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Spring Mountains

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointCharleston Peak (11,916 ft/3632 m)
CountriesUnited States
States/ProvincesNevada (98%), California (2%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area2,145 sq mi / 5,556 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent67 mi / 108 km North-South
51 mi / 83 km East-West
Center Lat/Long36° 7' N; 115° 38' W
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Map of Spring 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 Spring Mountains.
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
                 Bird Spring RangeLevel 6 (Child)
         Las Vegas RangesLevel 5 (Sibling)



Major Peaks of the Spring Mountains

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Charleston Peak11,9163632 
2.Mummy Mountain11,5293514 
3.Mummy Mountain- North Summit11,516+3510+ 
4.Lee Peak11,2893441 
5.Rocketship Peak11,1613402 
6.Devils Thumb11,0703374 
7.Griffith Peak11,0603371 
8.Mummys Forehead11,0433366 
9.Mummys Pinky10,8203298 
10.Mummys Nose10,7513277 
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.Bird Spring Range High Point56951736Bird Spring Range



Photos of Peaks in the Spring Mountains

Charleston Peak
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Mt. Charleston from top of Lee Canyon Route (2013-04-13). Photo by Mark McCormick.
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Mummy Mountain
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Mummy Mountain from Lee Peak (2013-04-13). Photo by Mark McCormick.
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Lee Peak
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At the top of the couloir and now heading to Lee Peak. Mount Charleston behind us. (2019-05-08). Photo by Cheryl Thomas.
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Griffith Peak
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A December sunset lights the sky over Griffith Peak (2020-12-06). Photo by Ken Jones.
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Mummys Forehead
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Cheryl on the creepy corner on the descent of Mummy's Forehead (2020-09-26). Photo by Jerry Thomas.
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Mummys Chin
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Jerry descends Mummy’s Forehead on our way to the Chin (seen in the distance) (2020-09-26). Photo by Cheryl Thomas.
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Mummys Nose
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Peak 10751 from the trail up Fletcher Peak (2019-07-20). Photo by Andrew Kirmse.
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Fletcher Peak
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Fletcher Peak from the saddle off the North Loop trail (2019-07-20). Photo by Andrew Kirmse.
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Mount Reagan
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Jerry points to our steep ascent gully and Mount Reagan (2020-10-31). Photo by Cheryl Thomas.
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Clinton Peak
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View of Clinton Peak (center) and Mount Reagan (left of center) from the Pahrump Overlook (2017-06-13). Photo by Jerry Thomas.
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