West Nellis Ranges

Range TypeBogus mountain grouping for this site
Highest PointStonewall Mountain (8318 ft/2535 m)
CountriesUnited States
States/ProvincesNevada (99%), California (1%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area4,049 sq mi / 10,488 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent120 mi / 193 km North-South
77 mi / 124 km East-West
Center Lat/Long37° 8' N; 116° 42' W
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Map of West Nellis 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 West Nellis Ranges.
South Great Basin RangesLevel 4 (Parent)
         West Nellis RangesLevel 5
                 Goldfield HillsLevel 6 (Child)
                 Cuprite HillsLevel 6 (Child)
                 Cactus RangeLevel 6 (Child)
                 Stonewall MountainLevel 6 (Child)
                 Pahute MesaLevel 6 (Child)
                 Bullfrog HillsLevel 6 (Child)
                 Bare MountainsLevel 6 (Child)
                 Yucca-Timber-Shoshone AreaLevel 6 (Child)
                 Skull MountainLevel 6 (Child)
                 Specter RangeLevel 6 (Child)
         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 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the West Nellis Ranges

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Stonewall Mountain83182535 
2.Stonewall Benchmark83002530 
3.Antelope Peak75462300 
4.Cactus Peak74762279 
5.Timber Mountain74482270 
6.North Timber Peak74222262 
7.Black Mountain72262202 
8.Peak 71407140+2176+ 
9.Mount Helen71322174 
10.Shoshone Peak70582151 
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.Antelope Peak75462300Cactus Range
2.Eagle Benchmark48731485Specter Range

Photos of Peaks in the West Nellis Ranges

Sawtooth Mountain
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Sawtooth Mountain (middle), from the NW, at a switchback on the service road (2022-02-13). Photo by Richard Hensley.
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Meiklejohn Peak
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Looking at the south side of Meiklejohn Peak from Bare Mountain (2014-04-24). Photo by Richard Carey.
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