Sierra Club Desert Peaks Challenge

Designed to "encourage members to explore and enjoy the desert mountain ranges of the Southwest," in California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah and Mexico. This is the oldest peak list in the largest chapter of the Sierra Club. Occasionally revised as peaks are suspended and new ones added due to fires. More info at http://angeles.sierraclub.org/dps/default.htm




  • White Mountain Peak

    14,252 ft / 4,344 m • 81 summits • California, United States

    White Mountain Peak is a 14,252 ft / 4,344 m mountain peak in the White Mountains in California, United States. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 4th highest mountain...

  • Mount Dubois

    13,559 ft / 4,133 m • 2 summits • California, United States

    Mount Dubois is a 13,559 ft / 4,133 m mountain peak near Bishop, California, United States. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 65th highest mountain in California and ...

  • Montgomery Peak

    13,445 ft / 4,098 m • 10 summits • California, United States

    Montgomery Peak is a 13,445 ft / 4,098 m mountain peak in the White Mountains in California, United States. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 85th highest mountain in...

  • Boundary Peak

    13,147 ft / 4,007 m • 54 summits • Nevada, United States

    Boundary Peak is the highest peak in Nevada. It is only about half a mile (1 km) from the California border. Montgomery Peak at 13,441 feet (4,097 m) is located just across...

  • Wheeler Peak

    13,065 ft / 3,982 m • 54 summits • Nevada, United States

    Wheeler Peak is a 13,065 ft / 3,982 m mountain peak in the Snake Range in Nevada, United States. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 2nd highest mountain in Nevada and ...

  • Humphreys Peak

    12,633 ft / 3,851 m • 114 summits • Arizona, United States

    Humphreys Peak is the highest peak in Arizona. It is the highest of a group of extinct volcanic peaks known as the San Francisco Peaks. The summit can be most easily reach...

  • Mount Jefferson, South Summit

    11,949 ft / 3,642 m • 10 summits • Nevada, United States

    Mount Jefferson, South Summit is a 11,949 ft / 3,642 m mountain peak in the Toquima Range in Nevada, United States. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 8th highest moun...

  • Charleston Peak

    11,916 ft / 3,632 m • 144 summits • Nevada, United States

    Charleston Peak is a 11,916 ft / 3,632 m mountain peak in the Spring Mountains in Nevada, United States. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 10th highest mountain in Ne...

  • Arc Dome

    11,778 ft / 3,590 m • 6 summits • Nevada, United States

    Arc Dome is a 11,778 ft / 3,590 m mountain peak in the Toiyabe Range in Nevada, United States. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 14th highest mountain in Nevada and t...

  • Mount Patterson

    11,673 ft / 3,558 m • 8 summits • California, United States

    Mount Patterson is a 11,673 ft / 3,558 m mountain peak in the Sweetwater Range in California, United States. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 353rd highest mountain ...

  • Mummy Mountain

    11,542 ft / 3,518 m • 74 summits • Nevada, United States

    Mummy Mountain is a 11,542 ft / 3,518 m mountain peak in the Spring Mountains in Nevada, United States. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 22nd highest mountain in Nev...

  • Ruby Dome

    11,387 ft / 3,471 m • 6 summits • Nevada, United States

    Highest peak in the Ruby Mountains

  • Glass Mountain Ridge

    11,165 ft / 3,403 m • 6 summits • California, United States

    Glass Mountain Ridge is a 11,165 ft / 3,403 m mountain peak in the Great Basin Ranges in California, United States. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 407th highest mo...

  • Waucoba Mountain

    11,123 ft / 3,390 m • 1 summit • California, United States

    Waucoba Mountain is a 11,123 ft / 3,390 m mountain peak near Lone Pine, California, United States. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 410th highest mountain in Califor...

  • Keynot Peak

    11,106 ft / 3,385 m • 2 summits • California, United States

    Keynot Peak is a 11,106 ft / 3,385 m mountain peak near Lone Pine, California, United States. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 406th highest mountain in California a...

  • Telescope Peak

    11,049 ft / 3,368 m • 65 summits • California, United States

    Telescope Peak is a 11,049 ft / 3,368 m mountain peak in the Panamint Range in California, United States. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 457th highest mountain in ...

  • Mount Inyo

    10,975 ft / 3,345 m • 2 summits • California, United States

    Mount Inyo is a 10,975 ft / 3,345 m mountain peak near Lone Pine, California, United States. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 428th highest mountain in California an...

  • New York Butte

    10,668 ft / 3,252 m • 3 summits • California, United States

    New York Butte is a 10,668 ft / 3,252 m mountain peak near Lone Pine, California, United States. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 490th highest mountain in Californi...

  • Picacho del Diablo

    10,203 ft / 3,110 m • 2 summits • Baja California, Mexico

    Picacho del Diablo is a 10,203 ft / 3,110 m mountain peak in the Sierra San Pedro Mártir Range in Baja California, Mexico. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 1st highe...

  • Hayford Peak

    9,924 ft / 3,025 m • 15 summits • Nevada, United States

    Hayford Peak is a 9,924 ft / 3,025 m mountain peak in the Sheep Mountains in Nevada, United States. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 166th highest mountain in Nevada...