Range TypeBogus mountain grouping for this site
Highest PointFiftymile Mountain (7641 ft/2329 m)
CountriesUnited States
States/ProvincesUtah (96%), Arizona (4%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area3,016 sq mi / 7,811 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent79 mi / 127 km North-South
80 mi / 129 km East-West
Center Lat/Long37° 26' N; 111° 26' W
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Map of Escalante-Staircase
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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 Escalante-Staircase.
CanyonlandsLevel 4 (Parent)
         San Rafael SwellLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Central CanyonlandsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         La Sal MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Uncompahgre PlateauLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Henry MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Escalante-StaircaseLevel 5
         Elk RidgeLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Abajo MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Escalante-Staircase

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Fiftymile Mountain76412329 
2.Mollies Nipple72712216 
3.Deer Point72652214 
4.Cliff Point67452056 
5.Mamie Benchmark63701942 
6.Red Breaks6240+1902+ 
7.Castle Rock6070+1850+ 
8.Allen Dump59931827 
9.Peak 598159811823 
10.Cedar Mountain South59551815 
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 Escalante-Staircase

Fiftymile Mountain
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Looking out to the Henry Mountains just a few hundred feet from the high point (2020-11-01). Photo by David Fox.
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Mollies Nipple
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View of Mollies Nipple from the start of our hike. (2016-04-24). Photo by Sam Grant.
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Yellow Rock
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Yellow Rock (2011-04-28). Photo by David Carmody.
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