Maggies Peaks

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Maggies Peaks
Maggies Peak.jpg
Maggies Peaks as seen from the south
Highest point
Peak Maggies Peaks (South)
Elevation 8,703 ft (2,653 m)  NAVD 88[1]
Prominence 579 ft (176 m) [1]
Coordinates 38°55′54″N 120°06′50″W / 38.9315744°N 120.1137971°W / 38.9315744; -120.1137971Coordinates: 38°55′54″N 120°06′50″W / 38.9315744°N 120.1137971°W / 38.9315744; -120.1137971
Location El Dorado County, California, U.S.
Parent range Sierra Nevada
Topo map USGS Emerald Bay
Easiest route class 1-2

Maggie's Peaks refers to a mountain in the Sierra Nevada mountain range, to the west of Lake Tahoe. There are two peaks on the mountain. The northern peak has an elevation of about 8,499 feet (2,590 m)[3] and is about 0.7 miles (1 km) north of the main peak. The mountain is located in the Desolation Wilderness in El Dorado County, California. The summits overlook Lake Tahoe and affords very good views of the lake.


  1. ^ a b "Maggies Peaks-South Summit, California". Retrieved 2009-08-08. 
  2. ^ "Maggies Peaks". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-08-08. 
  3. ^ "Maggies Peaks-North Summit, California". Retrieved 2016-04-01. 

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