South Virgin Mountains

Range TypeGeographically-defined sub-range
Highest PointJumbo Peak (5761 ft/1756 m)
CountriesUnited States
States/ProvincesNevada (88%), Arizona (12%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area501 sq mi / 1,297 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent29 mi / 46 km North-South
27 mi / 44 km East-West
Center Lat/Long36° 17' N; 114° 10' W
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Map of South Virgin Mountains
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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 South Virgin Mountains.
Eastern Lincoln County RangesLevel 5 (Parent)
         Burnt Springs RangeLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Chief RangeLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Cedar RangeLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Delamar MountainsLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Meadow Valley MountainsLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Clover MountainsLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Mormon MountainsLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Virgin MountainsLevel 6 (Sibling)
         South Virgin MountainsLevel 6
         Hiller MountainsLevel 6 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the South Virgin Mountains

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Jumbo Peak57611756South Virgin Mountains
2.Mica Peak57581755South Virgin Mountains
3.Bonelli Peak53341626South Virgin Mountains
4.Tramp Ridge52621604South Virgin Mountains
5.Horse Benchmark52451599South Virgin Mountains
6.Gold Butte50491539South Virgin Mountains
7.Rattlesnake Peak49311503South Virgin Mountains
8.Azure Ridge48291472South Virgin Mountains
9.Azure Ridge South Peak48261471South Virgin Mountains
10.Lime Canyon Wilderness High Point44061343South Virgin Mountains
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 South Virgin Mountains

Jumbo Peak
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The granite slab of Jumbo peak (center) doesn't look too bad from the road, but get's a little more intense up close.. (2017-03-25). Photo by Ryder Irvine.
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Jumbo Peak-Southeast Peak
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Jumbo Springs Wilderness highpoint seen from NW. Note the nice pinyon forest apron on its north slope. 1 November 2019 (2019-11-01). Photo by James Kucera.
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Bitter Ridge
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The HP is the middle of these bumps (2019-05-24). Photo by Tom Gathright.
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