Sierra Nevada

The Sierra Nevada is a mountain range in the Western United States, between the Central Valley of California and the . The vast majority of the range lies in the state of , although the Carson Range spur lies primarily in .

Landmarks in the Area

Mount Whitney is the tallest mountain in the contiguous United States and the Sierra Nevada, with an elevation of 14,505 feet.

Mount Russell is a peak in the Sierra Nevada mountain range in the U.S. state of , about 0.8 miles north of .

Mount Muir is a peak in the Sierra Nevada of , 0.95 miles south of .

The Smithsonian Institution Shelter, also known as the Mount Whitney Summit Shelter and the Mount Whitney Hut, was built in 1909 on the summit plateau of , in the Sierra Nevada within Sequoia National Park, in .

Mount McAdie is summit on the crest of the Sierra Nevada, and is located 2.1 miles south of .

Localities in the Area

Whitney Portal is the end of the Whitney Portal road in Inyo County, California, 13.7 miles west of Lone Pine at an elevation of 8,374 feet.

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