain grouping for this site
Highest PointPeak 7297 (7297 ft/2224 m)
CountriesUnited States
Area1,864 sq mi / 4,828 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent52 mi / 84 km North-South
56 mi / 91 km East-West
Center Lat/Long36° 28' N; 114° 50' W
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Map of Las Vegas 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 Las Vegas Ranges.
South Great Basin RangesLevel 4 (Parent)
         West Nellis RangesLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Kawich-Belted-Reveille RangesLevel 5 (Sibling)
         East Nellis RangesLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Northwest Lincoln County RangesLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Sheep RangeLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Eastern Lincoln County RangesLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Southeast Death Valley RangesLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Spring MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Las Vegas RangesLevel 5
                 Elbow RangeLevel 6 (Child)
                 Las Vegas RangeLevel 6 (Child)
                 Arrow Canyon RangeLevel 6 (Child)
                 Dry Lake RangeLevel 6 (Child)
                 Frenchman RangeLevel 6 (Child)
                 North Muddy MountainsLevel 6 (Child)
                 Muddy MountainsLevel 6 (Child)
                 Black MountainsLevel 6 (Child)

Major Peaks of the Las Vegas Ranges

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Peak 729772972224 
2.Quartzite Mountain71332174 
3.Gass Peak69432116 
4.Muddy Benchmark54331656 
5.Muddy Peak53871642 
6.Arrow Canyon Range High Point52261593 
7.Elbow Range High Point46501417 
8.Castle Rock43651330 
9.Frenchman Mountain40521235 
10.Sunrise Airway Beacon39421202 
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.Quartzite Mountain71332174Las Vegas Range
2.Muddy Benchmark54331656Muddy Mountains
3.Arrow Canyon Range High Point52261593Arrow Canyon Range
4.Elbow Range High Point46501417Elbow Range
5.Frenchman Mountain40521235Frenchman Range
6.North Muddy Mountains High Point36941126North Muddy Mountains
7.Garnet Benchmark34641056Dry Lake Range

Photos of Peaks in the Las Vegas Ranges

Frenchman Mountain
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Frenchman Mountain (2014-04-08). Photo by Cyndy Schuessler.
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Sunrise Northeast
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These are the two false peaks that guard the approach to Frenchman Mountain. Looking back from Frenchman you see Sunrise Northeast as the sharper peak to the right that does not contain a radio antenae. (2009-11-19). Photo by William Musser.
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