ⓘ New Pass Range. The New Pass Range is a mountain range in Lander and Churchill counties of Nevada. The range is a north-south trending range which straddles the ..

                                     

ⓘ New Pass Range

The New Pass Range is a mountain range in Lander and Churchill counties of Nevada. The range is a north-south trending range which straddles the Lander-Churchill county boundary for about 16 miles. The highest peak New Pass Peak has an elevation of 9.003 feet. US Route 50 crosses New Pass Summit on the south end of the range between Austin to the east and Fallon on to the west. The range was named from an early settlers belief that his route through the mountains was a "new pass" through the area.

The Desatoya mountains lying to the South-West and the Clan Alpine mountains in the West. North-Augusta mountain Valley Antelopes in the North-East. To the East of Ravenswood mountain at the South end of the Shoshone and Nevada state route 305. To the South-East along the river valley Reese Austin in the Northern part of the Toiyabe series.