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Mount Lola
Highest point
Elevation 9,147 ft (2,788 m) NAVD 88
Prominence 2,068 ft (630 m)
Listing California county high points 18th
Tahoe OGUL Peak List
Location Nevada County, California, U.S.
Parent range Sierra Nevada
Topo map USGS Independence Lake

Mount Lola is a mountain in the Sierra Nevada of California. Its summit, located north of Donner Pass and Interstate 80, is the highest point in Nevada County. It is also the highest point in the Sierra Nevada north of Interstate 80. A subsidiary peak 1.2 miles (1.9 km) north of the main summit is highest point in Sierra County at 8,848 feet (2,697 m)NAVD 88.

The area receives copious snowfall during the winter because of its high elevation.

The Mount Lola is named for Lola Montez, a famous resident of Nevada County, who lived in Grass Valley in the 1850s.

Joseph Karl Stieler - Lola Montez
Lola Montez, 1847.
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